Midway through my sophomore year at Minnesota State University Moorhead, I began to realize that I wasn’t satisfied with my chosen major. I didn’t want to work in human resources or resolve professional or personal conflicts for people, I wanted something creative, something that would allow me to write, something to let me take advantage of my love of photography. I spent a lot of time thinking how I could redirect my studies effectively to reflect this epiphany, and decided to study advertising and public relations; it was then that I realized I wanted to work at a newspaper, despite the rumors among professors that print media was shrinking quickly and the market was shifting.

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