Apply for an SPJ/ONA DePaul E-Board Position

SPJ/ONA DePaul is seeking students to fill four executive board positions for the 2014-15 school year. Students must be available from May 15, 2014 to the end of the winter quarter, 2015 (roughly March 31). Candidates will be interviewed on May 8 and 9.  You must sign up for an interview time on Reilley’s office […]

Free Speech Wall Project Brainstorming

SPJ/ONA DePaul presented its free speech wall project at the SPJ Region 5 conference in Chicago. After the presentation, we held a brainstorming meeting with other chapters that attended, including Indiana, Loyola, Butler and Eastern Kentucky. Here are some of the ideas the chapters came up with as we plan to take the project to […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul’s Review and Feedback on Code of Ethics Changes

By Brianna Kelly SPJ/ONA DePaul President The past two SPJ/ONA DePaul chapter meetings were dedicated to re-evaluating the SPJ Code of Ethics and suggesting changes. This is part of a national movement in the organization to update the code and make it more relevant. Since the journalistic guidelines haven’t been revisited since 1996, we felt […]

DePaul Wins 23 SPJ Region 5 MOE Awards, 7 First-Places

DePaul University College of Communication journalism students won 23 awards, including seven first-place wins, in the SPJ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards on April 12. The Region 5 awards recognize the best student work in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The winners advance to the national SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards, which will be judged […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Free Speech Wall Presentation

SPJ/ONA DePaul presented its Free Speech Wall program to 25 students, pros and advisers during an afternoon session at the SPJ Region 5 conference April 12 in Chicago. The students did a 20-minute presentation, showed the wall as well as research on results of the Free Speech Wall, which they are turning into an annual […]