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Archive for April, 2012

Cool things happening for Beacon staffers

Rosemary Peters is headed to Imperial College London for a Master’s in Science Communication in the fall. She plans combine her two passions of journalism and science to become a journalist covering scientific issues for the general public.

Jason Hortsch received a Fulbright in Germany.

Natalie Wheeler and  Laura Frazier were chosen for Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism paid internships. Over the summer, Natalie will report for the East Oregonian in Pendleton. Laura will report for the Portland Tribune and Forest Grove News-Times. Laura also recently won a scholarship from the Oregon Newspaper Foundation.

Jocelyne LaFortune was selected by Fulbright’s Austrian-American Educational Commission to be an English teaching-assistant in Austria.

Liz Tertadian will be in Washington D.C. interning for the Armenian Embassy.

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It’s a wrap!

Click to see the Final Beacon of the 2011-2012 academic year

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A “moving” story…

This week’s editorial is getting lots of buzz on social media.

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Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Tertadian

News Editor Laura Frazier

Living/Faith and Fellowship Editor Rachel McIntosh

Opinions Editor/Social Media Manager Will Lyons (fall semester) and …

Sarah Hansell (spring semester Opinions Editor/Social Media Manager)

Sports Editor Kyle Cape-Lindelin

 

 

Design Editor Shellie Adams

Photo Editor Jackie Jeffers

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Over the weekend, The Beacon won First Place for Editorial Writing in the Mark of Excellence Awards sponsored by the Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ), Region 10, which includes colleges in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.

Mark of Excellence Awards aim to recognize the best in college journalism.

Congratulations to  Opinions Editor Caitlin Yilek and the entire Beacon editorial board!

Winning First Place makes The Beacon eligible to compete in the national Mark of Excellence Awards, which will be presented at a conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla in September.  (Cait, you should totally go! )

-Nancy Copic, Beacon adviser

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