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Asako’s story – the incredible history I almost overlooked for four years at FSU

A few weeks back, word started trickling in that a memorial housing the ashes of a deceased student was in the way of the upcoming expansion of an academic building – a multimillion dollar project years in the making, and … Continue reading

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Behind the Gatepost Editorial

Last week, we got word that The Gatepost Editorial, our weekly unsigned column on all things Framingham State, won a national Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award. We’ve won regional SPJ awards (Region 1, ours, is made up … Continue reading

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My last Gatepost Sunrise

The Gatepost Sunrise. It’s been a tradition firmly rooted in the consciousness of FSU newspaper editors for generations. After long – ridiculously long – nights in the office finalizing articles, editing pictures and laying out pages, the sun inevitably rises … Continue reading

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Is newspaper reporter really the worst job out there?

If you’re reading it here for the first time, you probably haven’t been paying close enough attention. Being a journalist, in many ways, is kind of terrible. The pay isn’t great, it’s pull-out-your-hair stressful, the hours are sub-human, and roughly … Continue reading

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The final Friday – an interview with UMass Amherst Daily Collegian EIC Katie Landeck

Looks like “real world” newspapers aren’t the only ones taking a hit due to shrinking ad revenue. This week, the UMass Amherst Daily Collegian ran its final Friday edition, ending a decades-long tradition of publishing its paper all five weekdays. … Continue reading

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Editorial Sound Board: Self-involvement journalism – “A day in the dark”

Last week, Gatepost Arts and Features Editor Talia Adry published her self-involvement journalism piece “A day in the dark: Navigating FSU’s campus without vision is no easy task,” for which she spent six hours walking around school with a blindfold … Continue reading

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Our Boston Marathon issue

It’s been repeated ad nauseam: this has been what feels like the longest week any of us can remember. Explosions. Manhunts. Fear. Terror. Relief. Community. As I’m writing this, Neil Diamond has just sung “Sweet Caroline” in Fenway Park, and, … Continue reading

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