Columns / Discourse / February 4, 2015

Adventures in D.C.

Junior Casey Mendoza sits at the anchors’ desk of Fox 5 DC, a local broadcast station, after appearing on Good Day DC with other students in the Washington Semester Journalism and New Media Program. During the morning news show, students talked about their favorite Superbowl ads. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Junior Casey Mendoza sits at the anchors’ desk of Fox 5 DC, a local broadcast station, after appearing on Good Day DC with other students in the Washington Semester Journalism and New Media Program. During the morning news show, students talked about their favorite Superbowl ads. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Junior Casey Mendoza holds up her visitor’s pass for the Washington Post. With other students in her program, Mendoza toured the newsroom and met with Education Blogger Valerie Strauss and Education Editor Josh White. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Junior Casey Mendoza holds up her visitor’s pass for the Washington Post. With other students in her program, Mendoza toured the newsroom and met with Education Blogger Valerie Strauss and Education Editor Josh White. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

A Linotype Model 31 stands near the entrance into the Washington Post. The machine was used at the Post from 1888 until 1980, and increased the speed of composition and print for almost a decade. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

A Linotype Model 31 stands near the entrance into the Washington Post. The machine was used at the Post from 1888 until 1980, and increased the speed of composition and print for almost a decade. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Students from the Washington Semester Journalism and New Media Program take photos in front of the Washington Post’s photo and front page gallery after a tour through the newsroom. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Students from the Washington Semester Journalism and New Media Program take photos in front of the Washington Post’s photo and front page gallery after a tour through the newsroom. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)


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Casey Mendoza
Casey Mendoza is a junior majoring in political science with a double minor in philosophy and Chinese. This is her third year working for TKS as a photographer and photo editor. Casey also works as a photography intern for the Galesburg Register-Mail. In 2013, she won third place in the Photo Essay category from the Illinois College Press Association. In the Winter and Spring of 2014, Casey will be studying journalism and working in Washington D.C. She manages the YouTube Channel for The Anglerfish Magazine and works as video editor for Question Mark Productions.




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