How one student media outlet covered an international story on its own campus

When the staff of The Battalion received a request for advertising for a talk by a white nationalist, they started covering one of the biggest stories to hit their campus. And started fielding calls from the national, professional press.

Student Journalist Spotlight: Nicole Alvarado, The Battalion

In the photo below, Nicole Alvarado appears to be holding a plastic Star Wars-inspired lightsaber.  The image is fitting given how little time The Battalion student newspaper editor in chief actually sees sunlight.       A journalism professor lightheartedly warned Alvarado two years ago about her work on The Battalion: “You will spend all […]