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

South Texas to Univision

By Imari Mora ism5@txstate.edu SAN MARCOS- Univision’s Emmy award-winning reporter Gary Cooper shared tips Thursday on making it from South Texas to a major market during the last day of Mass Comm Week. Cooper began his lecture with telling Texas State students as well as Laredo High school journalism students the ugly truth. Looking forwardRead 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