COMM 110: Media and Democracy

By Brittany Colvin, Communications Committee For more than 10 weeks now, I’ve been dragging myself out of bed at 8 a.m. to slowly gather my materials for COMM 110, Media and Democracy, with Professor Michael Elavsky. Most students have experienced these early classes and therefore understand the repetitive inner conflict as to whether paying attention…

InArt

By Lauren Grimes This semester I’m taking INART116- The History of Rock n’ Roll.  It’s a very interesting class, although I will admit that I don’t actually do the reading until the day of the quizzes.  The class is online which is both a negative and a positive thing; I have one less class to…

COMM 401

By Cait Kelly A few weeks ago I started a whole new set of classes ranging from Ancient Mythology to The Introduction to Acting. In the middle of this variety falls the normal bundle of communications classes that I take every semester. Of the few that I chose for this semester, the most intriguing has…

This Semester's Comm Classes

By: Bernadette Laspee It seems my Comm classes this semester may be the best ones I have had yet. Comm 460W is the first hands-on reporting class that I’ve had at Penn State and I feel like I will gain valuable experience reporting on real-life stories. Our first assignment was to attend the borough council…

Intro to Public Relations

By Ally Staszesky This semester I am taking Comm 370- Intro to Public relations, with Steve Manuel. The class is overall pretty entertaining. We have to write down a ton of notes that can be kinda dull but Steve does a great job at providing real life information and his experiences are very interesting. He always seems…

Goodbye GenEds, Hello Sports PR

By Erin Kelly As spring semester drew closer, I became more and more excited for my new classes to begin. I would finally be taking classes that actually pertain to my major of Public Relations. I never thought this day would come, seeing that I have been taking endless amounts of general education classes since…