Police release CSUF lockdown tapes

Reposted from my article at the Daily Titan. Suspect may have left Mihaylo area 30 minutes before SWAT was called An armed robbery suspect who prompted an eight-hour campus-wide lockdown in December may have walked through the Steven G. Mihaylo Hall lobby half an hour before police called SWAT onto campus, believing he was still…

Photo Challenge: Mine (the Newsroom)

This is my newsroom, where I work as a copy editor for The Daily Titan, my college newspaper. I took these tonight during production to show a few of the editors as well as my computer and workspace. The guy in the white with a pen in his mouth in the first and last picture…

9/11: Ten Years Later

I was 11 on September 11, 2011. Now I am 21 and have lived half of my life under the shadow of that day. I can hardly remember the days before 9/11. Since May, the country has rejuvenated itself to degrees I have never seen. The young and old swaying to the tune of “U-S-A, U-S-A!” near…

The Hobbit Film: First Thoughts

Studying for a test, I decided to put on some Lord of the Ringssoundtrack. It has been a while since I have listened to it, and I am surprised at how I am still in love with it. “Samwise the Brave” and “The Breaking of the Fellowship” are two of my favorites. The depth of…

Classic Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

>I got my classic book review on Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities published for my school newspaper, The Daily Titan. You can check it out here: Classic Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

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> Sunset at Cal State Fullerton McCarthy Hall

What it Means to be Catholic (Christianity Essay)

My essay about the Catholic Church for my Introduction to Christianity class. The books I used are “Roman Catholic Church” by Richard P. McBrien, An Introduction to Christianity by Alister E. McGrath, and Roman Catholicism: The Basics by Michael Walsh. There are over one billion people who identify themselves as being part of the Catholic…

What it Means to be Orthodox (Christianity Essay)

This is an essay I wrote for my Intro to Christianity class, about the Orthodox Church. Primary sources used are The Orthodox Church by Timothy Ware and An Introduction to Christianity by Alister McGrath. “In the dark days in their history – under the Mongols, the Turks, or the communists – it is to the…