The following are some writing samples from the two semesters I spent as a reporter for TommieMedia, the student-run news organization at the University of St. Thomas. This experience was invaluable in the development of my written and oral communication skills. These samples highlight some of my favorite news and sports articles among the many I have written.
Bob Douglas, longtime St. Thomas employee, retires
This is a feature I wrote about longtime St. Thomas employee Bob Douglas, who retired in the spring of 2015 after nearly 38 years at the school. Originally published on May 11, 2015.
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Linda Baughman-Terry set to become new dean of students
This is an article I wrote about Linda Baughman-Terry taking over as the new dean of students at St. Thomas in September 2015. Originally published on Sept. 20, 2015.
Football runs in the family for St. Thomas freshman
This is a feature I wrote about St. Thomas freshman running back Tucker Trettel, who made significant contributions on a very talented team. Originally published on Nov. 22, 2015.
Men’s soccer trounces Concordia-Moorhead
This is an article I wrote while covering a St. Thomas men’s soccer game against Concordia-Moorhead in the fall of 2015. Originally published on Sept. 29, 2015.
Career Development Center among nation’s best for social media use
This is an article I wrote about the Career Development Center at St. Thomas ranking eighth nationally for use of social media to engage students. Originally published on Sept. 28, 2015.