Tag: Linnea Covington

An Alleged Terror Plot, Twitter's Value and a Bucharest Children's Oncology Ward

By Collin Orcutt | September 23, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

Check out some of the latest examples of our reporters’ fine work: Kristen Joy Watts’ story and slideshow featuring the work of a photographer who…

Bread and Tombstones, Low-tech Hackers and the Healthcare Debate

By Collin Orcutt | September 8, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

Some good news to kick off the Fall semester: The News Service’s election coverage is a finalist in the Online News Association awards, marking more…

Obama in Russia, Diplomacy Through Jazz and the Death of Robert McNamara

By Collin Orcutt | July 15, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

Who says the summer is a slow time for news? Check out some of the latest examples of our reporters’ fine work: Karina Ioffee, working…

Swine Flu, Bed-Stuy Living and a Giant, Inflated Rat

By Collin Orcutt | May 4, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

What a great week – first the News Service was honored with two first-place SPJ awards, then we learned that Kristen Joy Watts and Collin…

Spring Fling, Civil Rights Vets and Artistic Garbage

By Collin Orcutt | April 6, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

Here’s some more proof that the upcoming Spring break is well deserved: Mirva Lempiainen’s very timely – and close to home – story about college…

Competitive Double Dutch, Peanut Industry Moves to NY and a Fort Green Park Soccer Player

By Collin Orcutt | March 19, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

First some exciting news: The News Service is a finalist for two SPJ Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards — Best All-Around Online Publication and…

Valentine's Day Economy, Rising Safe Sales and a Solid Gaming Industry

By Collin Orcutt | February 16, 2009 | Clips of the Week, News

Hope everybody is enjoying the holiday. Here is some good reading and viewing material to help pass the day: Joe Walker and Sophia Tewa showed…

Dec. 13 – 19, 2008

By Collin Orcutt | December 21, 2008 | Clips of the Week

Here are some great stories to enjoy over the holidays: Tim Persinko’s article about a rising Brooklyn boxer made the Canarsie Courier. Henry Stewart cites…

A Brooklyn Boxer, NYC's Best Empanadas and a Youth Marching Band

By Collin Orcutt | December 19, 2008 | Clips of the Week

Here are some great stories to enjoy over the holidays: Tim Persinko’s article about a rising Brooklyn boxer made the Canarsie Courier. Henry Stewart cites…

Dec. 6 – 12, 2008

By Collin Orcutt | December 15, 2008 | Clips of the Week

I know better than to let my lede get bogged down with sentimental mush about graduation, so let’s get straight to business: Henry Stewart’s entertaining…