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Posted by benjamin | March 31, 2017

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Posted by benjamin | December 2, 2015

Humanitarian action is supposed to improve the wellbeing of others. Unfortunately, in many cases government-channeled aid is relatively ineffective. In fact, it is often harmful, because it can fuel corruption,...

Posted by benjamin | August 2, 2015

[View the story "JCI Symposium on Social Equality recap" on Storify]

Posted by benjamin | July 20, 2015

With the global economic crisis abating, cities across the U.S. are experiencing an increase in entrepreneurial activity. Over the past few years, co-working spaces and incubators have been sprouting in...

Posted by benjamin | July 29, 2014

My 26-hour World Cup Final Extravaganza     To drive to George Town or to stay in Hat Yai, that was the question I was asking myself during the days...

Posted by benjamin | July 22, 2014

The whole Tribe on the beach of a private island ready for the closing event on the last day. Are you interested in personal growth? Do you like being around...

Posted by benjamin | May 27, 2014

This blog post is based on a speech I gave at Cave Springs ToastMasters Club in St. Charles, Missouri in May of 2014.   FELLOW CLASSMATES, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS, College...

Posted by benjamin | May 12, 2014

In my last ever college semester, I took a class every aspiring journalist should sign up for in this day and age: Online Journalism (also called Virtual300). Reporter-turned-educator Jill Falk,...

Posted by benjamin | May 12, 2014

  Creatavist Website In this day and age, there seems to be an online program for virtually everything. Do you want to create an infographic but don't have any experience...

Posted by benjamin | April 28, 2014

Creatavist Website I recently wrote articles about 2 Lindenwood University student startups with multimedia storytelling website Creatavist. Although it is still in its Beta, it is intuitive and allows you...

Posted by benjamin | April 24, 2014

[View the story "Domain Tech Report from Lab1500" on Storify]

Posted by benjamin | April 14, 2014

On April 15th, I talked about "News As a Conversation" in my Online Journalism class at Lindenwood University. The presentation was based on the chapter "Managing News as a Conversation"...

Posted by benjamin | April 9, 2014

This blog post is based on a speech I gave at Cave Springs ToastMasters Club in St. Charles, Missouri in April of 2014. Imagine you're in a bank waiting in...

Posted by benjamin | April 7, 2014

According to the newly released Accelerate St. Louis Startup & Capital Report 2014, the greater St. Louis region demonstrates “unprecedented growth and strength of the regional ecosystem for tech-based startups.”...

Posted by benjamin | April 6, 2014

When most college students are still sleeping, Jonas Kehrbaum pursues an extracurricular activity that allows him to stand out from the crowd. The Lindenwood University student is a member of...