Journalism

Banned Books Stay, Petition Leaves

Five of the seven board members of the city board declared during a press conference today that they “intend to vote against” a petition, during the board meeting next Monday, presented by the Concerned Parents Association to ban several books-including Laughing Boy by Oliver Lafarge and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain- from the K-12 public… Continue reading Banned Books Stay, Petition Leaves

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Journalism

In or Out: Cellphones and Devices in the Classroom

You are sitting in your three-hour class taking notes as the Professor talks about what’s going to be on the next quiz, then your phone begins to buzz and scream in your backpack. What do you do? More importantly, what can you do? What does your teacher allow you to do?   In a constantly… Continue reading In or Out: Cellphones and Devices in the Classroom

Journalism

USF:Change the Weight from Here

(Based on a FICTIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE CONDUCTED IN CLASS) USF undergraduate students, be prepared to lose twenty-five pounds by graduation with a new physical activity program that USF’s Director of Fitness and Physical Activity, Michael Koppy, is enforcing for all USF students. “Who’s ready to drop, give me ten, and follow me on a jog… Continue reading USF:Change the Weight from Here

A Day In My Life

They call me Ms. S

I am in a five-year program at my school, so the year after I graduate with my undergraduate degree, I will graduate again with my Master's in Education because I am working on it while also working on my bachelor's. One of the requirements of the dual degree program (that's the name of it) is… Continue reading They call me Ms. S