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Arielle Hixson
Arielle Hixson is a multimedia journalist. After graduating with honors from Wesleyan University, she went to Georgetown to pursue a masters in Journalism. While living in D.C. she had the opportunity to create DCMusiclive, a website that focuses on musical artists in the nation's capital. Throughout her graduate school career she worked at various news organizations including Fox 5, ABC NewsOne, and NBC Washington. Arielle is originally from a small town in New Jersey and enjoys dancing and playing piano for leisure. She is naturally a people person and it is her passion to become familiar with individuals from all walks of life. In the future she hopes to pursue a career in broadcast journalism, yet she will always love writing and expressing herself through blogging on a frequent basis.

Entries by Arielle Hixson

Online Dating: The New Normal?

(6) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 4:57 PM

The digital world is constantly evolving, having an influence on our work lives, leisure time and even our dating lives. According to the Association for Psychological Science, online dating is the second most common way for people to meet (CBS, 2012).

Nowadays, one third of people...

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Race and "The Hunger Games" - Interpretation vs. Reality

(5) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 1:45 PM

"The Hunger Games" was released to theaters a few weeks ago and received some pretty good reviews. Critics claimed that it was one of the highest grossing pictures of all time, and viewers were applauding the film's adaptation of the story -- well not all viewers....

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Martin Luther King Jr. Reaches The Mountain Top

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2012 | 8:10 AM

In November this past year, I was presented with an opportunity to see The Mountain Top, a groundbreaking Broadway experience. Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson were electrifying in this two-person production about the fictional final moments of Martin Luther King Jr. before he was assassinated. Extremely original,...

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Do Clothes Define Your Ethnicity?

(8) Comments | Posted August 24, 2011 | 10:27 AM

Are clothes associated with a particular race? This controversial question may fuel a debate. Certain aspects of fashion tend to connect to particular ethnic groups in the United States. For example, back in the 90s, the baggy pants, long chains and Sean Jean clothing were automatically associated with hip hop...

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The Island of Martha's Vineyard

(5) Comments | Posted August 4, 2011 | 9:00 AM

Early this summer a very touching film called Jumping the Broom was released to theaters. The movie features academy award winner Angela Bassett as well as other respected actors such as Loretta Devine, Paula Patton, Meaghan Good and Mike Epps. Jumping the Broom follows the story of an elegant wedding that joins together two...

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Family Vacations in Cape Cod: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

(1) Comments | Posted August 3, 2011 | 11:17 AM

Family vacations in Cape Cod can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we've done all the preparation. As part of a Huffington Post Travel series on traveling with children, here are recommended attractions for those planning Cape...

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