Technical writing: boring or brilliant

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I always hear how good a technical communications gig can be, however, the people who are telling me that aren’t necessarily still completely relevant in that field. This leaves me wondering, is this field really still one I want to be a part of?

First I should probably clarify that while my degree’s major, convergent media, does qualify me for most tech communication positions I do have other options; in fact, that is the main reason that drove me to research which avenue would be most beneficial to pursue.

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One box to rule them all or one bad idea

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Recently, I went ahead and bit the bullet and got an Xbox One. Even amidst the clouds of doubt and pitfalls ranging from the dreaded 24/7 online dependency and supposed inability to trade or resell games, I was compelled to give it a shot.

Here is what I found so far:

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Idiot Parade

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This one is for all of the people who have to commute to Western… You will get this for sure.
It never fails. I start out on my hour-and-a-half trek every morning, minding my own business, listening to whatever morning show I happen to have on the radio, and I see a hulking silhouette on the horizon.

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The bad is back baby…maybe

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After suffering unforeseen backlash from the first East Hills Mall commercial that went viral with over 2 million hits, Producer Chris Fleck’s sequel commercial is still a question that’s waiting for an answer.

The second commercial has actually already been produced and made live on YouTube, if only for one night before being mysteriously removed.

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A hand up

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(Written for The Griffon News at MWSU)

When everything goes all tight in the chest and it feels like the weight of a thousand atmospheres is crushing in from everywhere at once, relentless. The ticking of seconds screaming like thunder as they fall away while the expectations of deadlines and the ghosts of too many wasted nights haunt with rising vigor. Missouri Western offers us a hand up.

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