Outside organizations can help gain experience for your journalism major

Way back into September, actually the first week of school, all 5,000 freshmen attended the student organization fair on College Green. Overwhelming? Yes. What should I join and should I pick something that is not related to journalism? What would be the point? I ended up joining Student Senate and have found the work I … Continue reading

Carr van anda solving my journalism sequence problem

Declaring a major for many students may seem like a big step in their college careers. However for me, and I am sure many other journalism students, declaring a sequence is something that keeps me up at night. Right now the  Scripps’ curriculum features six sequences: advertizing, broadcast news, public relations, magazine journalism, news writing/editing … Continue reading

Schoonover center unites all five schools in the Scripps college under one roof.

In May of 2008 Ohio University President McDavis announced a $7.5 million donation from Scripps College alumnus, Steven Schoonover and his wife Barbara to go towards the building of the Schoonover Center for Communication. Scheduled to open in the spring semester of the 2012-1013 school year, the Schoonover Center will be home to the almost … Continue reading

Winter quarter and classes

Ah, winter quarter at Ohio University. Only a few things come to my mind: snow, temperatures in the single digits, and boredom. Now, I’m not saying that there isn’t anything to do during Winter Quarter because there are plenty of things to do. However, winter quarter seems to be the time when you’re more likely … Continue reading

Working with Speakeasy Magazine

One of the first things you are told to do when you arrive at college is to get involved.  Why? First of all, it will help you make friends with people who have similar interests with you and it can also give you amazing experience in the field you want to go into. I went … Continue reading

Technical Difficulties at Islamaphobia

Technology is difficult. Unfortunately, I learned that the hard way when I walked into Baker Center Theater for Islamophobia: Dispelling the Myth on Nov. 9. I had my computer in hand ready to show off an iMovie and PowerPoint presentation that I slaved on for what felt like forever. The event was a discussion about … Continue reading

Meet Leah!

Leah Hourihan: Hello, I’m Leah Hourihan! I come all the way from Buffalo, New York. After I introduce where I am from, people usually say, “Oh so are you here for Scripps?” My answer is yes, I am here for journalism; however, I’m not sure yet what sequence I want to pursue, but I’m leaning … Continue reading