My 400 days in hell: #FreeAJStaff journalist Peter Greste speaks at CU

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, recently freed after 400 days in an Egyptian prison, was contemplating a hunger strike on the day of his release, he told Cardiff University students today. The trial and appeal process was full of so many false starts Greste said he learned not to get his hopes up. “One of the …

Homesick in the land of rugby

"Homesick in the land of rugby" is an op-ed article I wrote for the MAIJ postgraduate student newspaper. In the days following the Patriot’s victory in Super Bowl XLIV, while envisioning all the nachos I missed out on, I took the opportunity to express my homesickness in journalistic form. Enjoy.  

a la Cardiff

  Bon voyage! Adios! Sayonara! Too da loo! Ffarwell!   No, I didn’t misspell farewell. Ffarwell is goodbye in Welsh. In two weeks I’m leaving for the year-long International Journalism Master’s Degree program at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales.   I want to make a difference. I want to be involved in what’s happening in …