Saturday, February 25, 2012

A new voice for VC

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The new staff of Vancouver College's student-run newspaper, the VC Voice. Photo Special to The B.C. Catholic

Vancouver College is bucking the trend of dying newspapers by resurrecting their own. The B.C. Catholic talked to a group of dedicated young journalists and their teacher about bring back the VC Voice:

Despite the trend of shrinking newsrooms, media conglomeration, and newspapers folding, one publication has beaten the odds and recently returned to the printers: the student-run VC Voice at Vancouver College.

After a false start and a rocky beginning, a group of young journalists are now polishing off the 20-page winter issue of the paper, which should be available this month.

Many of the students who got involved with The Voice felt that students weren't being informed about the goings-on at their school. Linus Wan, for one, hopes The VC Voice will help rectify this.

Read the full article at The B.C. Catholic website.

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