semester of yes

*This post was previously published for the blog, “Rachel Shubin.” It is now Cape May Rachel*

Last semester I decided to have a “semester of yes.” For me, this personally meant I needed to say yes more and take advantage of all that GMU has to offer before I graduated.

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  • I attended a Bernie Sanders Town Hall event at GMU
  • I’m a staff member of IV Estate, the student newspaper
  • I got to watch my broadcast journalism professor do a live shot on campus before President Obama’s town hall on gun control

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  • I saw Hoda Kotb at GMU
  • I became a contributing writer for Tote Magazine (wrote about #FreeKesha; Underrated TV shows)
  • I attended a Hillary Clinton Rally at GMU

I can’t wait to see what other opportunities I will have a chance to say yes to, this semester.

Author:

Rachel Shubin lives in Cape May, New Jersey. She works full-time as the content marketing coordinator for the Cape May County Herald Newspaper. She also writes a freelance book review column for Cape May Magazine. Rachel’s previous work experience includes a year and a half of freelancing for the Cape May Star and Wave Newspaper. Her beat was municipal meetings, human interest and a multiple article series featuring millennials. She also has two years at the front desk of the Victorian Motel under her belt. Rachel graduated from George Mason University in 2016 with a B.S. in communications and a concentration in journalism. Rachel currently writes Sandpiper Cat Blog. She is an associate member of the Cat Writers’ Association. Rachel wrote for IV Estate, George Mason University’s student newspaper. Rachel was a contributing editor to Tote Magazine. Rachel has worked with Cape May Magazine, since 2013. Rachel was a marketing associate for The Admiral’s Daughter by Beth Jannery. Rachel previously for the W.T. Woodson Cavalcade (4 years), CWA Meow Newsletter, Cape May Star & Wave Newspaper, The Fairfax Patch, Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation newsletter and The Pennant Magazine. Rachel currently volunteers with Animal Outreach of Cape May County and has previously worked with Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation. Rachel can be contacted at capemayrachel@gmail.com.

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