MIPA students at Pulitzer Prize winner Farah Stockman's seminar asked driving questions that she answered with gripping stories from her investigative journalism career. Click on the play button underneath each question to hear them. “When you mentioned that challenging conventional thinking is good way to be a journalist, when you’ve done that in your own career, … [Read more...] about Listen to Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times writer Farah Stockman’s riveting journalistic experiences
The Feature Coverage class was given an assignment to write a 300 word personality profile on another student in the class. Student Bianca Pugliesi chose to write about her classmate’s memory of her friend moving away to Virginia. “The point of the assignment is that everybody has a story,” Pugliesi said. “If you keep talking to someone, eventually you’ll have … [Read more...] about Conversations lead to personality profiles in Feature Coverage class
No, journalism isn’t dying. And young journalists- they have everything at their fingertips. Feature Coverage teacher Betsy Rau stands by this statement after she took over the class for the first time in 25 years. “I would die to be a young journalist right now,” Rau said. “Journalism is alive and well, it’s more available than it ever was. It’s an … [Read more...] about Feature Coverage class looks forward to promising careers in new age journalism
“We went upstairs to get my friends ukulele to take a picture with the Stitch stuffed animal but when we came back he was gone. Some kids were taking him away and said ‘it’s our opinion that you won’t find him!’ It was weird.” Katherine Wolf “I heard girls screaming in the hallway outside my room ‘THERE’S A FLYING COCKROACH’ so I had to kill it with my friends … [Read more...] about What was the funniest/strangest thing that happened to you at MIPA?
One time at home I started singing and my mom cried for me to stop, my sister’s ears starting bleeding, and three of my pets died. Just kidding. But it is true that my family hates when I sing, because I suck. And therefore, I am considered not talented. And therefore, I don’t stand out. And therefore, I guess I’m just a jealous, ordinary person. People performing on stage … [Read more...] about For those who aren’t performing in the Variety Show