As the school year begins, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Editor in Chief of The Springfield Student.
One of our primary goals for the upcoming year is to diversify our coverage as much as possible. What does this mean?
We want to hear from you!
If you are a department on campus and are hosting events, bringing in speakers, or know students or faculty who are doing great work, reach out to us! If you are part of a club, we want to know what you’re up to, so we can cover your organization. If you are a student who wants to comment on an issue happening on campus, or at the national or global level, we want to hear your voice! Last year we had a number of “guest columns” written by students with unique perspectives, and we would love to build off that this year.
Our name is The Springfield Student for a reason — we are a student-run publication, which we widely consider the voice of the student-body. But we cannot possibly be that voice, if we only cover the same events, with the same groups of individuals, with our same voices, week after week after week.
We need your help. Speak up. Reach out.
Use your voice — it’s a powerful thing.
Photo Courtesy Danny Priest