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#8: Summary

This blog post is going be very self-involved and maybe not too interesting, so I apologize in advance, but I thought I should end this thing up with a summary of what I have gained from my time at the … Continue reading

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#7: Writing a Profile and the Unsustainability of Alaska

So… I have officially left Alaska! After a 13-hour trip (which is still way shorter than the trip up there!) I arrived back home in Farmville, Virginia. Here it is much warmer and much, much, MUCH more humid. Still it … Continue reading

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#6: White Mountains

This week, I was assigned several new articles by my editor, so the last two weeks of this internship will be very busy! Jeremia said he would like me to write one on an environmental subject, one economic, one political, … Continue reading

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Post #5: Tying up some loose ends

Typically, I’ve been titling my blog posts by the week, but I’m so behind on this one, I won’t even do that. The first reason for the delay is just plain business…between my job, writing up articles and essays for … Continue reading

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Fourth Week: Angry, Young, and Poor

The fourth week of my internship, I covered the Angry, Young, and Poor, music festival in Ester. To begin with, I interviewed one of the organizers (or disorganizers, as they called themselves), about the music festival, which she had actually … Continue reading

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Third Week: 4th of July Parade

This week has been exhausting with starting a new job and continuing my internship, so this will be a short post, but I’ve had lots of good times and successes! In addition to finishing all the research for the biking … Continue reading

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Week Two: Interview Frustrations and Time Abroad in the People’s Independent Republic of Ester

Hello to anyone reading this blog! I have started my second week at the Ester Republic and am still enjoying my time here in Fairbanks, Alaska. This week I’ve been continuing my work on the article about biking in Fairbanks … Continue reading

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First Week!

Hello, everyone! This week, after a long road trip from Virginia including a 21-hour sprint to the Minneapolis Passport Agency for a last-minute book (who knew that you need a passport, not to get into Canada, but to get BACK … Continue reading

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