The NewsLab is devoted to publishing the work of CSS student journalists created in classes. We welcome feedback from anyone interested in CSS, journalism education, or the stories we publish at NewsLab.
Bill is currently a sophomore journalism and advertising/public relations double major at The College of St. Scholastica. Bill grew up in Good Thunder, Minn. and graduated from Maple River High School. He wrote sports stories for the Minnesota Lake Tribune through his high school journalism class, and also wrote articles for the community paper, Maple River Messenger. Bill was also a sports broadcaster and newscaster for his high school's news broadcast.
Stories included in FIRST TAKES packages were written by CSS students in Newswriting and Reporting, and edited by students in Advanced Journalism. All the stories in this section focus on a single topic.