Author: Ashley Wijangco

(S)Portlandia Adventures

This semester, I decided to take an overload semester just for a chance of going to Portland. As difficult as all of the school was at times, I’m glad I did it. I enrolled in a second eight-week Media course called “SportsMedia Industry Immersion” and the class was centered around a week-long trip to Portland scheduled […]

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A Decade of TWLOHA

Wednesday, March 30 marks the 10th anniversary of To Write Love on Her Arms. While I haven’t been completely invested in TWLOHA since its start, I have known about the organization for most of its 10 years of existence. In recent years, I’ve become very, very supportive of TWLOHA and its message, contributing to the excitement […]

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Thank you, Captain

I thought it was over. It was already a few minutes past 2 p.m. The trade deadline had come, and it seemed as though the Bulls were standing pat despite rumored efforts to deal Pau Gasol. I kept scrolling through my Twitter timeline, though. My sports PR class still hadn’t started yet, so I figured […]

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Two Decades

Four weeks ago, I turned 20 years old. I didn’t think much of it then, and I don’t think much of it now. I don’t find birthdays too exciting anymore. When you’re little, birthdays are a big deal because you get presents, cake and all of this attention. Everything is about you, and it’s great. Your […]

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Farewell, Grantland

I first considered becoming a sports writer my sophomore year of high school, the 2010-2011 school year. That was the year I really started to implement sports (mostly basketball really) into whatever writing I did, even my academic writing. It started with a vocabulary quiz I had in my English Ten Honors class. We had […]

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