UIC Gymnastics coach laments team cut

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

November 6, 2018

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CHICAGO -- Peter Jansson was shocked by an announcement made by the University of Illinois at Chicago in August 2018. During the first week of school, coaches and gymnasts received an email from UIC administration telling them to...

Tribute to John McNamara

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

October 7, 2018

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John McNamara’s ashes were spread at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. according to the wishes he shared with his wife, Andrea Chamblee. Chamblee shared her doubts about how realistic this dream was. “I was dumbstruck, I...

NPR Reporter Interview

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

October 7, 2018

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The Lamp conducted a phone interview about the Capital Gazette shooting and the media’s current opinion on journalism with Sasha Ingber, a reporter on NPR’s breaking news desk.   What was your initial reaction when you heard ...

Tribute to Rebecca Smith

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

October 7, 2018

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Rebecca Smith was recently hired as an advertising sales assistant at the Capital Gazette. Her family mourns her death intensely; she was only 34 years old when she was killed in the Annapolis attack. Smith’s uncle r...

Tribute to Rob Hiaasen

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

October 7, 2018

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Rob Hiaasen, 59, assistant editor and Sunday columnist at the Capital Gazette, was remembered by his wife as “a giant, not just in stature but in character”. Rob was shot to death during the attack on the Gazette. Multiple...

Tribute to Gerald Fischman

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

October 7, 2018

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Gerald Fischman, 61, was the Editorial Page Editor for the Capital Gazette. Gerald shared his witty and insightful editorials with the Annapolis community for over 25 years. Gerald was said to be meticulous in his work, but political edit...

Tribute to Wendi Winters

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

October 7, 2018

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Wendi Winters charged an armed assailant during the Annapolis attack. She screamed in his face while running at him with a trash can and recycling bin. The shooter killed Winters, a Special Publications Editor for the Gazette,...

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