About Emily Fox

Emily Pennetti is a Metro State Journalism Student in Denver, Co. She works as a cosmetologist and freelance writer on the side.

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Gaining Experience without the Stress

December 1, 2014

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Internships should be fun. It’s a chance for you to work in the field you’ve been studying and dreaming about. It’s a chance for you to get your name out there, to make contacts, to expand your knowledge, to get you started on the right path. “Internships are critical these days for students getting started […]

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Interpersonal Violence: Be Sensitive, be knowledgeable

December 1, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — The Phoenix Center at Auraria presented an open-campus workshop called “You Don’t Need a Cape to be a Superhero” on safe tactics for bystander intervention when interpersonal violence is seen. It took place on Oct. 27 in Tivoli 442 and displayed many problems that humanity should address. Attendees were first given […]

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Multi-Event Mass Casual Training Help South Metro Emergency Units Prepare For the Unthinkable

October 23, 2014

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PARKER, Colo. – Members of the Parker Town Council spoke about a mock school shooting used for training purposes at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine on Oct. 15. “I was at the Rocky Vista , multi-event mass casual training,” said Parker Mayor Mike Waid. “It was the largest mock training, emergency training in Colorado’s […]

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The Need for Freedom of the Press in Professional Journalism

October 14, 2014

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DENVER,  Auraria Campus- A debate between two intellectuals about the First Amendment and freedom of the press was opened to all Metropolitan State University of Denver students on Oct. 2, 2014. Steven Zansberg, attorney at law, and Dr. Shaun Schafer, coordinator of the journalism program at MSU Denver, held court  in Tivoli 444 discussing whether a […]

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Recount Confirms Castle Rock’s Initial Open Carry Election

October 9, 2014

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Recount Confirms Castle Rock’s Initial Open Carry Election

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – Castle Rock city officials conducted a recount of the votes from the Aug. 19 special election which confirmed the initial count. It is official, voters are allowed to open carry firearms in public buildings and parks. A recount was issued due to discrepancies with the handling of ballots during the initial […]

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Integrity of Election Questioned at Town Meeting

September 25, 2014

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Integrity of Election Questioned at Town Meeting

CASTLE ROCK, Colo.- Castle Rock’s City Council motion to maintain an open carry law was met with opposition from many town citizens. With balloting that was flawed and back stepping by the council, citizens are wondering whether they have lost control of the election process. Castle Rock recently voted to allow firearms to be openly […]

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Get the Bang Out of Your Buck

April 28, 2013

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — College tuition is always escalating. Universities will put you in an inescapable debt. Community colleges will be a smaller debt, but a debt no doubt. Junior colleges will provide a good education for the money, but will only earn you an associate’s degree. With the economy in the shape that it’s […]

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Blown Away

April 24, 2013

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Summer months are fast approaching. Flowers blooming, grass coming to life and the sun heating up the atmosphere, most are excited for these next few months.  With schools on vacation, many families head out to the ocean for relaxation and fun. The beach is a perfect place to cool down on those excruciatingly hot days. […]

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Robyn Hilleary

March 26, 2013

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DENVER — Robyn Hilleary’s alarm clock rings out at 6:30 a.m. on Monday. As soon as it rings she hits the snooze button thinking, “just 10 more minutes.”  Two minutes into Hilleary’s snooze session she hears her sons, Ryan and Shawn, yelling at each other from down the hall. Hilleary rises out of bed sheepishly […]

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Flying Through Construction

March 18, 2013

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DENVER — Travelers will be excited to see Denver International Airport building onto an already booming business. Customer service is a large portion of an airport, and DIA is not one to shy away from this. With its shuttle services, restaurants and bars, DIA provides many ways for a traveler to relax. One thing is […]

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