A Little Bit of Wisdom on This Wednesday

What is up followers!!! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with their families and friends, and I hope that everyone is enjoying the fun that is the month of December and the holiday season. I feel like during these months, you get to see almost everybody you love most in life, which is whyContinue reading “A Little Bit of Wisdom on This Wednesday”

Some People Are Irrationally Attached to Their Running Shoes

And I’m one of them. HA HA. What is up fam!! Happy Friday!! Today is a great day, if I do say so myself. A new article I wrote is now out on VICE! Check it out! It’s all about running superstitions, with a focus on shoes. Runners are crazy, crazy people when it comesContinue reading “Some People Are Irrationally Attached to Their Running Shoes”

I Got Real With Runner’s World About How I Broke My Bad Running Habits

Happy Friday you guys! No massive updates since my last post, but I’m honored to be featured in Cindy Kuzma’s, one of my mentors over the past few years, article in Runner’s World! I just thought I would share my thoughts and her article with you. It’s all about how I got over my poorContinue reading “I Got Real With Runner’s World About How I Broke My Bad Running Habits”

I Write For VICE Now And It’s Pretty Cool… Among Other Updates

Friends!!! Happy week after Fourth of July. I hope the holiday season and the whole month of July, my favorite month out of the twelve, is treating everyone well. This summer, I have started freelance writing for VICE’s health vertical, Tonic, which has been amazing. My editor is super cool (like, I totally want toContinue reading “I Write For VICE Now And It’s Pretty Cool… Among Other Updates”

What You’ve All Been Waiting For…

It’s here, guys!!!!!!! I sat in my room today listening to Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn” and crying tears of joy. After quite the labor of love, my grad school thesis/capstone project is here. I had so much fun working on this project, even when I was stressing about getting it done on time and perfecting everyContinue reading “What You’ve All Been Waiting For…”

So, About That Marathon Debut…

I know you guys have probably all seen my post reposted on my Facebook and Twitter, but in case you didn’t see it, I wanted to post it here too. Check out the blog post I wrote on the website of the company I am interning for this semester, Kurman Communications, Inc.! The post isContinue reading “So, About That Marathon Debut…”

The Women of LUXC Promo Video

For my final project for Digital Media class, I rebranded/updated social media for my cross country team at Loyola University Chicago. As a fifth year graduate student on the cross country/track team, I have exhausted my cross country eligibility and I only have track eligibility remaining for this year. Because I was not competing thisContinue reading “The Women of LUXC Promo Video”

Women’s Cross Country Makes Loyola History at NCAA Midwest Regional

The Women of LUXC   Media Contact: Ally Spiroff English, B.A., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2015 Digital Media & Storytelling, M.Comm., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2017 Loyola Women’s Cross-Country/Track & Field aspiroff@luc.edu @runningforlife2   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Women’s Cross Country Makes Loyola History at NCAA Midwest Regional The team closes out theContinue reading “Women’s Cross Country Makes Loyola History at NCAA Midwest Regional”

Russian Doping Scandal: Why It Matters That Russia Is Suspended from Track & Field at Rio 2016 Olympics

Russian Doping Scandal: Why It Matters That Russia Is Suspended from Track & Field at Rio 2016 Olympics Executive Summary The Russian secret service intimidated workers at a drug-testing lab to destroy more than 1,400 samples of positive-drug tests. Shortly after this scandal and many more were uncovered in a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) reportContinue reading “Russian Doping Scandal: Why It Matters That Russia Is Suspended from Track & Field at Rio 2016 Olympics”

Ramblers Run Regionals

The Women of LUXC Media Contact: Ally Spiroff English, B.A., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2015 Digital Media & Storytelling, M.Comm., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2017 Loyola Women’s Cross-Country/Track & Field aspiroff@luc.edu @runningforlife2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ramblers Run Regionals Loyola Women’s Cross Country Team Ready For Best NCAA Regional Showing Yet LAWRENCE, Kan., NovemberContinue reading “Ramblers Run Regionals”