I’m finally playing Kingdom Hearts 3

I know, I’m late to the game — literally. But since Kingdom Hearts 4 (IV) was announced, I figured now is as good a time as ever to play the third (well, more like thirteenth) installment in the series. I’ll preface this by saying I don’t remember much of the story from the earlier gamesContinue reading “I’m finally playing Kingdom Hearts 3”

The Batman (2022) Movie Review

Those who know me are aware of my love for The Bat. Batman is my favorite comic book character for a variety of reasons, so when the new movie from DC was announced, I knew I had to see it. Spoiler Alert: this review goes into some details of the movie and may reveal spoilersContinue reading “The Batman (2022) Movie Review”

The Nightmare Before Christmas

This year for the holidays I wanted to feature decor and makeup from one of my favorite Christmas/Halloween movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas by Tim Burton. Decor I got the small black tree, tree skirt, and some ornaments from Hallmark, with other ornaments from Wallgreens. The theme was all about the movie, so I includedContinue reading “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

Wikipedia Project

As part of the digital media literacy course at ASU, students were tasked to become Wikipedia editors and help out with a WikiProject for local newspapers: News on Wiki. My part of this assignment involved doing some research about a newspaper that did not have a complete Wikipedia article, the Alachua Today in Alachua, Florida.Continue reading “Wikipedia Project”

Ways to Protect Your Digital Privacy

I was able to attend a webinar with one of my professors, Dan Gillmor, and online security professionals from Convergence Lab, News Co/Lab and the Programa de Periodismo del CIDE. They discussed ways to protect yourself online from hackers and government surveillance. I encourage everyone to use these tips to protect their digital privacy. “WeContinue reading “Ways to Protect Your Digital Privacy”

Creating a Y2K-inspired Web Page

I have been working on my coding skills in my free time by creating a website through Glitch using Y2K-inspired designs. This idea was brought to me by a post on Twitter about bringing back websites like Angelfire. When I’m bored, I like to make websites. I’ve been playing around with web page templates sinceContinue reading “Creating a Y2K-inspired Web Page”

My First Podcast!

For today’s blog post, I’m doing something different: a recording of a previous post, #PlantLifeIsBestLife, as my first podcast episode. You can read along while listening to the episode below. In the first episode of The Fury Podcast, I read from a previous blog talking about my love of plants and how I adopted soContinue reading “My First Podcast!”

Animal Crossing Island Tour Vlog!

In celebration of the new update, I take you on a tour of my island on Animal Crossing! Join me on an adventure around my New Horizon’s island to see all of the cool things I’ve done with it. Welcome to Dabylon, the island of your dreams! I’m your host, Niki. Today we’ll be touringContinue reading “Animal Crossing Island Tour Vlog!”

Why is Media Creation Critical to Media Literacy?

This week we’re diving into digital media literacy and content creation in my course at ASU. When it comes to digital media literacy, one thing to remember is that media creation is a key component. After all, if there is nothing to consume, then there is nothing to understand. In the age of social mediaContinue reading “Why is Media Creation Critical to Media Literacy?”