Entries by Jeff Browne

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McCallum HS wins Staff Blue and Gold Award

McCallum High School of Austin, Texas has won the 2019 Blue and Gold Award for Staff Excellence in the 2019 Quill and Scroll International Writing, Photo and Multimedia Contest. Students from five countries submitted 2,486 entries over all 30 categories, and judges chose 268 winning entries produced by 319 students, or National Winners. Every winning […]

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The Weekly Scroll for September 14, 2018

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalist Caitlyn Martin The Lede Trump administration transfers $9.8 million in funds from FEMA to ICE Hurricane Florence is the first of many anticipated natural disasters as hurricane season begins, and a nearly $10 million cut […]

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The Weekly Scroll for May 4, 2018

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalists The Lede World Press Freedom Day Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of the United Nations’ World Press Freedom Day. In an editorial, The Los Angeles Times has a pretty strong take on the state of press freedom: […]

Hammers, fists, anvils. Feathers, smiles, candles.

Whichever metaphor suits you, the key to our collective future is the pursuit of truth. Philosophers, poets and marketers often use metaphors to define truth. For some, the truth is literally hard. The autobiography of 18th-century American investigative journalist James Callender — who uncovered Thomas Jefferson’s fathering of children birthed by slave Sally Hemings — […]

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Weekly Scroll for March 16: Walkout Edition

News, tips and advice from and about Quill and Scroll International Honor Society for High School Journalists The Lede: Walk Hard. This week’s fusillade of national news has still been dominated by the #marchforourlives movement orchestrated by teenagers in response to the mass shooting and the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]