A Project for Better Journalism chapter


My perspective: Trump is killing satire

January 9, 2020 9:00am | Jocelyn Sweeney

One of Trump’s main bragging points as president is how many jobs he has created; he never mentions all the jobs he is taking away from journalists who write satire.  By September, Business Insider reported that 7,200 people working in media lost their jobs this […]

Seriously?! Already?!

December 18, 2019 9:20am | Caleb Louks

We all know what time it is. It’s time to course plan. What’s that? We’re not even through one semester? You could use your seminar time for something better? Too bad.    It was a Thursday morning. I started off with my usual routine. As I […]

Keepin’ it real: the power within an atom

December 17, 2019 9:07am | Anthony Short

  On February 7th, 2019, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Edward Markey introduced a pair of resolutions to the House and Senate to implement a Green New Deal. This life-altering legislation combats economic inequality and climate change through changes in building efficiency, transportation systems, and […]

Point-Counterpoint: Seminar is essential

December 2, 2019 9:57am | Kaylyn Aulick, McKenna Herman

Seminar is a Waste of time By Kaylyn Aulick I have an idea. We should have a required class where students watch YouTube videos, play games on their phones, and hang out with their friends.     Sounds stupid, right? Well we already have this class. It’s […]

Can high schoolers be in love?

November 25, 2019 9:17am | Greta Davis, Liz Rauckhorst

   What is love? Do we know? Is love that note in your locker from your seventh grade crush? Is it a warm hug from your grandma at Sunday brunch? Is it thinking someone’s cute and telling your best friend? Or is it putting the […]

Seminar freezes need to be thawed

November 22, 2019 9:41am | Claire Dorn

It was a typical Tuesday morning in my AP Psychology class.  I walked up to my teacher, Instructor Paul McNitt, and asked if he would request me for seminar so I could study for the upcoming test.  He informed me that today was actually a […]

Keepin’ it real: “OK boomer”

November 20, 2019 9:55am | Anthony Short

It’s a phrase sweeping through classrooms, offices, and hallways alike. It’s representative of a growing frustration with an elder generation, coupled with today’s meme culture.  An unidentified man, of an older generation, made a video on TikTok, the platform of today’s youth, mocking millennials and […]

Let me give you a reason to smile

November 4, 2019 9:31am | Kaylyn Aulick

The world is miserable. The future is bleak. The past was good, but now everything is awful. We aren’t even trying to make it better… or so you say.    I live in this world with you. I see the things you see. I breathe the […]

The Infinite Ripple

November 4, 2019 9:25am | Greta Davis

   As a student, one undoubtedly uses a pencil every day. A pencil is made of wood, graphite, metal, and rubber. Let’s keep it simple and think of only one of the pencil’s four components: wood.    The wood came from a tree. That tree […]

Hollywood is against Christianity

November 1, 2019 9:35am | Caleb Louks

I was eager to watch Avengers: Endgame. With the previews for upcoming movies and the sponsors came a growing intensity. I shut the curtains, turned up the volume, and quieted everyone in the room. The scent of supersaturated buttered popcorn flowed through the living room. […]

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