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, […]

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 […]