Why Jerice Chose Towson University

(Jerice waits patiently after his Story Corps interview. (Photo by: Leah Volpe/TU student)). In this 2-minute clip, Jerice tells why he picked Towson University as his college of choice and the reason behind his aspiring sports journalism career. Jerice gives background to his career choice and his future dream job. https://soundcloud.com/user-971381067/why-terice-pursued-journalism

Towson University Students Call to Action on International Women’s Day

(Martha Kakooza, Maider De Emilio and Graziele Grilo share their stories at the protest they organized in Freedom Square. (Photo by: Leah Volpe/TU Student) Around 50 Towson University students and faculty gathered in Freedom Square Wednesday on International Women’s Day in an effort to begin a campus wide discussion and bring awareness to women’s rights. … Continue reading Towson University Students Call to Action on International Women’s Day

For my portrait image, I took a photo of my roommate after we had eaten lunch on Thursday. It is an interesting photo because I caught her a little bit off guard. I liked the angle in particular because I took the photo looking up at her from the ground. What also adds a little … Continue reading

The weather shot was a bit more difficult for me to find for this assignment. Every rainy day shot I attempted just ended up looking bland or it looked like a photo I took on accident. I chose this one in particular because I took it walking home from class after the rainy Monday. Last … Continue reading

I chose to use this photo because not only does it capture the Towson tiger in all of its glory, but it also includes Stephens Hall in the backdrop, which is one of Towson's first university buildings. Another interesting aspect to this photo is the Maryland flag and American flag waving in the backdrop as … Continue reading

Journalism in the Age of Social Media

For this assignment, I chose the article How Are Journalists Using Social Media?  written by Kimberlee Morrison. The article examines the productivity of journalists in an age that is dominated by social media from research collected by a PR management company. I was intrigued by the this article in particular because it divides journalists into separate … Continue reading Journalism in the Age of Social Media