Entries by Alex Steil

Concerns and Hopes

This is our final Chapter activity of the year. We hope you’ve enjoyed this new Scroll feature. A few weeks ago, CNN highlighted 10 photos that heightened concern about climate change. Take a look at these photos — especially the hope part. What can young aspiring journalists learn from this as well? In what ways […]

Next Year’s Goals

As we repeatedly state, Chapter activity is dependent on what the adviser and students would like. Now is the time to reflect on what your goals and aspirations are for next year’s group. Some questions for reflection: What is your favorite memory from being in Quill and Scroll? What was your favorite activity? Did you […]

International Press Freedom

Russia jails U.S. WSJ journalist Highlights different roles press plays in other countries Russia jailed a Wall Street Journal reporter on Thursday, alleging he was spying for the American government and is holding him on espionage charges. Russia has provided no evidence for the charges. The reporter, Evan Gershkovich, was born to Soviet-born parents and […]

AI Writing and Other Fakery

CNN recently highlighted how people are being duped by AI generated content in their social media feeds — including a video about the spread of misinformation by news anchors who were created by AI. Time even warned about the possibility of fake mug shots prior to for President Donald Trump surrendering to the Manhattan District […]