Tipping Point Podcast: ‘Audacious Moments’ spur movement to upend racism at UConn

By MAYA MOORE, UConn Jour­nal­ism Decem­ber 14, 2019 Not all inci­dents of racism that have occurred at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut are as bold as scream­ing the N‑word in a park­ing lot. Although the lat­ter inspired an impas­sioned response from the UConn stu­dent body, the “auda­cious moments” that take place behind the scenes were equal­ly asCon­tin­ue read­ing “Tip­ping Point Pod­cast: ‘Auda­cious Moments’ spur move­ment to upend racism at UConn”

Not Forgotten UConn: Rogers a civil rights pioneer at UConn

By MAYA MOORE August 22, 2019 Spe­cial to The Chron­i­cle STORRS — Many of the most notable events of the Civ­il Rights move­ment were still a decade in the future. Jim Crow laws reigned in the South and, in Con­necti­cut and at its flag­ship uni­ver­si­ty, racism and dis­crim­i­na­tion wasn’t as overt. But it was still preva­lent in theCon­tin­ue read­ing “Not For­got­ten UConn: Rogers a civ­il rights pio­neer at UConn”

Multimedia triple threat Stan Simpson marries branding and storytelling

By Maya A. Moore, UConn Jour­nal­ism | April 26, 2019 Vet­er­an jour­nal­ist Stan Simp­son is skilled in the art of peo­ple, a char­ac­ter­is­tic that undoubt­ed­ly rings true when watch­ing the host of Fox 61’s Real Peo­ple with Stan Simp­son on Sun­day morn­ings. He wel­comes view­ers with his sig­na­ture “Alright folks,” in a resound­ing voice and wide smileCon­tin­ue read­ing “Mul­ti­me­dia triple threat Stan Simp­son mar­ries brand­ing and storytelling”

How sports journalism pioneer Claire Smith of ESPN gets into ‘the marrow of a story’

By Maya A. Moore ‘19 | UConn Jour­nal­ism | March 29, 2019 Claire Smith cred­its her mother’s infec­tious love of the base­ball and the endur­ing sto­ry of Jack­ie and Rachel Robin­son with inspir­ing her 37-year-long career as a sports jour­nal­ist. “I always knew that base­ball was a pas­sion, from child­hood,” she said. “I just fell in loveCon­tin­ue read­ing “How sports jour­nal­ism pio­neer Claire Smith of ESPN gets into ‘the mar­row of a story’”