Category: News

Not Your Typical Summer Job

Elise Takahama is a rising junior at Boston University and serves as the managing editor of The Daily Free Press, a campus paper. This summer, for eight short weeks, I had the opportunity to write for the Pasadena Star-News, the...

/ September 4, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Paula Pecorella

An extensive background check on Active Voice fellow Paula Pecorella will reveal that she was arrested at seventeen. This has led to some uncomfortable conversations with employers, she said, but she can explain. As a senior, Pecorella led an investigation...

/ August 25, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Savannah Robinson

When a group of Oakland High School boys created an Instagram account targeting her friends, Active Voice fellow Sabby Robinson took to the airwaves to talk about sexual harassment. At the time, Robinson was a graduating senior at Oakland High...

/ August 25, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Naba Siddiq

As editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper, Naba Siddiq wanted her staff to cover issues beyond what was going on with sophomore parking and campus rallies. So did her staff. For the first time in years, her campus paper, La...

/ August 25, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Melissa Gomez

Melissa Gomez is here to tell you that you can’t fake it until you make it. A rising senior at the University of Florida, she’s taking this school year off to report full time for the Tampa Bay Times —...

/ August 25, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Morgan Maccherone

When a local magazine in Raleigh, North Carolina reached out to Active Voice fellow Morgan Maccherone to feature her at the end of her senior year, her school administration called her in. She could talk about how she worked her...

/ August 25, 2017