• Life as a Magazine Intern

    For an unpaid intern, I’ve got quite a few deadlines on my plate. This isn’t something I begrudge, as I actually enjoy the work I’m doing and see this as something valuable in the long run. To be fair, the work is less than what I’d be expected to submit in school. Two interviews, an article to be fact-checked, and…

  • Cats and headaches and bahn mi

    I went to feed my friend’s cats yesterday. While on the way, I stopped by a hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese restaurant. It was just a narrow room that had maybe four to five tables. One table had four people playing cards and gambling when I stepped inside. One lady was waiting for her takeout order.  The owners were attentive, even asking me…

  • We’re good, aren’t we?

    It’s Tuesday, just half past midnight. Last night, I was waiting at the bus stop around the same time. It was my last shift at work. My co-worker made me go live on air to cast the news. My producer told me I should be proud of myself- going through school and working while still pulling off a high level…

  • The tarot says..

    But do I really have to work in breaking news? Do I really have to be a daily reporter? It's not what I truly want, is it?