NICAR 2017 Reflection

NICAR - National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting conference is a program run by the the IRE, Investigative Reporters and Editors, through the Missouri School of Journalism. As newspapers go under and cries of “FAKE NEWS” diminish the integrity of the media, there are a number of powerfully-burning questions pending for the journalism industry. The 21st century…Read more NICAR 2017 Reflection

Refugees Hit Hardest By Trump Travel Ban

Seven Muslim-majority countries referenced in proposed temporary refugee ban accounted for almost 40 percent of all U.S.-bound refugees over past decade. Article written for Data Journalism class at Temple University. A great American anthem proclaims to migrants that “this land is your land,” offering refuge to immigrants of any nationality to join a nation built…Read more Refugees Hit Hardest By Trump Travel Ban

Thinking on Your Feet: An Expose on Foot Traffic at Temple

Video and article by Greta Anderson, Brianna Baker and Michaela Althouse for Audio/Visual Journalism class. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCKjW6wSeQw It takes less than 20 minutes to get from one end of Temple University’s campus to another by foot, making walking the most convenient method of transportation for many students. But poor infrastructure, accidents and crime pose a safety…Read more Thinking on Your Feet: An Expose on Foot Traffic at Temple

Penn State Wrongfully Continues to Honor, Defend Paterno’s Actions

Op-Ed published in 2016 on 14thstreetmagazine.com. Fifty years ago from Saturday, Joe Paterno coached his first Penn State football game. Fifty years ago, before a statue was raised in his honor and an ice cream flavor was named for him. Before Paterno’s 30-year assistant Jerry Sandusky raped 10 young boys, some in the University’s own athletic…Read more Penn State Wrongfully Continues to Honor, Defend Paterno’s Actions

Marijuana and college students: Smoking it, selling it, not supporting it

College students are notorious for adopting social issues and giving them saliency on the national stage, getting involved in politics and in lots of cases, forcing progressive changes - so why aren’t students grabbing ahold of marijuana reform? Raised in the “just say no” and “above the influence” era, millennials grew up with a negative…Read more Marijuana and college students: Smoking it, selling it, not supporting it