The simplicity of an unadorned human voice telling a story can be riveting
Comprehensive edits became a sign of hope rather than dread
Their broken hearts were my broken heart. Their proud moments were my proud moments.
Program’s capstone project puts young journalists to the test.
Lectures and instructor feedback help cherubs develop professional skills
Having a plan is important, but so is being ready to change it.
Reporting is just talking to a lot of people, hoping they respond and learning to listen
The best of cherub life photos, which were critiqued each week
Even when things don’t work out the best for you, you learn.
Meeting teens from around the world shows the arbitrary nature of borders
20 states, 6 other countries represented in the 2015 class
We threw caution to the wind — and rain and lightning.
I knew it would be a long five weeks when I was handed a microwaveable package of Salisbury steak.
Discoveries made from the top of the world
Perfect strangers made this Fourth of July just perfect
At cherubs, fun is just as important as journalism.
Surviving the laundry, the food, late-night chats and the top bunk
This is what a new, lifelong friendship looks like.
That time when the envelope arrived in the mail
Discovering an emotional equilibrium in my time at Medill
Lost in a new land, she needed a miracle. It was in her backpack.
Sharing interests, bridging differences create strong bonds