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Jessica Saxon

English faculty, Craven Community College in New Bern

I See Dead People

PRESENTED ON APR 18, 2015
IN NEW BERN @ VOL 1

Professor of English at Craven Community College in New Bern, Jessica Saxon looks at early forms of "Spirit Photographery" and "Memento Mori," Victorian photos of the recently deceased. She discusses these earliest forms of photos manipulation that attempt to quantify and solidify the unknown. 

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Dead Heat

BY ANTHONY LUKE
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 09, 2013

Anthony Luke talks about a unique twist that they added to a marathon last October. People dressed as zombies and chased the marathon runners in order to take their blue flags. They plan on doing it again this year at a new location.

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I See, Like a Bird, I Sing

BY SARAH WALLIN
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 06, 2014

Sarah Wallin enjoys diving deep into the multitude of life's mysteries and pondering the meaningful coincidences, or "synchronicities," that occur in life. In her experience, she has found when she lets synchronicity navigate her life, it feels as if her story is unfolding with the logic of a dream. Sarah shares her journey of personal discovery.

 

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Dead Frog in the Rental Car

BY SUSAN MAILLOT
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 26, 2015

This is a look at finding delight and laughter, loneliness and frustration, and amazing people we find in our business travel journey.  Different than holiday and exploration travel where it's all about "me", business travel comes with a "they" agenda and the parameters that brings.  The trick is not to lose yourself in the agenda and to enjoy the ride and the surprises you may find.

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I Can See My House from Here: The Rise of the Atlanta Airport

BY HANNAH PALMER
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Hannah Palmer grew up in the neighborhood that would one day become the world's busiest airport, Harstfield-Jackson International Airport. But where did this behemoth come from? 

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I Don't Shoot People

BY MIEKE BOYNTON
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 02, 2015

An opinion piece that will make you reflect on what the implications of photographing people are and it provides suggestions on how to be behave better, more ethically when photographing people in public spaces. 

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Reckless By Nature - Finding the Flow

BY BRENT E. HOUZENGA
@ VOL 18 ON OCT 22, 2015

Brent Houzenga is a New Orleans-based painter and musician who could be the epitome of reckless youth growing in Fulton, IL and being told he can be whatever he wanted.  Today new father, Brent’s projects consists of painting of dead people.  He shares with us his idea of finding and achieving flow in his work and life.

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You See, I Say: Transforming Pictures to Prose

BY HYACINTHE MILLER
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 22, 2016

Hyacinthe Miller feels strongly that words are magic. She is an omnivorous reader, a world traveller, blogger and content curator. She shares about how, as a writer with a vivid imagination, her perceptions, especially of
the visual, yield stories.  

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I See Fish People

BY BEN MADDOX
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 10, 2016

Underwater photographer and videographer Ben Maddox shares images from his TV series "I See Fish People," which features footage of freshwater fish in the lakes, rivers and other waterways of Vermont.

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I Was There

BY TONY COSIMANO
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 18, 2017

Tony Cosimano, a helicopter pilot and musician ‘was there’ at historical events including Kennedy’s inauguration, Viet Nam and Woodstock.