Student organization fair highlights opportunities for mass communication students

By Garrett McGinley grm56@txstate.edu The 2017 mass communication week officially begun Monday with the student organization fair. The fair is meant to emphasize the many organizations available to students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. These organizations all offer opportunities to network with students that hold similar interests. Some even offer hands-on workRead More

Alumni share tips for working in mass communications

Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week kicked off Monday with events featuring tech opportunities for recent graduates and a fair highlighting different organizations within the mass communications department. The panel “So you want to be a Mass Comm Professional…” was mostly made up of  Texas State University alumni. Among the alumni included advertising, journalism and digitalRead More

Bridging Identities in the Newsroom

By: Caitlin Rodriguez Media representation is one of the main ways people gain exposure to cultures and identities that are not their own, therefore heightening the importance of journalists remaining accurate storytellers in a world filled with diverse narratives. Austin-American Statesman columnist Michael Barnes, along with Texas State journalism student and University Star writer, ErnestRead More

Student organizations sway students

By Megan E. Holt Students interested in joining clubs in fields such as journalism, public relations and advertising gathered together Wed. to listen to others who are actively involved on campus. Represented organizations included AWC, or Association for Women in Communication; PRSSA, or Public Relations Student Society of America; SEPA, or Student Event Planners Association;Read More