Nicole Bush

‘Grow tough skin’ and other advice from editor Donna Ladd

Donna Ladd is the editor-in-chief and founder of the Jackson Free Press. Early on she thought she was to be a civil rights attorney, because she has an activist’s spirit. But–as it turns out–what she meant, was to be a journalist. Donna spoke with our class in February and afterwards I asked professor Amy Haimerl… Continue reading ‘Grow tough skin’ and other advice from editor Donna Ladd

Nicole Bush

RISE and Land Grant Goods

RISE is the Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment program at Michigan State University. According to MSU’s RISE website: “RISE may be conceptualized as an interdisciplinary living-learning community for undergraduates at Michigan State University who share a common interest in environmental sustainability.” Students come to RISE from majors various majors. Some come from… Continue reading RISE and Land Grant Goods