The Society of Professional Journalist Spooktacular Halloween Party

Calling all goblins, ghosts, & freaks of the night…are you ready to enjoy a bewitching evening with SPJ?

We’re dying for you to join us…

The Society of Professional Journalist Spooktacular Halloween Party will be a night to remember — the perfect way to end another challenging week of J-school.

Tickets are $5 pre-sale and $10 at the door!

*MUST BE 21+ TO ATTEND* (please don’t forget your I.D.)

Feel free to bring significant others/friends, but you must purchase a ticket for them as well!

Tickets to the event can be purchased below:


SPJ Meeting Minutes: Week Four

General notes

Tulika led the meeting and did a great job!


Alexandra has a million cushions if we need them

Project doing short profile videos of professors in progress

Could we record professor roundtables?

Lucille’s Ball should have a skit on all the conflicting info we get at the J school

Can we get mugs???


First speaker event will be 10/16 in Stabile Center — military corruption and journalistic transparency (keep an eye out for flyers)

Wall Street Journal Goes On Sale In London For The First Time10/20 will be the first film viewing in Stabile (bring cozy things!) — committee will release a poll with three-ish choices

Business school partnership on 10/26 — Wall Street Journal editor to speak at the other school

Halloween venue nixed, so maybe we can have it at Skyroom? Event will likely be 10/28

Need volunteers for upcoming Halloween candy sale

Maybe a future movie marathon?

Potential future pitching workshop with Howard French (short form) and/or Dale Maharidge (long form)


Please reach out to any and all affinity groups to do collabs!

Positions and Committees

Stephanie and Andrew (speakers) have sent out the survey! Results will filmappear next week in a spreadsheet

Amanda and Jordan (film) checked out some films

No update from community service right now — all ideas welcome

Tulika (academics) will help speakers with professor roundtables

Kelsie is creating a design for shirts, will have students vote on crewnecks and hoodies

Sarah (university life) is meeting with the administrative VP next week to talk about connecting with other organizations, departments

For future

Next week, Davi will talk about her meeting with career services


SPJ Meeting Minutes: Week Three

General notes

NYTimes DigitalOur meetings will always be in room 601B at 5:15 on Tuesdays

Meetings are weekly for the fall

Working on NYT digital subscriptions for the student body

Kim Crenshaw might be someone we get to talk about language in journalism

We’d love to hear about spring classes before spring

Juliana is great and can make flyers! Also, if she’s busy, Davi has a website


10/22 at 12 p.m.: required sexual assault training for all members of SPJ (talk to Melanie now if you cannot be there)

Halloween needs a venue — will be 10/21 or 10/28

Amanda is working on Halloween candy grams, maybe sell Halloween Halloween costumes tickets ($10-$15) at the same time

We will be having a costume contest at the party, but also maybe one at school?

10/9: journalism talk with Afghan gov’t person (talk to Stephanie or Andrew for more info)

Possible brown bag lunches with professors (Cobb available November) — collaboration between Roey and the speaker group

Pitching workshop, maybe?

Possible hiking trip — bus ($24) from port authority, 8-ish hours


If you are not getting the emails, please inform Davi ASAP

Positions and Committees

Speaker chair will share the official calendar with everyone

Talk to Kasiana to be involved in the tech committee, talk to deans about tech at CJS, develop Qs for survey

Stephanie is currently looking for long-term service projects (we now have a connection with the ASPCA!)

Share anything you want on the web with Michael

For future


Davi will talk about her meeting with Julie next week (about careers)