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  • Shannon Scovel 10:46 am on August 17, 2015 Permalink  

    USA Today College…in Scotland 

    By Dean’s Intern Shannon Scovel at USA Today

    Watching The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes run through a rehearsal in the Edinburgh Castle before the opening Tattoo performance

    After over a dozen weeks as an intern for USA Today, my portfolio includes a range of articles, covering everything from the Humane Society adoption programs to college financial aid for prisoners. However, my most recent story pushed me beyond my comfort zone into the unexpected world of bagpipes and haggis. (More …)

     
  • Shannon Scovel 1:41 pm on June 23, 2015 Permalink  

    Charleston and the Citadel: Observations from a USA Today College Intern 

    The Citadel Ring in Charleston, South Carolina

    By Dean’s Intern Shannon Scovel at USA Today

    When I first started my career as a student at American University in the fall of 2013, I knew I wanted to be a journalist. However, I didn’t fully understand the reality of that title until I started my internship with USA Today College this summer. Suddenly, everything could be turned into a story, I needed sources all the time and my life became divided in 72-hour segments, dictated by my deadlines each week. (More …)

     
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