Violet Acevedo

Author Archive: Violet Acevedo

Stories, fictional and nonfictional, have always fascinated me. The desire to discover new stories is why I moved from Austin, Texas to Boston to go to school. The drive to learn about capturing stories is why I am in the College of Communication. And the need to express stories is why I write for this blog.

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When You Know a City

When You Know a City

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

You can rationally quantify how much knowledge a person has about a city, but you can’t measure the way a person feels. You see, knowing a city is like knowing a person.

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Late-Night Hollywood Glamour

Late-Night Hollywood Glamour

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A story: It’s the kind of thing where it’s late and sleep refuses to climb into bed with you, so you turn on the television and watch whatever happens to be on the channel you were last viewing.

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Images of Boston

Images of Boston

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

When I think of Boston, certain images come to mind, little scenes captured in my mind’s eye that replay over and over again when the word Boston runs across my consciousness.

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Who put the Man in the High Castle?

Who put the Man in the High Castle?

| February 26, 2016 | 2 Comments

Philip K. Dick created a world where the Axis powers won WWII. Amazon tried to bring it to life. Did they succeed?

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‘Jane Eyre’: Timeless or Antiquated?

‘Jane Eyre’: Timeless or Antiquated?

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to Mark Twain, a classic is “a book which people praise but don’t read.”

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The Bias of Journalism (Education)

The Bias of Journalism (Education)

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

For a field that lauds balance and impartiality, journalism is taught in an extremely one-sided manner.

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An English Treat

An English Treat

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was the first cream tea, the first tea and scone I had in England, and it will always remain delicious in my memory.

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Doctor Who in America

Doctor Who in America

| May 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Doctor Who” is the longest-running, British sci-fi show. But there’s a difference between fans in the US and the UK.

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Not All Texans Say Howdy

Not All Texans Say Howdy

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Not all Texans are accent heavy, oil rich, and crazy conservative.

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