See you in 2016
Apr22

See you in 2016

On Feb. 4, a group of 24 students, three professors and one volunteer found out they were leaving a day early for Sochi, Russia to cover the Olympic Games. Students’ professors were informed, extra material was gathered, and pants and T-shirts began to be rolled and placed into carry-ons. Panic may have overwhelmed us for a little bit, but we had a 10-hour flight complete with endless food, drinks and movies to return us to normalcy....

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VIDEO: A quick look at a life changer
Mar24

VIDEO: A quick look at a life changer

   

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PHOTO GALLERY: The Last of Sochi
Mar09

PHOTO GALLERY: The Last of Sochi

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My time in the MPC
Feb21

My time in the MPC

Going into the Games as a student journalist is hard. Going into them as a student journalist with no media credentials, no real connections and basically as a normal spectator, trying to find fresh and original content—that felt almost impossible. Since the USOC Media Summit in September, we had plenty of contacts and connections from athletes for our stories leading up to the Olympics, but we knew those would expire as they started...

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I Wasn’t Even Going to Sochi
Feb17

I Wasn’t Even Going to Sochi

Words are hard. Forming them into sentences that make sense is even harder, especially when I am not the most eloquent storyteller. When I verbally tell a story about an event I witnessed, most of my friends will sit back to settle in for the long haul. The number one complaint I get from them is that I have no ability to summarize. I am a details person. I like backstories, visual details and emotions. It’s probably why I enjoy...

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PR students spread the word about BSU at the Games
Feb15

PR students spread the word about BSU at the Games

What do Sochi, Russia, Chicago, Ill., and Muncie, Ind., have in common? Students collaborating to create amazing behind-the-scenes look at this year’s Winter Games. Over in Russia, our BSU team has been building connections and reaching out to the people of Sochi to get a grip on their culture and their opinion of the Games. Here in the states, the public relations team (among others) has been working on many projects. My main...

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