A New Experience: IU Journalism Institute

Counselor Tatiana catches the golden hour as she gives HSJI journalists a tour of the campus.             -Photo by Alexa Orozco

For Leah Hurwitt, Kayla Cruz, Kyla Ticer and hundreds of other students there was no better place to kick start their careers in journalism than at Indiana University. The girls are attending the High School Journalism Institute at IU where the program provides a number of workshops that concentrate on  journalism.

Ticer and Cruz both attend the feature writing workshop. They intend to help the community and report the truth with their stories.

Ticer, who funnels her journalism skills in an organization named Teamwork Englewood, said  “We write articles and we spread the word of what we’re doing and how we’re trying to change things in Chicago.”

Teamwork Engle, according to Ticer, aims to “revise the …
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