Penn State students returned home for the Spring 2020 semester.
The university's journalism students are reporting on the impact of the coronavirus
from their homes and communities.
Best Of
What They Saw
Best Of, Multimedia, Video

What They Saw

Penn State journalism students spent the second half of their semester not in the classroom but locked down in their homes. From there they recorded what they saw and what they and their families have experienced – the lockdowns, the fear, the boredom, the anxiety, and the joy that a whole world has confronted. Their…

Election 2020
Hope alone isn’t enough
Election 2020, MAP, Writing

Hope alone isn’t enough

by Jake Aferiat John Birkner really liked his chances. A former three-term mayor of a suburban New Jersey town, Birkner ran as a Democrat for a seat in the New Jersey State Assembly for the 39th District in 2019, seeking to flip a seat which hadn’t been represented by a Democrat since 1981. Still, that…