Features

High school summer internships aid student career choices

By |2019-05-17T14:10:19-07:00May 13th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

As the school year comes to an end, summer internships help aid future student career choices and are an important part of the high school experience. Through networking with professionals, acquiring hands-on skills and gaining self-confidence, internships allow students to define their career goals. The Feather staff traveled to Anaheim, CA for the NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, April 25-27. During the Saturday session, senior editor Addison Schultz, ‘21, and journalist Morgan Parker, ‘21, interviewed editor-in-residence for the conference Bill Elsen. A former recruiter at The Washington Post and current Sigma Delta Chi board member, Elsen discusses internships and job possibilities with students at journalism conventions and workshops.

Mother’s Day brings families together, students recall favorite moments

By |2019-05-14T08:29:04-07:00May 12th, 2019|Features, Home Feature 2|

Campus students share Mother's Day memories Julie Rurik (left) supports her son Alex Rurik, '19, at games throughout the soccer season. A national day of honor that celebrates mothers and commemorates maternal bonds, Mother’s Day brings families from around the globe together to appreciate motherhood and lavish mothers with flowers and [...]

Caleigh Alday strives in dance competition, earning title of Miss Dance

By |2019-05-09T12:56:53-07:00May 9th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

Caleigh Alday receives the title of Miss Dance 2019 at Kar Dance competition in Fresno,California at Saroyan Theater. For her solos Alday received top scores in the first category and a $500 scholarship.

World-class photojournalist travels, shares stories from around the globe

By |2019-05-09T09:19:22-07:00May 8th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

"Celebrate what's right in the world. Put yourself in the place of most potential. Transform the ordinary into the extraordinary."  These words forever altered the professional perspective of Feather adviser, Kori Friesen, as a new teacher in 2002.

California Bests: Beaches

By |2019-05-06T09:17:54-07:00April 30th, 2019|Destinations, Features, Home Feature 1|

California’s coastline is 840 miles long and is home to over 420 public beaches. All these beaches are different in many ways and have different highlights that entice visitors. Travel websites seem to consistently mention five of these 420+ beaches as favorites, for the scenery and atmosphere they provide.

Feather staffers tour professional ABC7 broadcast facility

By |2019-05-03T15:18:56-07:00April 25th, 2019|Features, Home Feature 1|

The Feather Online staffers took the opportunity to learn how a professional national news station operates by visiting ABC7 Broadcast Center, April 24. The staffers learn information about how a news office runs and gained a better perspective on the process of news making. Acting as the biggest single news station in Los Angeles, according to news operations manager Michael Merle, ABC7 uses a wide variety of tools and specialized individuals to broadcast news to the public. The building contains numerous tech, writing, and broadcasting rooms for reporters and crew members to publish stories quickly and efficiently.

City leaders look to impact homeless crisis, pt. 1

By |2019-04-23T14:43:24-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Features, Top 5|

An eviction forces mother and her child to fall on hard times. Individuals struggling with addiction find themselves on the street. In a bleak economic downturn, a man looks for work, but finds his efforts fruitless. Many cities struggles with poverty and homelessness as some citizens endure hardship.Throughout many cities, homelessness has become a predominant crisis in the community, struggling to find solution. Within the span of ten years, Fresno’s homeless population has gone down from 4,000 to 1,700, according to Fresno Mayor Lee Brand and other sources.

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks at SJV Town Hall

By |2019-05-16T13:55:50-07:00April 13th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

The first female Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, spoke at the latest San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, April 10. Gillard discussed what life as a female politician was like, and the changing Asian economy and what it means for the world. Gillard began her political life after she became involved in her student union at the Australian equivalent of college.

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