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The Future of Disney Hollywood Studios

One of the more admirable characteristics of the Walt Disney Company has always been its dedication to change. It can be upsetting that something you fancy may not be around permanently, but it can also be tremendously exciting. Currently, Hollywood Studios is assuming an entirely new identity. The park was originally built as an insider look into life behind the camera. But now it is transforming to a focus on celebrating movies we already know and love.

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February 2016 FAA Hearing

Last week there was an important hearing in the Rayburn Building on Capitol Hill concerning the newly proposed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) bill. In attendance were members of the transportation committee, experts from the field of aviation, protestors, and aviation workers such as pilots and flight attendants. There was such a large crowd that staffers were directed to open an overflow room where the hearing was livestreamed.

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Ode to Google

This week YAHOO! announced it would be cutting 15% of its workforce. Such a dramatic announcement has lead to a flurry of rumors and speculation surrounding the future of YAHOO!.

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Jail Breaks on the Rise

The great escape from Alcatraz is the most notable prison break in history. Everyone has heard the story and the various conspiracy theories surrounding the event. Part of the draw to this story is the mystery surrounding the fate of the three escaped inmates. No evidence has ever been found to hint at either their demise or their freedom.

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The DC Experience

The Washington Center provided me the opportunity to intern this semester in downtown D.C. for my final semester. Not only did I complete my last 15 credits, I also gained valuable work experience, explored the city, took classes and engaged in professional development.

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Another Semester Done

Finals week consists of exams, papers and group presentation. As a Communications major, there are more long-term assignments due than actually having to sit down for an exam.

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Benefits of Pandora Radio

Not only does Apple offer unlimited music, Pandora Radio is a free music streaming service that plays music that you want to hear. The account user can search specific genres or artists, and create radio stations that will play similar music with limited commercial breaks.

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Pinterest: the Exchange of Ideas

Within the past five years, Pinterest has become the relatively new social media platform in which people can share visual ideas for projects and interests. It is another way to share DIY ideas with others who have similar hobbies and interests. You can look for ideas relating to anything, from food to clothing and home decoration.

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In the Wake of a Paris Tragedy

“This is an attack not just on Paris, an attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all humanity and the universal values that we share,” President Barack Obama said in addressing the press the day after the Paris, France attacks.

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Running for Life

I’ve been running for the purpose of exercise and recreational enjoyment since I was fourteen years old. Running has been the only sport that I ever excelled in. I was introduced to running at a young age, sitting on the side lines at Boston Marathon.

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