Author Archives | Rebecca Rowell

Uh Oh, It’s The Eve of Christmas Eve

The air is full of the scent of sugar cookies and pine from the Christmas tree. You’ve placed all your sentimental ornaments among it’s branches. The macaroni picture frame and the Hallmark Keepsakes are side by side. You look at the tree with pride but then, your eyes fall below the branches. Here is where […]

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Women Hold Up “Half The Sky”

Suppose your professor told you that as a homework assignment, you had to watch a four hour documentary. Um, excuse me? No college student likes the idea of an extra long assignment. However when my Women and Gender Studies professor told us to watch the documentary Half the Sky, I never expected to have my entire […]

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P.O.W: Kitty Holtzclaw

In her exclusive series, staff writer Rebecca Rowell puts a spotlight on women in the workforce. P.O.W or Power of Women is a series of interviews with women who are making breakthroughs in their careers and teaching the upcoming generation a few things about woman power.  My next profile for the P.O.W series is a woman pastor. She’s an […]

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P.O.W: Dawndy Mercer Plank

In a new series, staff writer Rebecca Rowell puts a spotlight on women in the workforce. P.O.W or Power of Women is a series of interviews with women who are making breakthroughs in their careers and teaching the upcoming generation a few things about woman power.  Author’s Note: To begin my new series, P.O.W, I […]

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Switched at Birth: Redemption

As much constructive criticism as I may have given Switched at  Birth in the episode before the finale, I must say that the finale made up for all that and more. This wrap-up of Season 2 was both dramatic, alluring, sentimental and still left you with cliff hangers for Season 3. It was remarkably beautiful.

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Switched at Birth: Too Much Drama

There is only one word to describe this week’s episode of Switched at Birth: drama. While that is an obvious term to describe a drama television show, I use this term literally for this week’s episode. In fact, I believe that this episode had too much drama.

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Switched at Birth: Patience Tested

On this week’s all new episode of Switched at Birth, everyone’s patience was tested. The rising tension exploded into many arguments, tears and a trip to the ER.

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Switched at Birth: Secrets Revealed

This week’s episode of Switched at Birth was full of exploding secrets. The last time such big secrets came to light was when Regina revealed her knowledge of the the switch. While these secrets were not that dramatic, they were none the less life altering.

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Switched at Birth: Things Are Heating Up

On this week’s all new episode of Switched at Birth, tension is mounting and choices are revealed. Most of the characters are continuing in their new life, but a few refuse to adjust. It gives way for a particular heated moment between father and daughter.

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Switched at Birth: Facing a New Reality

It was quite a heart stopper on the past episode of Switched at Birth, literally. After John’s heart attack, he awakens in the hospital . However, this new reality is different for everyone. How they handle it depends on them.

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Switched at Birth: What If?

Tonight’s episode of Switched at Birth was the most dramatic one yet. There was an interesting game played on the show tonight, a game of “What If”. What if Regina had told the hospital about the switch instead of keep it to herself for 13 years? The answers to that question were revealed tonight. Answers  that surprised […]

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Switched At Birth: Mounting Tension Comes Spilling Over

It seems that not all is right on Switched at Birth. No, it does not seem to be the fact that you had two teenage girls that were ‘switched at birth’ when they were only nine hours old. No, it does not seem to be  that there are too many people living under the same […]

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Switched at Birth: A New Reality Sets In

In this third episode of the summer season of Switched at Birth, we see reality set in for both the Kennish and Vasquez families. The past two weeks’ episodes have portrayed an almost idyllic life of what “should have been” had the switched not happened. However, this week reality has reared it’s ugly head.

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