When you think of engaging an audience, who do you want to reach? The majority of people answering this question would probably say something along the lines of, “As many people as I can.” Well, in order to effectively reach the most amount of people possible, it only makes sense…

I chose to research upon the small town I grew up in, Santa Maria California. By growing up in Santa Maria you will know that the majority of the population are immigrants of Latino descent. According to the Census Reporter, out of the 107,723 people that make up the population…

Dear Prof. Gerson,

It’s my pleasure to submit my application for your social media course.

I have been interested in Journalism since high school, and I have been an expert in social media ever since I was little. Understanding the way social media affects journalism is crucial to improving how…

I’m from a small hometown. The kind of small where if you want to do something fun, you visit Target, find something to eat, or just have a house party. Before I moved to college in LA county, I had always dreaded my time in my hometown for the sake…

Lael Wilcox on the first day of her trip through the Sierras. (Photographed by Rugile Kaladyte)

Traveling through unknown wilderness terrain may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But for ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox, a bike-packing trip through the high sierras that most would call insane was just another adventure.

The short film “The Long Way Around,” which premiered in January, follows her travels alongside friends…

One very tired couple, from Tlayacapan, Mexico

A scorching 90 degrees heat in Tlayacapan, Mexico. One couple decides to try and beat the heat to hike up one of the tallest rocks around the area. All this happened during January of 2021, on a trip to visit family in Mexico. We decided to visit multiple other cities…

Abrielle Rounds

CSUN Photojournalism student with a passion for telling stories through photos

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