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Tagging Along with Shannon

► One of my very good friends made her first television debut with VBS Television! I was able to go with her and tag along. I thought it was funny how they mistook me for her manager because I was helping her get ready and lipstick checking and stuff. I just went with it, “Yes, I’m her manager.” I had fun experiencing the behind-the-scenes of television broadcasting. Shannon, congratulations on your debut in front of three million viewers! Also, I made eggs. FTC: This is NOT a sponsored video. VLOG CHANNEL: Rachel’s Life + MAIN CHANNEL: RaleighWritesTV Thank you for watching! Don’t forget to give this video a thumbs up for more. ♡ LOTSA VIRTUAL HUGS More with Shannon: Strawberry Festival 2015, Shannon’s 20th Birthday Surprise, Running My First 5K, Santee Alley and Bagel Cafe, Volunteering at Fundraisers, Shannanigans at the Old District of Anaheim, A Good Ol’ Cup of Pageant, Sponsor Mixer at Kiwanisland.

Rhetoric in Media

Today I did a presentation on Rhetoric in Media and in doing so I realized that I am getting closer and closer to my aspirations in life. How amazing is it that I had the opportunity to share with others two very important things that I’m passionate about: rhetoric and media. In doing so, I was also able to debunk misconceptions about the meaning of “rhetoric” and share with others how to use rhetoric to their advantage to be global, critically-analyzing citizens. Here’s a glimpse of the video I chose to share and dissect with the group: Prince Ea has always been a great resource for spoken word poetry about global issues. I chose this video specifically because it stresses the importance of staying connected virtually and physically and knowing when and where to find that balance. I am pretty sure the students thought I was ironic for showing a video about not using technology at a Media and Communications Summit. However, I chose it because (1) it is relevant to their age group and (2) they can …