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Elon alumni return home to educate and inspire the next generation of journalists

By Matt Stranzl


“Journalism is professional Facebook stalking,” Alex Rose, reporter for Fox8 News and Elon ’14 alumnus, said.

Rose was one of four Elon alumni now working in the journalism field who came back and spoke to Janna Anderson’s Reporting for the Public Good class on Friday morning. 819 more words

Burned Where They Stood: The First Nine Hours of the California Wildfires

A team of San Francisco Chronicle reporters reconstruct the first nine hours of the wildfires that levelled swathes of Northern California over the past two weeks. 133 more words


The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

This week, we’re sharing stories from Ronan Farrow, Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, Vivian Ho, Christopher Goffard, Kaitlyn Greenidge, and Alex Pappademas… 382 more words


But Is It Reunion-Worthy? (updated for 2017)

I’m fed up with closets stuffed with unwearable clothes.  Before I make another purchase, I’m asking myself:  “Is it reunion-worthy?”

Let me explain.

I’ve never been a big spender.   684 more words


Eight Calls to the Police Couldn't Prevent Her Murder

From the evening of October 9, 2014 to the early morning of October 10, 35-year-old Cecilia Lam called the police eight times to report that an ex-boyfriend named Cedric Young, Jr. 283 more words


James Vann on the Oakland A's Proposal

Guest blogger James Vann submitted this post to the East Bay Times but they rejected it saying that it was too “broad [a] critique” of the A’s plan to obtain a parcel on the Laney College campus. 751 more words

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