Tag Archives: COVID-19

The importance, influence of journalism

By Kathleen Tran IHSPA Student Board Member Fishers High School During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are the most popular out of all of the occupations known to be on the frontline of the virus and risking their lives to save others. With other events that also happened in 2020 – the presidential election, the […]

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COVID, college applications and journalism

By Maya Niyogi IHSPA Student Board Member West Lafayette Jr-Sr High School Everyone was aware of the direct effects of COVID-19 – social distancing, masks, quarantining – but no one was ever prepared for the more indirect ones. The one that has been affecting students the most, however, is college applications. In a normal year, […]

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IHSPA Q&A: Joe Akers

By Kimmy Turley IHSPA Student Board President Mooresville High School I interviewed Joe Akers, a first year member of the IHSPA Executive Board. Joe is a veteran teacher of 23 years and has been at Noblesville High School since 2007. Currently, he is teaching two introductory courses: Newswriting and Mass Media. Along with that, he […]

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