While attending UNC-Chapel Hill, I became involved with the award-winning, student-run, college newspaper The Daily Tar Heel, and was part of the first group of journalists on the newly created Multimedia Desk at the time in 2009. The videos and photo-sound projects I created/helped create focused on University and local news and features that were of interest to the student population.
Walking the Trail of Dreams (April 2010)
Four people walking the “Trail of Dreams” from Miami to Washington D.C. in support of immigration reform are joined by UNC students as they pass through town.
Talking backwards (March 2010; this video has received over 42K views on YouTube since its publication)
Two students share when they learned they could speak backwards and the reactions they receive. They also try out a short conversation, backwards.
Build A Block Blitz builds homes (January 2011)
Over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, 280 students, faculty and staff worked together to build two houses as part of the UNC Build A Block project.
Know Your Rights: Alcohol Enforcement Laws
Dorothy Bernholz talks about what to do if you are stopped by the police for violating underage drinking laws.
The Wave Tank (November 2010)
A one of a kind wave tank was built in the basement of Chapman Hall over the summer of 2010. UNC researchers are using the wave tank to study everything from marine sciences to math. A study on oil spills is currently being conducted.
North Carolina celebrates gay pride (September 2010)
This weekend the Triangle hosted the North Carolina Pride festival. The pride parade was held Saturday in Durham.
Homeless for a night: Box-Out at UNC (March 2010)
On Friday, March 26, about 40 students spent the night in homemade box-forts to raise money for the Community Empowerment Fund to fight homelessness. The temperature dropped into the lower 30s overnight.