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Student Spotlight: Kylie Rose Lawrence
December 14, 2020

Hi! My name is Kylie Rose Lawrence. I am a California native but spent much of my childhood in the Pacific Northwest, specifically Washington state.

Two Communication and Media Studies professors are among the 2020-21 recipients of the prestigious Koret Scholars Award.
October 20, 2020

Associate Professor Emily Acosta Lewis and Assistant Professor Talena Sanders were awarded $8,000 each for two separate proposals.

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Coms Student Named to State-wide Athletic Diversity Commitee
August 21, 2020

Coms student and baseball player Desmond Gates was a recent focus of a story by Press Democrat Sports columnist Bob Padecky.

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New Media Innovation Lab Awaits COMS Students When They Return To Campus
July 30, 2020

Many students may not know it yet, but the Communication and Media Studies Department has taken an important step into its future.

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Recent COMS Grad Wins National Award For His Film
July 30, 2020

Ryan Harvey, a 2020 graduate of Communication and Media Studies, has won national recognition for the Campus Movie Fest film he wrote and directed during his final year at SSU.

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COMS Professor Shares Her Climate Change Research at a Prestigious National Conference
July 30, 2020

Professor Elizabeth Burch’s manuscript, “A Sea Change For Climate Refugees In The South Pacific: How Social Media—Not Journalism—Tells Their Real Story

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Alumni Profile: Aubrie Tolliver (Class of 2016)
February 6, 2020

If Aubrie Tolliver could describe her career in one word, it would probably be “storyteller.”

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From The Clubhouse to the Classroom: Giants Broadcaster "Amy G" Goes To Bat For The COMS Department
October 4, 2019

Amy Gutierrez is no stranger to taking on new challenges. 

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New Faculty Profile: Assistant Professor Gina Baleria
September 17, 2019

The Communication and Media Studies Department’s newest permanent faculty member didn’t start out with an eye toward a career in higher education, but her media background and passion for what she

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Former COMS Professor/Writer Investigates a New Genre
May 23, 2019

Jonah Raskin peruses his newest mystery novel, "Dark Day, Dark Night".

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