Dear World-Wide-Web, As the first week of class comes to a close, I feel that I should update the Internet (who is anxiously awaiting) about what I currently have on my plate. It is a very exciting time, lots of changes on the horizon. For now, I am just trying to enjoy my senior year and … Continue reading The New Year
I had my second article printed in Baton Rouge’s daily newspaper, The Advocate. My Story, Yoga Class Strikes a Funny Pose, was on the front page of today’s People section. The piece discusses laughter yoga. The best way to describe this practice is the story’s lead: As Jenny Norris conducts a yoga class at Agame … Continue reading Second Article in The Advocate
“A generation ago, tucking in a baby meant a lullaby and nestling the child in a soft sea of blankets and bumpers. Today, that soothing nighttime ritual is viewed as dangerous.” I was very excited to see my name in print this morning. Louisiana’s capital city newspaper, The Advocate, picked up one of my freelance … Continue reading Article Published Today in The Advocate
Check out my latest project, The Old Country Blog (you can always conveniently find it here by clicking the tab at the top of the page). I created this blog to conserve my family’s culture, by telling stories from my grandparents’ motherland and serving up a complementary recipe. By preserving fable and food, I think my … Continue reading The Old Country Blog!
My friend and colleague in student media, Emily Slack, recently took some head shots of me. I’d like to give her a shout out and a big thank you for the lovely photos! Continue reading Thanks Emily!
“If you’re in D.C., join us at NG headquarters this Friday for a Young Explorers Salon, and meet three recent grantees: Shannon Switzer, Neil Losin, and Emily Ainsworth. Learn how their passion for adventure and the Earth led them from ‘fishing’ for lizards in urban Miami, to floating down California rivers, to running away with … Continue reading Meet NG Young Explorers
A photo by Stephanie Sinclair of an illegal child marriage in Rajasthan. The bride in the yellow veil is five years old. “Child brides are not unique to a single country, religion, or language. Even though child marriage is illegal in most nations, it is a common tradition — older than laws protecting against it.” … Continue reading My First National Geographic blog posted!