Halloween an alluring time for kids and adults

The month of October, for some people, means only one thing: Halloween. With candy corn lights, a 1920s flapper costume and a trip to the local orchard planned to choose the perfect pumpkin, I am among those people. Along with the National Retail Federation's estimated 157 million Americans, I will continue my tradition of being …

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Corvette culture crescendos at National Corvette Museum anniversary

Bowling Green is home to the equivalent of a cathedral for car enthusiasts: the General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant, which has produced the world's Corvettes since 1981. Across Interstate 65 from the plant is the "chapel": the National Corvette Museum. Bowling Green's not called Vette City for nothing. Last week, approximately 10,000 Corvette owners and …

Going With the Flow

This video is a little late in coming. I did this as a final project for a class called The Politics of Natural Disasters in my second-to-last semester of college in 2012. My hometown of Paducah, Ky., was built on the convergence of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers and has suffered its own natural disasters …

College can be a special time of evolution for twins

The following was a final project for a journalism capstone class. I turned in the assignment in April, so any dates that appear out of place were, at the time, future occurrences. After cracking a joke, fraternal twins Katie and Alicia DiTommasso automatically mirrored each other’s laughter, leaning slightly forward, exposing identical straight teeth, their …

The Future

As an aspiring journalist in 2012, with the end of my undergrad just months ahead of me, I realize journalism is never quite the same from one day to the next. My education thus far has taught me that, if nothing else. Though I hope my performance can show that it has taught me much …