PREVALENCE OF TEEN SUICIDE WITHIN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS What is the project? In the Convergence Journalism course, we were assigned a project where we had to focus upon a topic of choice and do research alongside a few of our peers. Alyssa Steele, Tyler Martoia, and I (Ally Fuchs) chose to research the topic of Teen … Continue reading Beat Project: Teen Suicide
In this complex digital story, I edited a video together with interviews of a few students and their opinion on using technology within the classroom! Click here to watch!
Lab #7: SOCIAL NETWORKS NEWS INFLUENCE AMONG VIEWERS In today's society almost every individual uses social media. Right now, it seems as though it completely consumes every person's life. Wherever you walk you will see someone looking at their phone, scrolling through Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, the list goes on. But what are we seeing? … Continue reading Lab 7: Data Story – News Media
Lab 6: A video that tells the importance of storytelling and the writing process of creating an impactful story. Click here to see the video!
WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS by Jason Flom: For the past two weeks, I decided to follow the podcast Wrongful Convictions by Jason Flom. When getting this assignment to chose a podcast, I had never listened to or followed a podcast before so this was new for me. When I looked on iTunes for a podcast I came … Continue reading Following a New Podcast
EISENHOWER DANCE COMPANY: ON THE MOVE On October 22 & 23rd, OU's Music, Theatre and Dance department presented On The Move by the Eisenhower Dance Company. It was a portrayal of the arts through beautiful dances performed by extremely talented professionals! Click here for more on the event!
Lab #5: LAPTOPS CAN BE A DISTRACTION, TRADITION MAY BE BEST A study from the Journalist's Resource argues traditional note taking with just a pen and paper is still the best note taking technique. In today's society, laptops have become a new way for these students to take notes in class but that doesn't mean it's the … Continue reading Lab 5: Traditional Note Taking
Lab #4: OU STUDENT OFFERED JOB AFTER GRADUATION Oakland University student, Jessica Hurst (21), is a part of the School of Business. She is currently majoring in Accounting and plans on graduating April 2016. While being a student at Oakland, she spends a lot of the time in Kresge Library, where she studies with her peers … Continue reading Lab #4: OU Accounting Student
Oakland University students are being offered transportation to Yates Cider Mill, starting on October 19, 2016. The students can use the bear bus to give them transportation to the Mill.
View the story "Nobel Prize in Physics 2016" on Storify Lab #3: Looking through today’s national news I came across a story that caught my attention and I think it is worth the read. It’s about three grown men who were peers, collaborating together. They went separate ways and were suddenly given news that completely … Continue reading Nobel Prize Award Winners