From the Editors
Nov 29, 2021
I’ve a Feeling We’re Not in Michigan Anymore
I have never been to Kansas before. How could I be respectful of locals and avoid the pitfalls of parachute journalism?
Nov 14, 2021
El verano que supe que podía ser escritora científica
Aprendí a poner a la audiencia primero pensando en lo que ellos quieren leer, y no en lo que yo quiero escribir.
Nov 14, 2021
The Summer I Knew I Could Be a Science Writer
I learned to put the audience first by thinking about what they wanted or needed to read about, not what I wanted to write.
Aug 31, 2021
"Your Peers Really Celebrate Your Successes, Even if They Just Met You!"
This was an incredibly dense crash course into science journalism and seems to have successfully prepared me for a future in it.
Aug 9, 2021
"I Seem To Keep Falling Into Journalism Full of Controversy... But I Love It!"
At the same time, this work is still the most fulfilling I’ve ever had, and I am confident in my choice to continue a journalism career.
Jul 16, 2021
“If You Are Here, You Are Good Enough.”
Almost teared up when one past fellow said “if you are here, you are good enough.” Recovering from academitis where it seldom felt that way.
Jul 11, 2021
"When Will I Ever Feel Like I Rightfully Belong?"
Maybe I would thrive in a traditional newsroom. Who knows? But right now, I believe TCUS is the right place for me.
Jun 21, 2021
“Wow, Getting Paid To Learn How To Write About Science. A Dream Come True!”
I check my new email account — an avalanche of warnings, news, info about murders, football, and gentrification.
Dec 26, 2020
Science Writing Was Worth It. It Just Took Longer Than I Thought.
I felt confused about how I could apply my writing skills as a science major. To me, science and writing seemed like two different worlds.
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