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A Journey Toward Technological Confidence

You don’t have to know it all before you begin . . . 

Coming into Multimedia Reporting, I had absolutely zero experience with using media. In fact, I hated technology! I could barely take a video on my phone, let alone use a video camera. And the recorder? I had avoided using it up until this point in my college career, and I now I was going to regret it. This class had me petrified.

But I didn’t want to let my fear of technology get in the way of my education. This seemed like the perfect opportunity to express my creativity. I wanted what I produced in this class to be a reflection of my values and interests. Continue reading A Journey Toward Technological Confidence

Domestic Abuse on College Campuses

When men are the victims

By Elise Feltman

Poster advertising Man Talks hanging in the Women's Resources Center
Poster advertising Man Talks hanging in the Women’s Resources Center

Domestic abuse toward Men

October is domestic violence awareness month.  Amidst the crisp weather and colorful leaves, people gather to discuss the issues of physical and mental abuse. Domestic violence is most often represented as being directed at women. However, men can also find themselves the victims of abuse.

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