Senior Seminar Reflection—What I’ve Learned

My senior project showed me my strengths and weaknesses when it comes to writing and reporting. For my project, I chose to write a combination of two hard news articles and two features articles. I chose this topic not only because of my love of writing and storytelling, but also because I love the processes…

Commentary: Traditional journalism still matters—and here’s why

The Internet is filled with endless amounts of media—media that’s quickly taking the place of traditional journalism of decades past. Social media like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram dominate the lives of college students and according to a recent Pew Research study, 61 percent of the millennial generation receive news from Facebook compared to 39 percent…

Sexual assault remains a national issue

One in five college women in the United States will be victims of sexual assault and an estimated 12 percent of those victims will go on to report their attack to authorities according to the United States Department of Justice. Sexual assault on college campuses has been at the forefront of many media outlets in…

Vegetarian fast food restaurant offers students a healthy alternative

Nub Culture: Vegetarian fast food restaurant offers students a healthy alternative Students at Sonoma State University are trading their Big Macs for vegan pizzas with the opening of vegetarian fast food restaurant Amy’s Drive Thru in Rohnert Park, Calif., just north of San Francisco. The opening of the restaurant in July coincides with a decline…

Gun violence becoming a commonplace in American society

  President Barack Obama has taken the podium in the White House’ Brady Press Briefing Room 11 times during his presidency to address gun violence in aftermath of mass shootings in the U.S. According to the Washington Post, 17 mass shootings have occurred in the U.S this year, a number that has steadily risen during…