A better teacher because of CQS

by Mark Cornejo
I haven’t stepped foot inside a news outlet in four years. Nevertheless, I enjoy the weekly e-mails from the Chips Quinn Scholars program and the updates on the website.
I have worked these last four years as an elementary-school substitute teacher and tutor, and I earned a teaching credential and master’s degree in digital [...]

Summer 2005

2005 Headlines:
• Blair, Labour Party Win Third Term in British Election (May 5, 2005)
• Bipartisan Group of U.S. Senators Strikes Compromise On Judicial Nominees; Battle Over Filibuster Averted (May 23, 2005)
• Identity of Watergate’s ‘Deep Throat’ Revealed; Former FBI Official Felt Comes Forward (May 31, 2005)

Reflections:
A 2005 Scholar has traded the newsroom for [...]

‘Crazy Magical Mystery Tour’

By Ryan Balbuena
Chhun Sun and I embarked on a massive road trip in July from Manteca, Calif., to San Diego to attend Comic-Con International, the annual pop culture fest.
It a nutshell it was one car, two guys, four days, four cities, six Chipsters (all Summer 2005) and over 1,500 miles.
Chhun and I dubbed the adventure [...]

Family support for a lifetime

by Dalton Walker
I became a Chips Quinn Scholar in 2005. More than five years later, I’m still doing good journalism.
I work at a daily newspaper. I can’t imagine doing anything else, and I owe a lot of my enthusiasm to the Chips Quinn Scholars program.
CQS is more than a journalism program. It’s a family. I’ve [...]

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