College Campuses Nationwide Present Free Speech Walls

In honor of Constitution Day, SPJ/ONA DePaul and other SPJ student chapters across the country organized Free Speech Walls. Participants exercised their First Amendment rights to free speech by writing posts ranging from political to poetic. Check out our Storify for more details.

SPJ/ONA DePaul’s Kelly, Rudnik Receive Awards

Former SPJ/ONA DePaul officers and graduate students Brianna Kelly and Jakub Rudnik picked up awards Friday at the DePaul University College of Communication awards ceremony on the Loop campus. Kelly, the outgoing SPJ/ONA DePaul president, received the organization’s Outstanding Leadership Award, dubbed the “SPJ MVP” award by the students. During her two years on the …

SPJ/ONA DePaul Accepts Leadership Award

SPJ/ONA DePaul, the campus organization for the Society of Professional Journalists and the Online News Association, received the Outstanding Organizational Development award Thursday night at the DePaul Socially Responsible Leadership Awards at the Lincoln Park Student Center. SPJ/ONA DePaul was honored for its innovative programming, which includes social media training, ethics, free speech, coding and …

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 …