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Hard Decisions

Sam Stephenson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 7

Filed under Campus Blogs, Tuesdays with ASG

This last week's student government meeting was different than any other meeting I've been to thus far. Not because it was in the campus center lobby instead of on the third floor, not because two guests were there to talk about...

“Whoops” – Making Mistakes

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

November 7

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

Draft. Reread. Edit. Read. Edit more. Read, reread, reread. Edit, edit, edit. Read. Have someone else read it. Drive yourself crazy as the words on the page become ingrained in your mind. You re-arrange a sentence three times....

Owning Up: The Struggles of Being a Student Journalist

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 31

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

Being a student journalist is hard: You have to be able to juggle classes, homework, friends, food, sleep, in my case a varsity sport and then, somehow, on top of all that, manage to find sources, put in the work to dig a little...

The Fight in the Paint

Emerald Wright-Collie, Staff Writer

October 31

Filed under Campus Blogs, The Hustle

Tis’ the season, Thanksgiving turkey and Christmas lights aren't the only thing indicating the beginning of a new season. Pro teams are starting to have their first games of the season, The San Antonio Spurs were just awarded...

Relevance of relationships

Sam Stephenson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 31

Filed under Campus Blogs, Tuesdays with ASG

My last several blog posts have broached more serious topics, ranging from reporting on Kirk Nesset to the importance of student journalism. I wanted to take the time in this post to talk about the importance of relationships...

International Problems

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 25

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

This week’s post is going to be about my beat. Not in some ‘links to greater journalistic ideas’ way but in a very specific, deals with a problem that is tied to the idea of trying to write an international beat. For the...

The Bigger Picture

Sam Stephenson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 24

Filed under Campus Blogs, Tuesdays with ASG

I'd like to think over the past several weeks it's become clear why it's important to have someone covering student government. Especially here at Allegheny, the student body is so out of touch with its own governing body that...

The Hustle

Emerald Wright-Collie, Staff Writer

October 23

Filed under Campus Blogs, The Hustle

It’s seems simple, doesn't it? Make a run, call the play,shoot the ball,make it in the hoop,score the point. Nothing is as easy as it looks. Rarely do we ever get a peek behind the footwork required for that moment, when the...

Keeping up Relationships

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 17

Filed under Campus Blogs, World Beat

I think this is probably the most reiterated statement I’ve heard in Journalism 320 since the beginning of the semester and from various different outlets too. We’ve been lucky enough to have several professional journalists...

Co-Editor-in-Chief gives student government a C letter grade

Sam Stephenson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 16

Filed under Campus Blogs, Tuesdays with ASG

After the four or so weeks I have covered ASG thus far, I feel like I have a very solid grounding in how ASG has worked this year. Because of what I have observed and learned, I have given ASG a C in its performance this seme...

Deep End?

Meaghan Wilby, Staff Writer

October 16

Filed under World Beat

It was my first, real official story. I’d gone to the meeting. Listened to the editors speak and voluntarily raised my hand to write about the Chinese Mid Autumn Moon Festival. I had no idea what that was and lucky for me one...

On reporting on the Kirk Nesset story

Sam Stephenson, co-Editor-in-Chief

October 8

Filed under Campus Blogs, Tuesdays with ASG

While this blog will, in the future, be about my experience reporting on ASG, I thought it would be important and enlightening to the campus community about how I went about reporting on the Kirk Nesset story.  I heard about the story aroun...

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