March 13, 2018
Anna Baytosh hitting a volleyball over the net

How Being a Student Athlete Makes Me a Quick Hitter in the PR World

The ball drops.   In a single moment, the curtain falls on my career as a collegiate athlete. As my teammates saunter onto the court to wish the opposing team a good game, a feeling of accomplishment and pride overwhelms me, despite my team’s loss in the conference championship.   […]
March 9, 2018
Nick DJaying in at a nightclub in Chico

How Public Relations Contributes to my Side Business

When I am not speaking in front of the agency, writing press releases or taking trips to the coffee machine, I can be found with two turntables and a microphone making crowds of anywhere from 100 to over 1000 people put their hands in the air.   I am incredibly […]
March 7, 2018
Coby stands by her sister’s side, Kayla, as she gets married in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.

Not Filling Her Shoes

Starting my journey at Chico State, I knew it would be difficult. Not only because of the curriculum or being away from home, but because I had to fill the shoes of my sister who graduated 10 years before me in the same department. Following in her footsteps, I decided […]
March 7, 2018
Gold clock with black numbers and white background

The Stages of Morning

Have you ever been in the middle of that amazing dream where your celebrity crush is so in love with you, and as they’re about to kiss you the toll bell rings… and rings… and rings and you slowly drift awake and you realize it’s your alarm? The celebrity crush […]
March 7, 2018
Pistachios in shell

Bridging the Gap Between Farm and Table

As the daughter of a third generation citrus, pistachio and walnut farmer, I have been exposed to the agriculture industry my entire life. This lifestyle has shaped the way I see and interact with the world. I am often shocked by how removed people are from where their food comes […]
March 7, 2018
Writing on notebook and books spread on the table

How my love of storytelling evolved into a passion for PR

The frost is melting, the flowers are blooming and birds are singing. This can only mean one thing, spring is just around the corner. For many people this means it’s time for picnicking, kite flying and the annual closet cleaning. But for many graduating seniors, like myself, it is time […]