Alumni Anecdotes

                  Two Quill and Scroll members share their lives since high school Literally cutting and pasting is what it took for Dolores…

Tom French Interview

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[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozHMoW6Nohs&context=C4edb964ADvjVQa1PpcFPd58cBGQJFc7ylGhibHhWb6EN_mFF84gw=[/tube] Adding narrative writing techniques will increase reader interest, as well as strengthen journalistic writing. Tom…

Connecting Your Story to the Web

By Tyson Braun The Internet is vast but can fit each of us. Our news can be precisely what we are interested in reading, and “The Office” is on when we’re ready to view it. A challenge for this made-for-consumers medium is the need to…

Burning Questions about Blogs

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David Schwartz Executive Director Iowa High School Press Association If we’re going to write a column about blogging, let’s first address a burning issue: Nobody knows, exactly, what blogging is. Or rather, everybody knows what it is,…

Attract Readers to Your Blog

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Do you know how many people are visiting your blog? Here are ways to get your blog known and increase your readership. Make your blog public In setting up your blog’s preferences, be sure your blog is checked as public. That means the…

"The Sad Story of How a Gay High School Got Derailed"

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award-winner Isaac Stanley-Becker wrote about a controversial proposal in Chicago to open a public school for gay students. The Sad Story of How a Gay High School Got Derailed Published in U-High Midway (University…

Get Into the Game!

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Video Gaming Popularity Grows, Generating Interest in Reviews. Jayson Gegner Video Game Reviewer and University of Iowa Graduate “Do what you love.” “Better late than never.” “Get your foot in the door.” These idioms appear…