A World Away from the World

Darnell Thompson doesn’t feel any different than anyone else. It’s the world around him that makes him feel different. The world around him judges him because he’s in a wheelchair. “People like to judge a book by its cover,” said Thompson. “I don’t feel no different than I did when I was walking.” I spent […]

Saturday Study Session, Facebook Included

This is my first attempt at using the software Soundslides. For class today, we were asked to pair up with a classmate and get ambient sound, interviews, and photographs of one of two subjects: the wind or studying. We were asked to take all of those elements and put them together into a 30-second sound […]

The Image that Changed a War and Ruined a Life

Katy Helvenston has had the same nightmare for seven years. Every night, she sees the image of her son’s charred and decapitated body hanging from a bridge in Fallujah, Iraq, as locals cheer in celebration. The nightmare is very real. The image is a nightly reincarnation of a moment captured on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 […]