<strong>The Disadvantage that can become an Advantage: The Dyslexic Voice</strong>

The Disadvantage that can become an Advantage: The Dyslexic Voice

Going back to the third grade, the teacher passes out a piece of paper and tells the class that we will have a timed writing assignment on the chapter we just read. For the average student, this might be scary, but doable. For a student who has dyslexia, however, this task seems impossible.  Timed writing is difficult for students with […]

Using PR To Help Others

Using PR To Help Others

Public relations is often confused with marketing and advertising. Although there is much overlap between these groups, public relations is often overlooked, and its benefits are forgotten. One aspect of PR that must never be forgotten, however, is its ability to help others. Many clients are often looking to spread the word about an important topic. As a PR professional, […]

Diversity and Political Communication: A Debt to be Paid

Diversity and Political Communication: A Debt to be Paid

Diversity tends to be approached with great caution from political communication professionals, but why? Personally, I believe that this is due to the fear that political parties have of losing voters if they take a position that may be controversial. This statement stands true not only when talking about problems facing the LGBTIQ+ community, but also when looking at people […]

<strong>Biden’s Student Loan Debt Plan: Analyzing Media Reactions</strong>

Biden’s Student Loan Debt Plan: Analyzing Media Reactions

On August 24, President Joe Biden announced the administration’s Student Loan Debt Plan, which included debt forgiveness for select individuals, a payment plan based on income, and an extended pause on accumulating loan interest. This proposal can affect countless college students and graduates, especially those with annual incomes under $75,000. The new initiatives target borrowers with federal loans for debt […]

The Power of a Campaign: Staten Islanders Against Drug Abuse

The Power of a Campaign: Staten Islanders Against Drug Abuse

A few summers ago, I volunteered at my local district attorney’s office. While there they assigned me to a new campaign called “Staten Islanders Against Drug Abuse.” For some background, my hometown of Staten Island, New York was dealing with a growing drug-use epidemic. The staff of the district attorney’s office knew that something had to change. The community was […]