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Journalism still matters, now more than ever

November 6, 2017

That was the overarching theme of the National College Media Convention, a journalism conference held in Dallas, Texas during the past week. Four memb...

No Matter How Small

No Matter How Small

June 1, 2017

We all know the importance of journalism, especially considering the current political climate of our country, but most of the discussion focuses on na...

A farewell to Stuart Scott

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

January 14, 2015

Stuart Scott, a broadcasting legend and pioneer who changed the culture of ESPN, passed away on Jan. 4 after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 49. As a child growing up watching ESPN, Scott was ESPN to me. He was the only broadcaster on TV that looked like me and talked like the grown ups around me. He made it okay to be yourself. He bridged that gap of hip-hop flavor...

NPR political correspondent Don Gonyea poses with a fan at his May 9 presentation at the Bing Crosby Theater.

NPR politics reporter was passing through White House security gate on 9/11

May 23, 2013

“Sorry I’m late. I was supposed to be here 11 years ago,” said Don Gonyea, NPR political correspondent, at the Bing Crosby Theater in downtown Spokane on May 9. Go...

Lies, damn lies and things I saw on the news

Lies, damn lies and things I saw on the news

February 7, 2013

  Many of us who write for The Easterner aspire to be professional journalists one day, so we spend a lot of time reading or watching news; unfortunately...

Horoscope for college majors in this economy

October 3, 2012

Many new students agonize over choosing a major, and you should. Your major affects your classes and course of study, determines your adviser and professors, and most important of all, after college you...

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