P.S. You’re Out of Milk Film

Thanks to Tuck’s Tap & Grille for allowing us to film in their bar – The band in the background (music not featured) is Brushfire Stankgrass, and they were really enjoyable performers, so check them out if you like bluegrass! I’d also like to thank Stefani Cronley and Alec Simkiss for their help as actors, because…

5 Habits to Help You Manage ADHD Without Medicine

I was diagnosed with ADHD and clinical depression when I was in 7th grade. I had had some of the symptoms of ADHD since I was little – impulsivity, fidgeting constantly, lack of forethought – but I wasn’t tested until I was around 13 years old.
Because of my particular diagnosis, symptoms, and a variety of food allergies, my parents and I chose a mix of medication, therapy and behavior changes to help me get through the difficulties that come with being ADHD. It worked really well, but I’m really bad at remembering to take medicines on a daily basis. And when I say really bad, I mean really bad.
After about a year of forgetting to take the medicine, not wanting to travel with a controlled substance and general annoyance with medications, I decided to wean myself off my meds during my senior year of high school. Three years later, now a senior in college at almost 21, I’ve found a management system that really works for me.
Now, everyone’s experience with ADHD is going to be different, and everybody has to make the choices on what makes them feel the most “normal,” but here are things that I can definitely recommend for anyone transitioning off of focus medicine, or for someone trying to go without medication at all. Here’s what I do

Before They Were Educators: Hollye Moss

Before They Were Educators: Hollye Moss A profile I did on Hollye Moss, head of the Global Management and Strategy Department here at Western Carolina University. Moss was absolutely wonderful to interview and incredibly interesting to talk to. I had a great time working on and writing this article. And Hollye – If you ever…

Zombies on Campus! A Slaughterpocalypse Review

Zombies on Campus! A Slaughterpocalypse Review was originally published at The Western Carolinian, reprinted by the Asheville Citizen-Times on November 17, 2013 The world premiere of “Zombies on Campus! A Slaughterpocalypse!” a comedic play written and directed by Western Carolina University professor D.V. Caitlyn, definitely met its description as a “comedy to die for.” The 90-minute…

Zombies on Campus! A Slaughterpocalypse! Preview

Zombies on Campus! A Slaughterpocalypse! Preview was originally published on The Western Carolinian, written by yours truly! Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen is bringing a D.V. Caitlyn original play, “Zombies on Campus: A Slaughterpocalypse!” to life for the first time on Nov. 13. While planning out the Stage and Screen 2013 –…