Western Writing Students Share Internship Experiences and Advice

by Sophie Pizzo Professor Roche, left, with speakers Markus Elken, Michael Medeiros, and Victoria Arbour When it comes to internships, students often have a lot of questions. Internships can seem like mythical creatures, ever-elusive in today’s increasingly competitive job market. How do you find the internship that’s right for you? How do you even get…

Writing Department Merger Squashed

Leo Budnick News Editor As of March 4th, the Professional Writing Major was in the process of facing a merger with the English Department. Students in the Professional Writing Majors have since learned that the merger will no longer be happening, as confirmed in a statement by the Chair of the Writing Department, Dr. Patrick Ryan….

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Jordan A. Sprogis Editor-in-Chief Dakota Sarantos Managing Editor Leo Budnick News Editor ​Much talk has circulated among the Professional Writing majors of Western Connecticut State University as to whether the school will still offer a degree in their intended field of study by the beginning of this Fall. Junior Eric LaRocca is one such student…