The satisfaction a novelist feels when typing those two words — The End — is hard to quantify.
For Doug Skopp, it was nothing short of a miracle. The retired history professor and college historian is the author of the novel “Shadows Walking,” a labor of love and hate about a Nazi physician at Auschwitz who escapes prosecution with stolen identification papers. Read more.
On March 11, 2011, the unimaginable happened in Ian Ash's adopted home: not only the earthquake and tsunami, but also the nuclear meltdown that would grip the world and cause wide-spread panic in Japan.
People fled Fukushima and the surrounding areas. But Ash decided to stay and document on film what was happening instead. Read more.
When former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour gave clemency to more than 200 inmates at the end of his term, Jessica Bakeman ’11 was the journalist behind the breaking story.
Bakeman, who majored in journalism and English, is a reporter at the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss. — her first full-time reporting job after graduation.
She said the story that has received national attention “fell into my lap.” Read more.
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