Newlin's 3 a.m. Diary: Beginning of the end

Graphic by Noemi Gonzalez. Graphic by Noemi Gonzalez.

And just like that, winter break is over. Welcome back Sun Devils! I hope you weren't all freezing to death over winter break like I was. One day we had a high of seven degrees.... seven. I must say, it was amazing to arrive back in Phoenix to this beautiful January weather.

For any new readers, last semester my assistant editor and multimedia editor pressured me into writing this blog. Every week I reflect on the mundane elements of my life, what caught my attention and the latest SPM news. So far, most of it is stressing about what life holds for me after college because I am a senior with a ticking countdown to graduation.

Screen shot 2014-01-23 at 12.33.44 PM.png SPM's beautiful new office. Photo credit: Newlin Tillotson

I look forward to all that SPM has to bring to you in the coming months. We are getting a web redesign!! (yay) and we have two new issues that will offer the best of ASU and some insight into your own career plans. Also – though this is more for the SPM staff – we have a beautiful newly painted office that is a bold teal color. It is crazy how just a little bit of paint can change a whole room. All right, now I am sounding like an HGTV network host.

Have a wonderful week of school Sun Devils!

Excited for the new semester? Drop me a line at or follow my tweets @Newlin777.

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