Obviously we have all heard the saying that college is the best time of our lives, but freshman year I was doubtful. At the beginning of freshman year I knew a maximum of 7 people out of a whopping 19,000. … Continue reading
I know I’m not the only one who has asked themselves, “when will I ever use this again?” For example, I am aspiring toward a career in the arts, I doubt I’ll be trying to solve complicated math problems. So … Continue reading
I was drawn to UPB by two cute girls selling promotional items at a Funny Freakin’ Friday. My friend always says “Follow the cute girls.” So that’s what I did, and now I am the only male member in Special … Continue reading
The Special Events committee hosted a Political Debate this fall just days before the 2012 Presidential election. Our committee felt that the debate would be eligible for a passport event request because of its educational content and informative structure. Applying … Continue reading
Many people assume that once an event is done, an event planner’s job is done. That is not true. An important aspect of planning events that not many think to do is evaluating the event and saving all the information: … Continue reading
It is my belief that one of the best ways to build and maintain professional relationships is to be accessible, helpful, and when in doubt, kill them with kindness. When hosting an event never lose your cool if things go … Continue reading
Before his show last Thursday in Wilson, I sat down with documentary film maker Andrew Jenks to find out how he got started film making, and what he’s looking forward to in the future:
UPB: You started your film making when you went into a nursing home to see what life was like near the end. What inspired you to create Room 335?
Andrew Jenks: I got into film making when I was a freshman at NYU living in a dorm with 300 strangers. At the time, my grandpa was in a nursing home and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I thought it would be really interesting to see what life was like from his perspective, and see what that subculture was like. At the same time, I wanted to make a movie or documentary, not just short clips for class. All combined, I came up with Room 335.