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From the Assistant Editor: What board meetings have taught me

by Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter Opinion, From the Editor

The first time I covered a school board meeting as a freelance reporter, I had no idea what I was in for.

I joked to myself while I waited an hour in closed session that it should have been called by its homophone: a “bored meeting.” The...

From the Editorial intern: Takeaways from my summer internship

by Cynthia Freeman, Summer Intern Opinion, From the Editor

At the end of my spring semester, I started working as an intern for 22nd Century Media. Never would I have thought just a few short months ago that I would be where I am now. I only had the experience of working for my school newspaper, which...

From the Assistant Editor: The problem with 'fake news'

by Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

I hate the term “fake news,” as I would guess most journalists do.

It undermines the entire journalistic community, while carelessly throwing around a term that should have serious implications.

Fake news should be a term reserved for...