Commencement of another year of tradition

By Tolupe Adebayo July 20, 2015 On the night of July 20th 2015, I had the pleasure in participating in the first day of the The Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for Journalism. Not only am I and other participants honored to be selected in such a program, but knowing that all efforts are to … Continue reading Commencement of another year of tradition

Reporting to you live from the SBU Newsroom

By Natalia Revere July 20, 2015 This newsroom is insane! We have two computer monitors that I can use at the same time! I’ve only seen that on TV and movies so you can understand how excited I am about that. Professor Dowdy and Duffy are great also. I really enjoyed this morning’s lesson on … Continue reading Reporting to you live from the SBU Newsroom

A lesson in journalism

By Tolulope Adebayo July 20, 2015 After receiving substantial information concerning the proper format of news writing, news drivers, and ledes, I am one step closer to becoming a journalist. Being able to connect, alert, and divert readers is a task not to be taken lightly, but a task that should be honored and appraised. … Continue reading A lesson in journalism

via Stonybrook University’s Newsroom

By Tolupe Adebayo July 20, 2015 Not every teen can say that they hope to aspire to become a journalist. Not every teen can say that they have been admitted into The Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists. Not every teen can say that they have visited Stonybrook University’s Newsroom and actually … Continue reading via Stonybrook University’s Newsroom

Preliminary plunging into the press’ pathway

By Solyman Hatami July 20, 2015 Well sitting here waiting in the Irving College’s lounge to go to the Student Activities Center, waiting for the girls to arrive, I am concerning myself with the rest  of today’s activities. As the program began, we were exposed to quite a mass of information yesterday on photography and … Continue reading Preliminary plunging into the press’ pathway

Finally rid of my parents! 

By Tara O’Donovan July 20, 2015 By Tara O’Donovan I couldn’t help but smile the whole car ride over. It’s a taste of college and I’m loving it. Of course not having my parents breathing down my neck is always a plus, but I miss my brother, best friend, and adorable(ish) dog. My young pup, … Continue reading Finally rid of my parents! 

616.4 miles, 7 days, a singular passion

By Eleanor Peña Humes July 19, 2015 The journey to the Greene program was indeed an adventure. I traveled 616.4 miles from Detroit, Michigan and arrived at 6:45 a.m. with crusty eyes and lion-like yawns. I visited Detroit to perform a public service and I saw another world that truly inspired me and fed my … Continue reading 616.4 miles, 7 days, a singular passion

Moving In; From Brooklyn to Long Island

By Gusmery Ramirez July 19, 2015 I already feel comfortable as I lie in bed typing this. Having moved in just a couple of hours ago into Irving College, I have had nothing short of a great experience so far. I’ve already bonded with my roommate enough to know that I won’t be lonely this … Continue reading Moving In; From Brooklyn to Long Island

Common interests, laughter, a great week ahead

By Kelsey Larkin July 19, 2015 Although extremely nervous about staying here at SBU for a week with the Greene Team, tonight I am no longer nervous about being here. The mind starts to wonder the week before coming here. You start to think ‘Will my roommate like me?’ Or ‘Will we sit in awkward … Continue reading Common interests, laughter, a great week ahead

Aside from the 91 degree weather, Greene is great!

By Natalia Revere July 19, 2015 I’ve never really been one to enjoy the summer months. Glistening foreheads and back-sweat stains aren’t exactly my idea of a great time. I was pleasantly surprised to open the door to my new temporary room and discover that it was only slightly sweltering! This was unlike the temperature … Continue reading Aside from the 91 degree weather, Greene is great!