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Published Work

Your Right to Say No: a short history of the American boycott | Shakti Yogi Journal

Mommy Long Legs wants to be on your level | PreAmp Magazine

Colorado’s new riot grrrls | CU-Boulder MA Thesis in Journalism

Micah Parkin, a Fresh Face in Boulder Politics | The Blue Line

Andrew Shoemaker: Attorney and Businessman | The Blue Line

Review: Typhoon’s “White Lighter” | Radio1190.org

Review: Typhoon at the Hi-Dive, Denver | Radio1190.org

How the Boulder Tattoo Project inked and linked a community | CUIndependent 

The artistic upbringing of the Boulder Tattoo Project’s Chelsea Pohl | CUIndependent

15 ways to deal with a flight delay | My Bad Flight 

Yoga and meditation articles published on Oregon Sports News and Oregonlive.com

Yoga Journal

In print:

2014 Telluride Yoga Festival Review | Shakti Yogi Journal

Yoga Journal | June 2014

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China’s CCTV6 in Juneau

This story was produced for Juneau, Alaska’s KINY-AM in June 2015. I had a lot of fun interviewing Jesse Carlstrom for this piece, but it was no easy task cutting our hour+ long interview down to less than three minutes…

 

A Learning Process: How Boulder Valley schools found strength through the floods

Hallway chair races, classroom dance parties, and group sing alongs. Morale boosters like these were the ingredients that helped boost the spirit of some teachers and students across Boulder Valley schools after floods poured through their classrooms in September.

“Some children donated their life savings – their piggy banks – to the Crest View fund,” Merlyn Holmes, a parent of a Crest View Elementary first grader, said. “They were aware that this was a big deal and they were really happy to have a school to go to and to help.”

When heavy rains and disastrous floods hit Boulder County in September 2013, they not only impacted educators all over Boulder Valley School District, but students as well. Teachers and staff were able to keep their cool, though. They not only handled the event well and managed problems as they arose, but they taught valuable lessons to their students along the way. Lessons like: how does a rain cycle work? Why is rain good for our planet and how could it be harmful in a flood? And maybe most importantly: how can we help our community?

This lesson wasn’t just one for the kids. It was one for the adults, too.

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