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Campus media during a pandemic: For the TV-10 crew, perseverance and attitude deliver the news

One of the best ways to get through a hard time—even if it’s a global pandemic that interrupts your college years—is with an attitude of gratitude....
Dr. Byron Craig

Visual Vernacular: Dr. Byron Craig examines how images reflect culture

Dr. Byron Craig's latest research in visual rhetoric examines how violence on Black bodies is memorialized in contemporary culture. ...
International student Nehal Shah smiles for a photo inside the College of Business.

ISU senior is keeping up with classes from India during the pandemic

Nearly 8,000 miles away from campus, senior Nehal Shah wakes up in the middle of the night to attend class online at Illinois State University....
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Illinois State Presidential Debate Watch Party, October 22

Illinois State University’s Voter Engagement Coalition is hosting a virtual Presidential Debate Watch Party on Thursday, October 22, with pre- and post-debate discussions directed by University debate experts....
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Transfer student finds passion for media through The Vidette

Before transferring to Illinois State University in the fall of 2019, Jake Fogal knew he wanted to pursue a career in sports—he just did not know how. That is, until he stepped inside the University’s student-run newspaper The Vidette....
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Campus media during a pandemic: WZND stays on the air through technology, tenacity

The best way to train future broadcast media professionals is to immerse them in the real world of running a 24-hour radio station. Illinois State's student-run radio station, WZND, is figuring out how to do that with proper safety precautions in place....
Woman in classroom.

A collaborative effort: Communications class fosters community in online setting

Megan Koch ’03 teaches COM 223, formally known as Small Group Processes, ironically to a large group of over 200 students. That’s a challenge in a normal year and even more so since the class moved online due to the threat of coronavirus....
Dr. Diane Zosky

Dean delivers Fall 2020 Address, hosts awards ceremony

Due to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky has published her address on the college website and has recorded it, as well. ...
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Campus media during a pandemic: The Vidette adapts to bring readers the news

Elizabeth Seils is something of a newspaper veteran, given the fact that she’s been on staff at The Vidette for two years....
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Tweeting into the Golden Years

On the first day the #GoldenTweets program was offered, a man walked in saying he was there to learn about birdcalls....