Author: Chloe M. Brown

Chan’Cellore Makanjuola: A Four-Year Journey

May 4, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown Graduation is a long hard road that senior Chan’Cellore Makanjuola is happy to be at the end of. Makanjuola is a Mass Communications Digital Film student at Our Lady of the Lake and is graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in May. Despite her busy schedule not once has Makanjuola complain about […]

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A Senior Farewell

May 1, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown As your last year rolls up, everyone will want to know one of two things: Where are you going and how was the journey? It’s a common reciting of reflection and moves on. However, for many, the reflection can be just as difficult as the question of what’s next. Here is […]

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What You Should Be Reading This Summer

May 1, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown Summer is around the corner and the to be read pile is growing. Whether you are wanting to read the hotest new books or you’re just looking for a good read, here’s a list of books that you should pick up to read poolside or take with you on your vacation. Let’s […]

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Is Listening To Audiobooks Really Reading?

April 12, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown There has been some debate on whether listening to an audiobook should count as reading. The classic arguments are that you are not sitting down reading the book, there is no physical book in your hands, how can this be considered reading? However, let’s challenge the classical view and understand why […]

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OLLU Student Film Festival

March 27, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—Our Lady of the Lake Mass Communications Department hosted a student film festival where students from two different film classes showed off short screenplays. These short films ranged from seven to twenty minutes long. Students, staff, and outside OLLU community gathered together in Thiry Auditorium to watch the films. The […]

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The Real-Almost-First Female President

March 2, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—Who do you think of when you think of the first woman to come close to being president? The answer is probably Hillary Clinton, but there is another lady that came before her. Everyone should know the name – Shirley Chisholm. This woman is a powerhouse of accomplishments. In 1968, […]

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How To Begin Writing An Essay

March 2, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—The most daunting thing is looking at an empty document knowing that it somehow has to turn into a five-page essay with cited sources and thoughtful insight. Often you’re thinking that after taking 18 hours that the only thoughtful insight you have is that you read the book and kind […]

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Trump’s Issue With Chain Migration

March 1, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—On Jan. 31, President Trump made his State of the Union Address where he took time to talk about chain migration. The issue of immigration has always been a platform for President Trump; this comes as no surprise to anyone who watched his rallies with supporters shouting “Build a wall” […]

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Veganism In San Antonio

October 26, 2017

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—Being vegan during the holidays, especially in San Antonio is not easy. As one of the few people on campus that don’t eat meat and the only one in the office that is a vegetarian, I am the now the guru on all non-meat topics. So how does San Antonio […]

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Inside Look Into Las Vegas Shooting

October 6, 2017

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—On Oct. 1, the annual Route 91 Harvest music festival became the worst mass shooting in U.S. history when a gunman killed 59 people and injured more than 500 others. All lives present were changed, and one of the many who survived the horror was Amanda Budzinski. Budzinski went to […]

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