SMACK: Florida’s outlaw student editor

Who doesn’t like Pye? Apparently, Florida Atlantic University doesn’t. In April, senior Joe Pye was elected editor of FAU’s student newspaper, cleverly called the University Press. He was supposed to start his new job this week. But FAU won’t let him. Why? An administrator says he’s “not tact.” FAU’s reasons are as weak as its grammar, but we’ll get to that in…

SPJ selects two Region 3 journalism students to work ‘The EIJ News’ in Anaheim

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – SPJ Headquarters – Each year, the Society of Professional Journalists sponsors internships for more than a dozen bright, motivated and hard-working student journalists to staff The EIJ News, a news site that covers the Excellence in Journalism conference. Student writers, editors, and photographers are invited to apply for these select positions. The EIJ…

Unabashed Plug-in for my LinkedIn page

By Zach Garner, SPJ Region 3 intern and SPJ student member In a brazen attempt to leverage my illustrious position as “Intern #1000” for my own personal gain (and pad the crap out of my LinkedIn profile), I thought I’d take the time to tell you why I think I- as a part of the…