Journalist of the Year Portfolio

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The revolution has begun

The fourth industrial revolution — characterized by the creation of technology that blurs the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres — is currently underway. At the time of this story's release, many of our community members had never heard of this, while some students and alumni were the innovators driving this revolution.

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I'm right

When then presidential candidate Donald Trump made a statement about wanting to “punch” a rally protester in the face, we decided to localize this by analyzing how we debate at the school — and how we handle conversations with people we disagree with. To capture this angle, I organized an informal debate between two upperclassman with radically different views to see how the dialogue progressed.

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Plans for the future

After a world-renowned architect was hired to design the new Winn Family Science Building, I was given the opportunity to speak with the architects, reveal their design plans to the community and cover the school history relevant to understanding our future.

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Calling the shots

When then sophomore Tucker Ribman received the Colin Caruthers Young Hunter Award from the Dallas Safari Club, I used the news element to expand the story beyond a simple narrative describing his hunting accomplishments over the years. Although this was one aspect of the story, we also chose to cover the often controversial and blurry lines between conservation and hunting efforts.

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