Jess Blumberg

UVA living wage advocates undeterred by arrests

Organizers of the Living Wage Campaign at the University of Virginia say that the arrests of 17 protestors this month did not hinder their campaign, but furthered awareness about the issue. The students were arrested on trespassing charges after participating in a four-day sit-in at the office building of university president John Casteen. The student-backed […]

Swarthmore students shedding new light on events in Iraq

By exploring Iraq through the eyes of government officials and politicians, U.S. soldiers, insurgents and civilians, student journalists at Swarthmore College are telling the war-torn country’s story – all without leaving their campus. The idea for War News Radio began as an e-mail conversation in December 2004. By the following month, 14 students had filmed […]