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Posted on April 6th, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

  By Destiny Willis I am a senior marketing major, and I am also completing a public relations certificate. For the past six months I have been interning at Eleven22, Inc. As a marketing intern, I have been working on marketing materials, communication tactics, and ways to increase our overall image and presence. Eleven22, Inc. …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

  Senior Terrence Lambert is one of two Indiana undergraduate college journalism students chosen for the 2021 Indianapolis Press Club Foundation summer fellowship. The 10-week fellowships pay $6,000 each. Lambert will work at the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper this summer. “I was really excited when I found out that I landed this fellowship,” he said. “The …

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Posted on March 22nd, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

  Senior Vanessa Smith, a public relations student, is working during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament as the Final Four Fan Jam lead. The Fan Jam organizes basketball-themed appearances in the community through interactive, “pop-up” events. Smith gave us the details about her position: “I oversee a team of volunteers to execute each Final Four …

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Posted on February 11th, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Since January, journalism major Terrence Lambert has had basketball on the brain. As a social media intern for IUPUI, Lambert has been helping the IUPUI Brand Team map out March Madness-related content for the university’s social media channels. (IUPUI is one of the hosts of the 2021 NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament.) “Throughout this semester I …

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Posted on January 12th, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

March 12: The Day College Athletics Stood Still By Sarah Lounsbury Thursday, March 12, 2020, started out as an ordinary day for me. I woke up to the sound of my alarm going off at 5:50 a.m. and crawled out of bed to get ready for morning weights with tennis practice to follow. When I …

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Posted on January 6th, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

By Arabella Rollison What is the life of an influencer like? The word “influencer” is a laden term. When you think of an influencer, you might think of Kim Kardashian or someone dancing on TikTok. Well, I can assure you I’m not them, but I do fall under the category of an influencer! My page, …

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Posted on November 5th, 2020 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Senior Vanessa Smith has been an active member of the IUPUI chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America during her college career. In the latest round of elections, Smith was voted president of the organization. “I’ve been involved in PRSSA at IUPUI since my freshman year and finishing off my senior year as …

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Posted on November 5th, 2020 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

  Junior Skye Aitken, co-editor-in-chief and culture editor of The Campus Citizen, IUPUI’s independent, student-run media, attended and covered the Indianapolis protests against racial inequality in late May and early June. Aitken said she was nervous about covering the protests on the first day, but slowly started to feel more comfortable. “Originally, I had no …

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Posted on November 5th, 2020 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Michael Williams, B.A.J. ‘18, who is currently a student in IUPUI sports journalism graduate program, was hired to write sports at The Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, but the COVID-19 pandemic made him adapt to covering news. “Since the pandemic started, I’ve turned into a state government reporter to an extent,” said Williams. “I’ve been …

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Posted on November 5th, 2020 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Junior Mikaili Azziz was recently named an Indianapolis Press Club Foundation Summer Fellow, and she has been working at the award-winning Indianapolis Recorder, one of the top African-American newspapers in the nation and the longest-standing African-American-owned newspaper in Indianapolis. Azziz “was elated” when she learned that she was selected as a fellow. “My internship at …

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