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Newsroom Reflections: The final j-school days

The first day of school is always somewhat nerve-wracking, but stepping into an auditorium filled with 189 fellow hopeful, aspiring journalists is an especially intimidating experience—particularly with the fact that about half of the present company, myself included, may not make it to the second year. 494 more words


What's wrong with journalism? It keeps thinking it can tell people what they "must" do. No, they don't have to support you. Earn it.

Journalism was a profession that required great humility. Ego cannot drive you when you are looking for facts. You are a soldier who is liberating the truth from lies by creating a map of reality. 406 more words

Alleged Journalism

The Dust Storm

Dust with hearts pumping, and lungs screaming love and hate and sex and violence. Dust with stomachs aching— too much designer caramel latte, and blood in the streets. 10 more words


The reinvention of Gunner Adam Jones

After his military career was halted by a training accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury, Gunner Adam Jones wasn’t sure who he was anymore. 1,906 more words

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Union members ratify new Carleton University contract

The strike of Carleton University’s 850 non-academic staff has ended.

CUPE Local 2424 announced on social media that its members ratified a new agreement with the university on Tuesday night, following a strike that lasted 30 days. 302 more words

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CUPE, Carleton reach tentative deal

Carleton University and CUPE Local 2424 reached a tentative agreement Monday night, ending, for the time being at least, the strike that has been in effect since March 5. 210 more words

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Carleton University reaches tentative agreement to end strike

A tentative agreement has been reached to end a nearly month-long strike at Carleton University.

More than 850 administrative, technical, and library workers walked off the job March 5 in a dispute that focused primarily on pensions. 90 more words