Maybe it has to do with the volume of Grey’s Anatomy I have been watching, but lately, I have felt very strongly about the importance of organ donation and bone marrow donation. It’s such an easy way to save lives and takes so little effort. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Stop trying to teach the teachers.
It entertains me how suddenly the rest of the nation, who has not gone to school and majored in education, can suddenly tell teachers how to do their jobs. I may be a college student, but even I can see how frightening that is.
The situation in Madison, Wis., is troubling to me. If a government can decide it is okay to end the collective bargaining rights of a union, what’s to stop them from taking away other labor or civil rights? Continue reading
Missourian Blog Post #7: Riding the journalism high
This has been a great past few days. Why, you ask? Well…
- Out of 70 applicants, I, and 21 other students, was picked to be a journalism ambassador.
- Bridget and I covered our first school board meeting, focusing on the 2011-2012 budget and other potential reductions. Plus, my story made the front page for the second time in about 3 weeks!!
- Andrea’s and my multimedia project about a Columbia pet owner was published.
- I got a really excellent rose-colored cardigan from Aerie. Continue reading
So I’m a little star struck….
I know I’m a journalism nerd…but I am kind of star struck by Jacqui Banaszynski. In case you live in a box, she is a pulitzer prize-winning journalist who is now a print and digital faculty member at the Missouri School of Journalism. Continue reading
Missourian Blog Post #6
It’s finally here: Tomorrow my multimedia piece is due. Continue reading