Working a Film Festival!

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This summer, I was able to work one of the coolest experiences of my life. Well it started in January, my sister had me meet a National Geographic photographer named Daryl Custer. He wanted me to join him in the Albuquerque Film and Music Experience (AFME). AFME is a week long festival with independent films, […]

Cute coffee shops to do homework in

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Coffee shops- the college student’s best friend. You go in, buy a latte, sit down with your laptop, and crack down on assignments and studying. Albuquerque does an amazing job at providing us the coffee shops we need, and they are also aesthetically appealing. Some people don’t know about these shops, despite their wonderfully cliché […]

Albuquerque Mayoral Race

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In October, Albuquerque will be electing a new mayor. Richard Berry will not be seeking re-election. Currently, there are 14 candidates running with more possible by the end of April. As part of my Due Diligence as a citizen, I am going to research these people and share my finding with you. I will not […]

Field Trip

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This semester I am taking a Sound for Media class. We focus on recording, editing and mixing audio. To help us with the class our instructor arranged for us to go to an actual recording studio. The owner and engineer, Matthew, gave up his professional time to talk to us. He brought in a drummer […]

Food worth celebrating

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If you know me then you’ll know sometimes I like to indulge in silly food “holidays.” Apparently last Thursday was National Pizza Day, and upon learning this—after a particularly busy day at school—a pizza sounded pretty darn good! So I decided to break my streak of veggie-and-protein-filled dinners for one of my favorite go-to’s: green chile and pepperoni. […]

Comic Con

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So I went to the ABQ Comic Con this year as usual and it was a lot of fun. I got to go with my friend Adrienne and we had a lot of fun. I kept getting asked who I was cosplaying as or if I wanted to be in a cosplay contest. My answer […]

One week is enough, right?

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So we basically have just one more week before the new semester begins. Normally I would address these thoughts with a shudder before quickly dismissing them. A student must always be in denial of their responsibilities during breaks, right? Well I find myself, once again, looking forward to the beginning of the semester. Although last […]