College Media Geek: Gabi Wy, University of Southern Indiana

While many college students spent their sophomore years figuring out what they want to do, Gabi Wy of the University of Southern Indiana has spent her second year of college pursuing her passion and deepening her knowledge of an ever-evolving media landscape. Gabi has already participated in the Asian American Journalists Association’s VOICES program and […]

The Campus Ledger cuts prints

Just in time for its 40th birthday, The Campus Ledger at Johnson County Community College in Kansas is going under the knife – it’s cutting print. When the paper returns in the fall, it won’t be paper, but it will be a new challenge for the students and staff involved. Nell Gross, editor in chief, […]

April Fools’ Day editions

A sampling of satire and humor from the nation’s college media

UC San Diego launches news outlet

When other schools are scaling back, students launch brand new digital newspaper

San Francisco State University launches The Fake News Watch

Kaylee Fagan spent years putting off the newspaper class required of her at San Francisco State University. She knew she wanted to do something different that didn’t fit with the traditional print product, so she was hesitant to take a class that required her to work at the student newspaper. When she finally signed up […]

Student editors voice opinions on travel ban

As journalists around the country seek to cover the new administration and its policies, student journalists offer opinions on the effectiveness of the travel ban and its impact on college campuses. Here’s a sampling of what students are saying. Washington State University, The Daily Evergreen http://www.dailyevergreen.com/opinion/article_97f3e3b0-e8f5-11e6-b7d4-c35a378ba3b3.html Northern Illinois University, The Northern Star http://northernstar.info/opinion/fill-in-the-blank-the-immigration-ban-is/article_f439cc6c-ea61-11e6-949e-07658bc5f38a.html Rice University, […]

The Tiger at Clemson scores with special championship edition

When the Clemson Tigers surprised the Alabama Crimson Tide by winning the college football National Championship, the staff of The Tiger surprised themselves by not only covering the game (before even being back on campus), but by producing a special edition in record turnaround time. Most students were still on winter break, the game was […]

Covering Trump: The Daily Orange takes to Washington

Editor’s note: This article was written by Justin Mattingly, the editor in chief of The Daily Orange, the independent student newspaper at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. This is the third in a series showcasing student publications and how they’ve covered one of the most unique elections in United States history. I turned to […]

College Media Geeks: Gabe Fleck, Oregon State University

Through his singing and his editing, Gabe Fleck spends his spare time inspiring others

Women’s March: A look at college media coverage

The Women’s March on Washington, combined with the more than 600 sister marches that took place across the United States on Saturday, is believed to be the largest day of protest in the country’s history. College media outlets were out en masse covering these marches, from major cities such as Washington, Los Angeles and Denver […]

Patti Hartranft prepares for retirement after 40 years at The Daily Collegian

Last Friday, as much of the media world was covering the inauguration of the 45th president, Penn State’s Patti Hartranft was trying to clean out her office after 40 years of service to The Daily Collegian. In preparation of her retirement, Patti filled boxes of memorabilia and discussed the lessons she learned over her career. […]

CMM revisits: Most popular Facebook pages

The volume of work and number of years that Dan dedicated to college media will occasionally give us the opportunity to look back. At the top headlines. At the big stories. At what Dan himself was writing about years ago. Here’s such an example: During this week in 2010, Dan posted, “Ten Student Newspapers Sporting […]

College Media Geeks: Kavahn Mansouri, Webster University

Editor’s note: For many in college media, the end of the fall semester represents a break from the classroom and the newsroom. But for at least one editor in chief, December meant graduation and handing over the reins. Kavahn Mansouri is the outgoing editor in chief of The Journal at Webster University in suburban St. […]

Minnesota Daily covering football team suspensions, possible bowl boycott

With the college football bowl season set to kick off Saturday, the big story is whether the University of Minnesota will take the field against Washington State in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in San Diego. The football team announced Thursday that it would boycott all activities and practices after 10 players were suspended […]

Covering Trump: The Daily Orange

Editor’s note: This article was written by Justin Mattingly, the editor in chief of The Daily Orange, the independent student newspaper at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. This is the second in a series showcasing student publications and how they’ve covered one of the most unique elections in United States history. A week before […]