Emma Watson Interviews Malala Yousafzai

In recent years, the topic regarding women’s rights and equality has re-surged from the past. The modern definition of the word “feminist” has since been lost through generations and therefore sparked debate against its meaning, claiming that feminists are man hating people. Personally, I am a supporter of feminism, not because I am a man hating girl, but because it supports a humans rights cause. … Continue reading Emma Watson Interviews Malala Yousafzai

Column: How to write a good newspaper article

Whether it’s for your school’s newspaper, your work or just out of curiosity and a  need to learn something new, writing a good newspaper article worth reading or even publishing isn’t sorcery. You never know when you might need to write something for a cheap local newspaper for last resort money. By following a couple of simple and essential steps, which does not include copying and pasting passages from different areas, anyone, from amateur journalists to veteran writers, can achieve a well written and interesting article.

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J-Crusing in NYC – 2016 Trip

*The following interviews are from students who also attended the trip and strictly represents their own opinions and views on the experience*

From March 15 to March 19, the Tompkins High School publications staff flew to New York City to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and experience the streets and sights of New York up close.

The highlight of this trip was the Journalistic Convention that was taking place at Columbia University. Just like college students, the staff was able to select a number of different sessions to attend where they were able to enrich their knowledge from qualified instructors, advisers and retired journalists. The expertise lessons were accommodated to all aspects of journalism, from yearbook editing, broadcast journalism, magazine and newspaper. Continue reading “J-Crusing in NYC – 2016 Trip”