10 days. 15 students (8 grad and 7 undergrad). 2 professors. 5 JPC staff members. (Who is she/who is he/who are they??) I wanted to take the time to thank the people who made this trip so memorable and rewarding. I don't want to speak for everyone, but I think we started out the trip … Continue reading Meet the ‘Newhouse in Israel’ team
Our last day of the trip was bittersweet. We spent the morning packing up and reflecting on our trip. We ended our official itinerary with a trip to Walla! News. Here we spoke to Jacob Eilon, a well-known anchor and editor. Eilon said reporting in Israel is “getting harder and harder.” The same … Continue reading Tel Aviv – Day 10
On our third day in Israel, we visited Efrat, a Jewish settlement on the West Bank. (It’s within the ‘Gush Etzion,’ a group of settlements south of Jerusalem). We first went to the Lone Tree, a symbolic site for Efrat. We also met Rabbi Alan Haber who told us his experience of living in the … Continue reading Bethlehem – Day 3
Israel is about the size of New Jersey, but there was still so much to see. After our first day exploring the Old City in Jerusalem, we spent the next two days exploring the West Bank. The best way to describe the Israel/Palestine relationship is “it’s complicated.” Our guide said it’s “like two different worlds … Continue reading West Bank – Day 2
Never thought I would be in Israel for spring break… but here I am! I’m taking a journalism trip hosted by the Jerusalem Press Club, with 14 of my classmates from the Newhouse school. Our itinerary stops in almost all corners of the country and immerses us in various aspects of society – political, religious, … Continue reading Old City – Day 1
In my Daily Orange column this week, I argue against the stigma surrounding college students living at home after graduation... Read more here.
In my column this week, I break down the controversies surrounding Florida Gulf Coast University’s “White Racism” class, and how college students need to get comfortable with uncomfortable material...Read more here.
Classes are back in full swing, and so is your favorite Student Life columnist... Read my first column of the semester.
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Check out pictures from The Chronicle and MBC's annual signing day. It's the journalism program's fun way of celebrating the seniors and their college decisions. Just like the high school athletes who go on to play at the collegiate level, I signed an unofficial official letter of intent committing to...Syracuse University! Congratulations to the other … Continue reading Journalism Signing Day 2015