Searching for answers online

Searching for answers online

#MentalHealthAwarenessMonth The Internet is a wonderful place. From the answers to the latest problem set to the location of your next one-night-stand, anything you could want to know about is just a few clicks away. One of the most important resources that the Internet offers though, especially in light of the fact that May is […]

#SoundGoals: Bridging Global Divides through Music

#SoundGoals: Bridging Global Divides through Music

How was your day? Think about the question without visualizing anything; just listen. Hear the background drone of the construction on Sheridan, the conversations with your friends or the sizzling pans at Plex. Without using any images, you have walked through the memories of your day. The concept of “seeing” through sound may seem foreign, […]

The story behind Free & For Sale

The story behind Free & For Sale

By Natalie Ser Whether it’s about a missing glove or someone selling a football ticket, the Free & For Sale Facebook page is always flooded with new posts and notifications. The group was started in April 2012 and since then has continually offered hundreds of exchanges and opportunities for students to save some money. The […]

Global Collaboration: Medill builds connections with Pakistani journalists

Global Collaboration: Medill builds connections with Pakistani journalists

By Nicole Bauke “Maximize learning opportunities. Find interests, niche areas now, before entering the workforce. Journalism is a dynamic, changing environment and having a reservoir of knowledge broadens your opportunities.” This is the advice Babar Taimoor, program director of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), wants to give aspiring journalists. Taimoor oversees projects like the […]

For how he lived: remembering James Foley

For how he lived: remembering James Foley

By Anthony Settipani   The death of James Foley at the hands of ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), brought a brutal end to a life dedicated to capturing and conveying the realities of a world in conflict. Foley was, as President Obama remarked in his honor, “a journalist, a son, a brother and a friend.” He was […]

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