wynn-harrison

Hi I'm Wynn! I'm a multimedia journalist and will be graduating from Emerson College with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science in May 2012. I've worked with TV, Radio, and now I'm online! I love Mexican food, twitter (@WynnHarrison), current events, and watching "How I Met Your Mother". Feel free to contact me!

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Diana, Princess of the Internet

In 1997, uniting online wasn’t nearly as powerful as it is today. But Princess Diana’s death gave the world a reason to speak up and created an example for us to follow.

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Quidditch not just for those at Hogwarts

We go to schools where running around with a broom in between your legs is as cool as it gets. Muggle Quidditch has taken off and at some schools, is even more popular than traditional sports.

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It gets better for LGBTQs

The “It Gets Better Project” is proof that while maybe we won’t be the generation that changes the country’s gay rights laws (but we hope we are!), we are indeed a generation of encouragement. This Youtube account gives the opportunity for LGBTQs who are out and in the world to send a video message to those who are still in their adolescent years facing intolerance.

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We demand rights in the ‘Land of the Free’

We are the generation that understands that America is not the free nation that its founding fathers promised. We are the generation that wants to see change. We are the generation that will not rest until we see that change happen.

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The Golden Age of Journalism

Journalism is not dying. In fact, it has come to life, and Gen Y is here to make sure it stays that way. Welcome to the Golden Age of Journalism. Not only are we out there telling stories, we are doing it effectively and will someday (hopefully) have the credibility of some of the greatest voices of the craft.

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Reverse culture shock and the study abroad backlash

Reverse culture shock is the moment when, even after visiting place after place for an extended period of time and wanting nothing more to come home, you find it most difficult to assimilate back into your own culture once you arrive. For this overly mobile generation, it’s become especially difficult.

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Gen Y loves their cigarettes

Millennials still light up, even though we have always known that cigarettes are bad news. So why are we still smoking? Here are three reasons.

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A Different Kind of Activism

Generation Y doesn’t march on the streets. Instead they take to Facebook and Twitter to protest. Could it be, though, that this is just as effective?

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The Internet job hunt

Here I stand, halfway through my college career, and I look to the graduating class of 2010 for some answers. Are there jobs for us Millennials? Or should I just give up now, return to the confines of my small … Continued