Aging

Journalism students covered the Aging beat during spring semester 2014.

Student-journalists in Professor Mangun’s class were: Marissa Bodily; Nichole Butters; Keith Lamar McDonald; Ian Smith; and Stacey Worster.

They reported on a variety of topics, people and issues in the community, including: aging in place, Meals on Wheels, and a mobile hairdressing service.

Find links to their stories and read their blogs and bios by clicking on a name above, or by selecting Blogs & Bios from the drop-down box, at left. Stories also can be located by clicking on a Tag or selecting a topic such as Education from the Categories box.

Multimedia storytelling  (best viewed in Firefox, full-screen mode, and use the slideshow controls, rather than the green buttons that appear on the screen):

Students in Geoffrey Fattah’s intermediate reporting class covered the Aging beat during fall semester 2009. Students learned about what it means to become older in our society. Their stories included a look at aging and sexuality, how older refugees cope with change later in life, and the toll injuries take on seniors who were once professional football players.

Student-journalists were: Jessica Calderwood, Jenna Cannon, Kelli Coomes, Paige Fieldsted, Evan Frank, Jessica Gonzales, Lee Horton, Gillian King, Leigh Walsh, Alicia Williams, James Williams, and Alexis Young.

Find links to their stories and read their blogs and bios by clicking on a name above, or by selecting Blogs & Bios from the drop-down box, at left. Stories also can be located by clicking on a Tag or selecting a topic such as Education from the Categories box.

Multimedia storytelling (best viewed in full-screen mode, and use the slideshow controls, rather than the green buttons that appear on the screen):