Blog: Through Testimony

Blog Posts by Rennie Svirnovskiy

  • November 2, 2017
    About four years ago, still in high school and bussing tables at my first job, I found out that management hands you bigger tips at the end of the night when they see the big table in the corner harass you. Because those tips, they said, were left for you. What are you going to question that for?
  • October 19, 2017
    Though USC Shoah Foundation specializes in maintaining thousands of recorded testimonies in its Visual History Archive, many of the Institute’s interviewees have also published memoirs and autobiographies.
  • February 7, 2017
    What I’ve learned, looking back at my family history and while working at USC Shoah Foundation, is how to do resistance. That’s how you do resistance. You see injustice and you tirelessly fight against it.
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About Rennie Svirnovskiy

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 11:42am -- deanna.pitre

Rennie Svirnovskiy is a sophomore journalism and international relations student at USC, in her second semester as a writing intern at USC Shoah Foundation. Outside of the Institute, she’s a news editor at Annenberg Media Center, the fiction editor for Palaver Literary Magazine, a founding member of USC’s premiere foreign service fraternity and a DJ at KXSC. Her resume is extensive because never learned how to say “nah, this is already a busy enough semester.”

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