The Society for Collegiate Journalists: A Foundation of Democracy

Melissa W.
The entire world was on the edge of its seat this week as the days rolled on and ballots were being counted to declare who won the US Presidential Election. Twenty-four hour news channels and reputable journalistic sources such as the Associated Press (AP), The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others got all the attention while we waited for them to make the call which ultimately came on Saturday morning at 11:25 via the AP. No matter the outcome, it was an exciting time to be a journalist and members of The Society for Collegiate Journalists can attest to that!

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Life Skills Earned Through National Speech & Debate Association Membership

Melissa W.
As we enter the debate season for the US Presidential Election, we’re reminded of the National Speech & Debate Association that was founded 95 years ago as a support and recognition program for high school students interested in growing their public speaking skills. Communication is something that can make or break the most visible and scrutinized job interview: the run for president. 

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