Brian Kerrigan

Brian Kerrigan

Brian Kerrigan is a graduate of the University of Washington Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program and is currently pursuing a M.A. in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University. His work has appeared on Votevets.org, Wordpress, and the Yahoo Contributor Network. He is two time veteran of the Iraq war and is currently seeking literary representation for a manuscript he wrote documenting his experiences in Iraq. His specialty is in politics, world events, social issues, op-eds, and history. He was recognized by the Phi Theta Alpha historical honor society for a historical essay on the Battle of New Orleans. Brian works as a writer and media editor for a technology consulting firm near Olympia, WA. He lives in the South Puget Sound area with his wife and three children.
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B.A. in Social Studies from the University of Washington. Is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Journalism from Full Sail University

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  • First Person: What Americans Can Do to Support the Troops, 10 Years After Iraq
    This story is a first hand report about a veterans experiences since he first deployed to Iraq nearly Ten years ago. The author tells us about the transition back home and what we as Americans can do to support the troops.
  • Soldiers and Veterans Call for Equal Standards for Combat Occupations
    DOD leaders recently announced that the DOD would be reversing a rule that restricted women from serving in combat roles. Soldiers and Veterans express their comments and concerns about this change to current DOD regulations.
  • Chuck Hagel, Hawkish yet Sensible?
    A veterans opinion on President Obama's resent nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.
  • Chick-Fil-A Media Coverage Influences Voters
    Chick-Fil-A has received a lot of attention from major media outlets after the company's president voiced his opinion on same sex marriage. The writer explores how this media coverage is affecting the opinions of media viewers in an election year.
  • Does Social Media Have a Place in Today's University Classroom?
    The writer discusses how social media plays an integral part of the modern university classroom. This piece touches on student and faculty use and how social media is being used as a tool to enhance the learning experience.
  • Little Boxes
    In this essay the author explores middle class America through the lens of a pee wee football dad. As Americans experience foreclosure, layoffs, and political unrest this essay provides a good look into what makes America.

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