Spent grain story in Mountain Living Magazine

I recently wrote the cover story for the August issue of Mountain Living Magazine. I was proud of this story for a few reasons: 1) This is the last monthly issue of the magazine. Beginning Sept. 8, Mountain Living will become a weekly section within the Arizona Daily Sun, replacing our Sunday Arts & Living … Continue reading Spent grain story in Mountain Living Magazine

Defend DACA protest in Flagstaff

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump announced that the US would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Implementation, however, has been delayed for up to six months to give Congress time to work on a new immigration policy. DACA was founded by the Obama administration in June 2012 and protected certain illegal … Continue reading Defend DACA protest in Flagstaff

Trump Rally in Phoenix Draws Heat

President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday Aug. 22. Despite the 100-degree heat, thousands of individuals attended the event, with supporters and protesters meeting in the downtown Phoenix area early afternoon Tuesday. The rally comes a week after Mr. Trump’s controversial comments regarding the violence … Continue reading Trump Rally in Phoenix Draws Heat

“Like a First Kiss” release and work with Alsina Publishing

It is with pleasure and gratitude that I announce my story "Like a First Kiss" has been published alongside many other great authors in Alsina Publishing's new app, Lingo Bites. Lingo Bites uses storytelling to teach language, so you can read my story and others in a variety of languages. "Like a First Kiss" began … Continue reading “Like a First Kiss” release and work with Alsina Publishing

Forgotten Flagstaff

I spent my last semester at Northern Arizona University working on my capstone project with a good friend and colleague, Kari Scott. Our project focused on "houselessness" in Flagstaff, Arizona. Forgotten Flagstaff is a result of months of reporting, chasing after houseless individuals, pestering law enforcement and facing ethical and moral dilemmas. As a person, … Continue reading Forgotten Flagstaff

Rocky Mountain Revival – “Religions are not Potatoes”

I'm pleased to announce that my audio short "Religions are not Potatoes" was published this week by Rocky Mountain Revival. Rocky Mountain Revival is an audio art journal based out of (you guessed it) Colorado. I am quite proud to be involved with Rocky Mountain Revival as my hope is to produce more audio shorts … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Revival – “Religions are not Potatoes”

Everything is Energy

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After deciding I was to attend Northern Arizona University, a friend of mine wrote, “Ah, Flagstaff: where the only thing higher than the mountains are the people.” He was, indeed, correct. With an elevation of just over 12,000 feet, Humphrey’s Peak in Flagstaff is the highest natural point in the state of … Continue reading Everything is Energy