National immigration ban hits home at ISU

Amidst concerns surrounding President Trump’s executive order specifying travel restrictions on seven predominantly Muslim countries, I was able to connect the ban to Illinois State University. Read my story at the following link on videtteonline.com: National immigration ban hits home at ISU If I could write this story again, I would include the following: An … More National immigration ban hits home at ISU

ISU Police: Campus clown crisis proves no credible threat

Woodruff says ‘There is no need to be afraid of clowns’ Videtteonline.com – Oct 4, 2016 Illinois State University Police Chief Aaron Woodruff said there is no credible threat of dangerous clowns on campus after students jumped into a frenzy Monday night of alleged reported sightings. Monday night, local Twitter, Facebook and Yik Yak accounts … More ISU Police: Campus clown crisis proves no credible threat

Sexual assault at Illinois State’s Preview

An alleged campus assault took place on the campus of Illinois State University during the July 2016 freshman orientation program, “Preview,” that involved an incoming freshman and his father. The case is still awaiting trial, but updates leading up to now are available online. Alleged sexual assault at ISU Preview; son, father face charges Suspects … More Sexual assault at Illinois State’s Preview

Campus sexual assault investigative series

Campus sexual assault investigative series Upon my application to the journalism major during my sophomore year, I indicated that I would one day like to be a muckraker. This series allowed me to explore that field and opened my eyes to an entirely different world of journalism—one that focuses on intense research and hopes for social change. In … More Campus sexual assault investigative series