The Columbia Chronicle


Presidential race still tight

By Tyler Davis

November 6, 2012

The presidential race is very close in the key battleground states of Florida and Virginia.The polls in Virginia officially closed at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, but anyone still in line will be allowed to vote, which could delay the states results for a few hours, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.“We don’t know if [the election] will be as close as 2000,” said Gerry Kern, editor in chief of The Chicago Tribune, on the newspapers online election video stream. “We are prep...

Put a paw on print

By Lisa Schulz

December 12, 2011

By Molly KeithCopy EditorThe coffee’s strong and the smell of tobacco lingers from the reporters’ recent smoke break. Inside an austere conference room, a group of writers surrounding a long table take turns pitching story ideas for the upcoming issue. Such a scenario is the normal staff meeting for a newspaper.Shana Cooper’s newspaper staff is a bit younger than the average staff, though, and they meet in a classroom after...

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