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

Maine/Massachusetts Photography

Working at Camp Skylemar is a full-time gig. Often, I am unsure of what day it is, as weekends do not exist on camp schedule. On a typical day, we are up by 7am and in bed at around midnight, sometimes later. Despite the long hours, I am thriving, constantly at work which is good, … Continue reading Maine/Massachusetts Photography

“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

Staff Orientation Week at Camp Skylemar

Maine is a wonderful place--save for all the mosquitos. It's lush with great green fields that expand deep into the horizon, pushing itself into the blue, blue coast. The days are bipolar, with rain and fog and wind one day and sun and heat and dryness the next. All this makes for an interesting climate, … Continue reading Staff Orientation Week at Camp Skylemar

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

Antelope Canyon/Page Photography – April 30, 2017

I recently took a trip out to Page, Ariz. with Halie Chavez, a friend and coworker at The Lumberjack.  Chavez is the Director of Photography at The Lumberjack and is currently working on her capstone regarding the closure of the Navajo Generating Station and its impact on the citizens of Page. For more on Chavez and her … Continue reading Antelope Canyon/Page Photography – April 30, 2017

Four Cornered Room Album Release Party at Firecreek Coffee

Photography: Sophie Mitrokostas Since Nov. 8, it has been impossible to have a decent conversation. Donald Trump is now President-Elect Donald Trump, and it appears that is all anybody wishes to talk about. This is not to say that conversations about this man should not happen. However, this is to say that conversations about this … Continue reading Four Cornered Room Album Release Party at Firecreek Coffee