Writing & Reporting

As a communication specialist, it is safe to say that writing is one of the most critical skills to master. Throughout my experience in academic, administrative, and journalistic settings, I have always striven to craft thought-provoking, accessible, and engaging articles. The writing skills displayed below are ones that are not only transferable but ever-evolving as well. 

Morocco World News

Moroccan Identity: Reclaimed and Censored

Rabat – Chama Mechtaly is a young artist who is currently studying in Boston, Massachusetts. Through her art, she aspires to reclaim and paint a pluralistic and complex image of the Moroccan identity. However, this does not please everyone who comes across her work. Read more.

Chefchaouen International Festival of Photography to Be Held June 12-14

Rabat – The third Chefchaouen International Festival of Photography will take place from June 12 to 14, 2015. Read more.

Sting Performs at Mawazine Festival for the Second Time

Rabat – British music veteran Sting performed for the second time at the OLM Souissi stage on Thursday in Rabat. Read more.


Allegheny College

Meet Alex Marrero ’18

A fascination with logic and a dream of becoming a cardiovascular surgeon is what brought Alexander Marrero ’18 to Allegheny College. Alexander, from Hawley, Pa., enrolled at Allegheny to pursue his interests in pre-medicine and philosophy. Read more.

Galloping Toward Success

Phoenix Cooke ’15 recently competed in the Washington International Horse Show Adult Jumper Championship, and, with her usual determination and skill, rode her mount, Skys Burning Blue, to a second-place finish. For Phoenix, who has been riding for 16 years, it was another in a series of achievements in equestrian competition. Read more.

Sun-Kissed: Solar Holler is Repowering Appalachia

Dan Conant ’07 is helping to make West Virginia a cleaner, forward-looking place when it comes to renewable energy. The Allegheny alumnus recently established Solar Holler, an innovative solar-financing company that is bringing renewable energy to nonprofit organizations in the Mountain State. Read more.

Academic Writing

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest – Book Review

This review critiques Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The power and fragility of networked protest. Tufekci offers a volume that explores the different ways in which protests and social movements function in the 21st century. With the advent of social media and social networks, Tufekci builds her analysis on her expertise as a social scientist, an activist, and a computer programmer, thus producing a book that is accessible for academics, researchers, organizers, and activists alike. Read more.


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