Writing tips from a newspaper columnist

For new writers, adopting a journalistic style can be difficult. Craig Wilson, a columnist at USA Today, shared tips with high school students and laid out what he believes are the most common mistakes of journalism. According to Wilson, author of the Final Word column, one problem for young writers is having a voice without…

Taking artsy to a whole new level

While walking up to this 11-story office building, nothing seems out of the ordinary.  The smell of food, the sight of bright colors and the sound of live music hit visitors all at once as they enter the building. Artomatic, an art festival in Crystal City, Va., features all sorts of creative, out-of-the-box art.  From…

DWC profile: Charlotte Wilson

After two years as a reporter, Charlotte Wilson said she is excited to go into her senior year as a news editor for the student newspaper, Trapeze, at Oak Park River Forest High School in Oak Park, Ill. Wilson’s interest in journalism stems from a class she took as a sophomore that covered journalism and…