Humphrey Scholars in the fields of journalism, law and human rights toured Sheriff Joe Arpaio's notorious tent city facility in Phoenix, Ariz.
We had the privilege of having National Geographic Chris Rainier speak at the Cronkite School. He spoke about the democratization of story telling, of which he is an active teacher and participant. Rainier travels to far parts of the world and to remote cultures teaching them how to document their own stories, language and songs. [...]
We got the chance to travel with Humphrey Fellows from Arizona State University to visit the Navajo reservation in northern Arizona/Utah. During the trip we were given a tour of monument valley, including different rock formations and mountains before dinner and some traditional dancing and ending the night in a traditional hogan. I was able [...]
So the days are winding down . . . videos being exported, writing being edited, codes being written and while I was nervous the whole summer that the work we did wouldn't be what we expected, today I think it is even better. It's a good start and I can say that everyone's work, I [...]
Graduation Finally! It was held at Frank Lloyd Wright's Gammage auditorium. Awesome building if you've never been there. Here are some of the pics Dean Callahan rounds us all up A couple from home:
More personalized mortar boards . . . I love this stuff, here are some from commencement on Wednesday. These are all my fellow Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, it's been an amazing few years, amazing people and good memories.
So these aren't great, but I love love love personalized stuff, like these facemask pics from Mexico City, so I figured I'd put some of the hat pics I grabbed while wandering around yesterday. And my personal favorite representing the worries of all of my fellow Cronkite school grads:
So security was tight, but I managed to sneak my camera in . . . can't tell you how happy that made me. Not quite close enough to Obama to make my 85mm prime work, but an amazing experience nonetheless. I'm going to do three to four seperate posts, one on hats, one on random [...]
So tomorrow is graduation . . . today was our rehearsal at Sun Devil Stadium in my hometown of Tempe, Ariz. And as if this weren't cool enough, I was fortunate enough to receive an award which will put me in the seat pictured below about four seats from the left in the first row. [...]
I am proud to say that my in-depth journalism course that worked on the Divided Families project at Arizona State University has won the college print journalism RFK Memorial award!. Courtney Sargent I am posting two soundslides done on two different stories, the first is of Courtney Sargent's A Generation Abandoned about seniors abandoned in [...]