This course has taught me a lot about communication and storytelling with various mediums. First, in terms of technology, I learned some strategies when recording audio and video, how to edit on Final Cut Pro, and how to optimize photos on Photoshop. The first time I tried to record soundbites, the audio was barely audible …
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KSTM News Brief
Check out my KSTM News Brief In this project, I used Garage Band for the first time… It was a different experience from Final Cut Pro, especially when it came to layering sounds. This project was also a good way to practice annunciating words clearly and accurately but still emotive. I also learned how difficult …
The St. John’s Bible and the Vulnerable in Society
On October 16, St. Mary’s University hosted The St. John’s Bible and the Vulnerable in Society, a presentation lead by associate professor of theology, Robert “Bob” O’Connor, Ph.D. O’Connor displayed the masterfully crafted volumes of the St. John’s Bible at St. Mary’s and demonstrated how the illuminated text reflects the modern world and the issues …
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Anna Padilla, a mother of a St. Mary’s student, demonstrates how to cook carne guisada, a classic Mexican dish. She also explains how she learned to cook from her mother and elder sister. Carne Guisada recipe: Ingredients: • 1 lbs cut up beef (either stew meat or pot roast meat) • 1 can tomato sauce …
Sewing Sisters: Pass on the Love
Kathrine Johnson, instructor of costume design at St. Mary’s University, explains how sewing has impacted her daily life since she was a child. Now, she passes on her love of sewing to her students, or “sewing sisters.”
Photos courtesy of St. Mary’s University. “The Bells of St. Mary’s” recorded by the St. Mary’s University Concert Band. Produced as a class tutorial on Final Cut Pro for Media Production.
San Antonio Family Relaxes on a Lazy Sunday
In these photos… Twelve-year-old 7th grader, M. Padilla, solves his Rubik’s Cube, one of his favorite pastimes, during a relaxing weekend. San Antonio native, Anna Padilla (née Calderón), parish coordinator and mother of three, irons her youngest son’s button-down shirts. In the middle of ironing, Anna Padilla refills her iron with water on a typical …
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Trombonist Masters the Art of Practice
Joshua Padilla, a Texas State alum, reflects on his lifelong journey playing trombone and how he realized the importance of consistent practice. He currently performs with his church choir.
Gone Fishing: A Student Introspective
A short interview with Paul Pruski, a senior criminology major at St. Mary’s University. Pruski reflects on his love of fishing and why he appreciates StMU’s small campus.
FA 19 Media Pro Class!
The Fall 2019 class of Media Production I students: Top row, left to right: Michaelangelo Betancourt , Alejandro Beltran Del Rio Second row from top, left to right: Jocelyn Alvarez , Sofia Ruescas, and Alyssa Vela Upper middle row, left to right: Brandon Villarreal, Jonier Gutierrez, and Maria Esquivel Lower middle row, left to right: …