It’s Okay to Not Know What’s Next

Over the last couple of years, I have consistently been asked these two questions: “why this major?” and “what do you plan to do with it in the future?” I then respond with an, “I’m not sure yet… still trying to figure it out,” knowing that my answer wasn’t satisfying to both the person asking and to myself.

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Antes De Salir

If there were two words to accurately convey the thoughts running through my mind now, it would be these: cold feet.

For those of you that don’t know, I will be departing for Quito, Ecuador tomorrow, where I will be studying Spanish, intercultural communication, and other various subjects for the duration of the fall semester. This program entails the exploration of the highest capital city in the world (Quito sits at almost 10,000 ft elevation), the Amazon jungle, the Galápagos Islands, among other extraordinary locations. I will be living with 19 other students from other universities across the country, staying in both apartments and home-stays.

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What Immanuel Kant Taught Me About Journalism

To preface what you’re about to read, I should clarify that I am by no means a philosophy junkie with theoretical beliefs and opinions hidden away in my sleeve ready to be whipped out at a moment’s notice. I am simply a student who appreciates what studying foreign doctrines can do to expand your worldview.

On that note, I came across an excerpt on Immanuel Kant’s convictions regarding journalism and communication in John Merrill’s Legacy of Wisdom. I couldn’t help but think, “This is so philosophically dense… I Kant handle it!” Puns aside, I’ve always found the fundamentals of Kant to be an arbiter of both curiosity and criticism, as I’m not sure exactly where I would fall in his ethics.

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There and back again: Study abroad programs expand to New Zealand

For the first time ever, Azusa Pacific is introducing a summer study abroad option for communication studies and journalism students in New Zealand through a partnership with Christian nonprofit HCJB Global.

From May 16 to June 6, students will explore Auckland, among other destinations, through the partnership with HCJB’s Wandering Sheep Productions.

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There and back again: Study abroad programs expand to New Zealand

Christian Sanchez GRAPHIC Communication studies and journalism students can now study in New Zealand.

Christian Sanchez GRAPHIC
Communication studies and journalism students can now study in New Zealand.

For the first time ever, Azusa Pacific is introducing a summer study abroad option for communication studies and journalism students in New Zealand through a partnership with Christian nonprofit HCJB Global.

From May 16 to June 6, students will explore Auckland, among other destinations, through the partnership with HCJB’s Wandering Sheep Productions.

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