May 6, 2018
Sitting back and relaxing with feet up on the desk.

The Key to a Stress-Free Life

Stress, we all get it, but where does it derive from? It can be caused by multiple things such as having a lot on your plate, meeting deadlines, or even having to resolve a problem. Regardless of what is causing you to stress, I will give you a tip that […]
April 10, 2018
Photo of teacup, sketch tablet, and candle on desk

Five Signs You’re Destined to be a Designer

Starting college three years ago, I had a few very different ideas for the major I wanted to declare. I knew (or thought) I wanted to either be a nutritionist, psychologist, or dentist, none of which have anything to do with the major I am currently finishing my degree in […]
April 10, 2018
Graphic of glasses of juice

Five Ways to Keep the Creative Juices Flowing

1. DO YOUR RESEARCH – As a designer no good comes of “just wingin it” you need to know your audience, know your narrative, and proceed accordingly! Designs are FUN but if you’re the only one who knows what is going on, you leave your audience confused and quick to […]
April 10, 2018
Jae Siqueiros standing in front of a Chico State sign in 2018

From Student to Change Agent

I first walked onto this campus in 2016 as a transfer student from San Jose State who wanted to study journalism. This, though, however was just a vague explanation that I would tell all the new people around me.   In 2016, I couldn’t tell you that I was a […]
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 […]