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 […]
March 5, 2018
A plane flying through clouds with a sunset in distance.

Flying Feelings

Can you imagine your body being forced back into its chair, as an invisible weight is pushing you down further and further? You peek out the small, round window as the world around you races by. The passenger next to you shifts to look out the window as well, blocking […]
February 27, 2018
Camera in hand with golden light at the beginning of a walkway

Why are Photographers so Expensive?

I am writing this as a photographer and a public relations executive. I have seen how photographers can make a huge impact in PR campaigns, but I also know that good quality photos don’t come at a low cost.   Public relations firms use photographers in order to enhance company […]