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Blog alert!

In General on September 24, 2013 at 22:08

Hi dear readers,

I’m really excited to announce my latest writing adventure—a blog!  You can find it here: juliagabrick.squarespace.com.  I’m going to do something for it every day, so the site will develop, I promise.

So please go take a look and feel free to give me feedback.   I’d love to hear any post suggestions or expansion ideas you may have.  Also, photos.  I’m notoriously short on them.  If you have any you’d like me to use and obviously credit you for, let’s discuss! Thanks for reading!

JG

A Note to Recent College Grads: Get Over Yourselves

In Los Angeles Times internship, Summer 2011 on May 18, 2012 at 12:15

I wrote this unsolicited advice to new graduates in response to a column by The New York Times’ David Brooks:

http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/06/a-note-to-recent-college-grads-get-over-yourselves.html

Violent video games: What’s your take on the Supreme Court’s decision? [Reader poll]

In Los Angeles Times internship, Summer 2011 on May 17, 2012 at 10:58

To switch it up a little on the blog, I let readers cast their own votes about a U.S. Supreme Court decision.  The justices had just overturned a California law that banned retailers from selling or renting violent video games to people under 18 without parental consent.

There were two main arguments about the issue: those who said the California law limited free speech and others who believed kids should not be exposed to the violent games.  We gave our readers those options or the chance to explain another opinion in a poll.  Read it all here:

http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/06/violent-video-games-whats-your-take-on-the-supreme-courts-decision-reader-poll.html

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