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7 May

The Spectrum at Sacred Heart University

   The Spectrum is a student written and produced campus wide publication at Sacred Heart University. I served as a staff reporter for the Arts and Entertainment Section from Fall 2010-Spring 2011, and as the Arts and Entertainment Editor from Fall 2011-Spring 2012.

                This article features a concert recap, audience reactions and information on the artist.

               Interview with Lee DeWyze. To set up this personal interview I contacted DeWyze’s publicist, Jamie Coletta at Sony Music, and arranged a phone interview with DeWyze.

              I conducted a personal interview with band members by contacting their publicist, John Ochoa at the Mitch Schneider Organization, and arranging a phone interview. This article also features information on the band, performance information and student reactions to the event.

             This article is a review I wrote on the 2011 Country Music Awards.

             This was a research and reaction piece I wrote regarding X-Factor.

TheCollegehelper.com

As an intern for TheCollegehelper.com, I wrote blogs off of personal experiences, interviews with peers and experts available to me, and also internet research.

I wrote three blogs per week for 15 weeks as part of my internship, and each blog can be found at TheCollegeHelper.com.

This website is an informational website that provides insight to high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and senior, and also first year college students and their parents. The purpose of the website is to prepare these students for the transition to college life, from money management to SAT prep, to handling roommate issues and recommendation letters.