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E-Sports on Campus (Story #2 FD)
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Morningside College recently became one of the newest schools to join the E-Sports community and even added it to their sports teams roster. For non-gamers in the world, watching when players are yelling at a computer screen or constantly clicking a mouse button during gameplay, these games don’t seem all that appealing. However, gamers know […]

E-Sports on Campus (Story #2 RD)
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Morningside College recently became one of the newest schools to join the E-Sports community. In Fall of 2016, Morningside’s E-Sports team got its start when the first students involved spent a day in what is now known as the Nexus, a long room originally used for extra storage but is now home of the gaming […]

Media Comparison Exercise
Monday, October 9th, 2017

In 1997, the spacecraft named Cassini was launched into space where, for the next twenty years, it would make its way to and around Saturn. This year, in 2017, Cassini was given final directions to fall through Saturn’s atmosphere while sending final signals and sights of Saturn’s surface. In the article by Ashley Strickland on, she tells […]

News Comment #6
Monday, October 2nd, 2017

In the article “Why London is banning Uber from its streets” written by Zeesham Aleem, the lede used is quick and to the point. It creates a kick in the gut, so to say, about what the article is about and creates interest as to what the article will continue to talk about from that […]

Observation Exercise
Monday, October 2nd, 2017

This room is longer lengthwise than it is widthwise. It has several rows of tables that fill the room, complete with computers on top and tall gaming chairs behind each set. There are windows along the right side of the room when entering, covered by horizontal blinds to filter the sun out of the players’ eyes. Along the […]

Interview with Alex Watters
Friday, September 29th, 2017

Alex Watters is a man whose life took an unexpected turn after an accident when he was a freshman in college. However, despite the difficulties that have become normal in his everyday life, he is a very optimistic person and lives each day to the fullest. Watters is a well-known 1st year advisor here at Morningside, usually […]

Description Exercise
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Person: This person has wavy blonde hair that went into a ponytail at the back of her head. If it were let down, it might go to between her shoulderblades and waist. Her eyes are blue, and her face is very structural with high cheekbones and a square-ish jawbone. She was in her soccer jacket, black material with […]

News Comment #5
Friday, September 22nd, 2017

In Christy Rakoczy’s article, “The US gender wage gap is narrowing, but women still face higher poverty rates” on, Rakoczy uses a lede that doesn’t really capture the interest. The title of the article is what had originally caught my attention, but then Rakoczy uses information from a year ago, 2016, in her report […]

Scavenger Hunt Exercise
Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Scavenger Hunt exercise conducted during class required myself and my classmates to go out of our comfort zones and find new people to talk about random things. This was not the easiest thing in the world to do. Dr. Jack Hill is one of the people I decided to interview, mainly because I only […]

News Comment #4
Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The article written by Andrew Prokop on reports that Trump has taken his stand on kicking illegal immigrants out of the US and partially turned on it. Rather than kicking all illegal immigrants, the President has been sending out Tweets starting Thursday morning, stating that immigrants who are a part of DACA “have been […]