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A Sunday at the Daily Illini

Assistant Sports Editor Michal Dwojak concentrates on the story he is editing.

Assistant Sports Editor Michal Dwojak concentrates on the story he is editing.

What scared me the most about this assignment was the thought of finding powerful images. I’m first few plans fell though, plans that I was sure were going to give me some emotion evoking images.

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A New Way of Storytelling: Multimedia Reporting Reflections

By Joey Gelman

It is amazing how fast the semester has gone in Journalism 215, Multimedia Reporting. I came into the class with a very small background in multimedia projects and while it was a difficult learning curve, I feel as though I was able to make great strides as the semester went on. I will admit, that I still do not have a full grasp of everything Adobe Premiere has to offer, and in order to continue to succeed in multimedia, I have to continue to learn the ins and outs of the software itself. 10454160_10152528499830419_9178312287647670797_oHowever, the base that this class has given me will be a great stepping stone to work on bigger projects that will come my way. This class has taught me how to better tell a story through multimedia. While the technical aspects may not be as professional as I would like them to be at this point, the majority of the project is to tell a clear and interesting story. I have been able to learn how to be a better storyteller, and that is a very important job for being a successful journalist.

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Going Green at U of I

Flyer for the Go Play Go Green event featuring the  Recycling Education Vehicle -  Illini Union Website

Flyer for the Go Play Go Green event featuring the Recycling Education Vehicle – Illini Union Website

The Coca-Cola Recycling Education Vehicle came to U of I to help teach proper recycling habits to students.

The University of Illinois was host to the Go Play Go Green event with Coca-Cola and Campus Vending. The workshop took place on the Illini Union Anniversary Plaza, just on the edge of the Illinois quad. The Coca-Cola Recycling Education Vehicle served as an interactive opportunity for students to learn more about recycling and sustainability. Students were able to learn the details of what happens after you throw away your plastic bottle into the recycling bin, and what their new recycling and sustainable habits should be.

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