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Mikayla Finnerty

Mikayla Finnerty is a multimedia journalism major at Washington State University.  She was the social media editor for the Daily Evergreen spring 2022 and will be Managing Editor for the paper this Fall. During her time at the Evergreen, she has written for Roots, Opinion, and Culture.  She has also created illustrations as well as taken pictures. Mikayla enjoys reading and baking in her free time.

Questioning Morals of a Student Journalist Covering the UI Homicide

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I am a student at Washington State University, a university that is not even ten miles away from the recent homicides of four students from the University of Idaho. As a journalist, and managing editor of the school paper, I have covered this story ever since WSU sent an alert to its students: “Moscow Police Department investigating homicide near University of Idaho campus. Not aware of any threat to the WSU Pullman Community.” But as a student, I was terrified.

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