Entries by Katey Haas

Balanced, Not Boring: How Embracing Life’s Simpler Fosters Stability

By Aliza Gray When you hear the phrase “The Roaring Twenties”, more than likely you conjure up images of all things Gatsby, namely sequined-studded flapper dresses and lavish parties. Yes of course the phrase aptly describes the outrageous and brash heyday of our great-grandparents, but in my opinion, that’s not its only definition. We are […]

The perfect program for recent graduates looking for a job in media

Introducing a new program tailored specifically for recent college graduates looking to land a job in media: WMI:JobLab. Our focus is based on one thing: making sure our students are prepared to land a job in media and to be competitive job candidates not just in today’s media landscape, but also tomorrow’s. With this focus […]

Horizons

By Maizy Kate Lind I have always been attracted to places I know nothing about. There’s an enticing, imminent promise of personal change that comes along with intense adaptation. In coming to Washington, DC, I knew I would learn things about a different social culture, but the uncertainty lay in how I would learn to mold […]

Temporary City Boy

By Kody Murphy I’m a small-town guy. Where I grew up in Michigan you had to drive close to 45 minutes to the nearest Walmart for your monthly grocery shopping trip. I grew up in a place where you are surrounded by trees in every direction. My graduating class was just under a hundred people. […]

We Breathe Fire

By Emma Kelly “Some women fear the fire, some women simply become it…” – R.H. Sin The 2017 Women’s March in Washington, D.C. was the largest demonstration in U.S. history. As unfathomable as it sounds, more than 4 million people marched across the country, according to the Washington Post. This didn’t include sister marches all […]

Top 5 Favorite Healthy Foods in DC

By Arielle Berger Hi. My name is Arielle and I am no stranger to food. I love to try new foods and seek out places to eat that are off the beaten path. I grew up eating primarily organic food with a salad at every home cooked meal, so I have a good sense of […]

How to Entertain Yourself When You Have Free Time at Work

By Nora Scally Update your LinkedIn I’ve become a master at making sure my LinkedIn profile is up to date and looking like a business professional. Browse through your photos and find the perfect headshot, write descriptions for all the jobs you’ve worked, and make sure you sound like a professional. Apply for Jobs/Internships On […]

Metro Story

By Marc-Yves Regis II When I found out that I would have to ride the metro into work, I was ecstatic. I had an overly romanticized view of what the ride would be like; I pictured myself holding a warm cup of coffee in one hand, with a crisp copy of The Washington Post in the other. […]