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CM’s Guide to the Print and Digital Journalism Major

It’s no secret that print journalism is not what it used to be. People don’t wake up on Sunday morning and go to the corner store to get the newspaper. No one spends their morning with a coffee in one hand and USA Today in the other. Now, people unplug their phone from the charger…

Real News: 10 Gifts for the Future Journalist in Your Life

With the holidays approaching and Black Friday even closer, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for your friends and family. Journalists are very versatile and work in different environments. Their gifts must match their lifestyle, so if you know a student who’s into news writing and dreams of becoming a journalist, here’s…

The Agricultural Communications Major: Everything You Need to Know

If you love plants, animals and food production, and if you seek out interactions with others, then consider majoring in agricultural communications. Students in this field study the skills of journalism and communications while submerging themselves in the world of agriculture. Through practical applications in teaching, extension and leadership, students learn how to be professional…

From Writing to Humanitarian Work: I Changed My Dream Job 3...

When I first entered college, I had no f–king idea what I was doing. pexels.com I applied as an English major because I wanted to be a writer. But by the time I arrived at orientation, I had the mindset that I wanted to major in international politics to solve all the problems in the…

From Computer Science to Journalism: Why I Switched Majors

The future seemed set – or so it seemed. After graduating from high school, I started college on what seemed a path to happiness and career success at the time. What I’d picked for my major allowed me to fulfill a significant interest, and the accelerated degree program I entered meant I could immediately get…

A Master Guide to Debunking the Political Communication Major

On the topic of niche majors, political communication wins the title. The area of study proves so minuscule that only 16 universities across the United States offer it. But what exactly is it, apart from politics and communication? “Political communication is usually understood as a social science subfield that examines the effects of information and…

All Sorted: If the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Took on Muggle...

Have you read each of the Harry Potter books cover-to-cover multiple times and know the movie dialogues off by heart? Do you have at least one Pottermore account and love dressing up in your house colors every Halloween party? Then welcome my fellow Potterheads, to this celebration of our (somewhat unhealthy) obsession with Harry and…

A Student Sports Journalist in a World Without Sports

The crowd’s roars, the hustle and heart of the players on the floor, and the emotional pendulum taking the form of an ever-changing scoreboard. There lies an unmatchable aura around college basketball when March Madness arrives. giphy.com For the first time, I got a glimpse of what it felt like to not just watch a…

CM’s Guide to the Journalism Major

Journalists serve as storytellers for the world to read, watch and listen to. Whether you want to write for a magazine or a newspaper or be the head anchor of CNN, your voice will be heard. Whether they realize or not, people will be looking to you for the answers on what’s going on in…

Why We Required More Ladies in Journalism

In 2020, society reflects on the past decades and decades of tribulations, challenges and long-overdue progression on women’s rights. Recent women’s rights movements have directly impacted women in the field of journalism. Overall, the consensus given by two University of Florida professors at the College of Journalism and Communications and one dean seems hopeful. Looking…

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