My Reasons for Pursuing Journalism

This summer, I am attending the National Student Leadership Conference focused on Journalism and Mass Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. In fact, I am writing this blog post from my Professional Newswriting class at the program. When I was signing up for the conference, there were many different majors I could choose from.…

American Culture: What is it Really?

The United States. A land of opportunity. A land of success. A land of diversity. People all over the world portray America as a superior country, one step ahead of the rest.  “The pride of being an American is so strong,” said Rebeca Maia, a National Student Leadership Conference student living in Recife-pe, Brazil. “I don’t feel the…