WDWK wins public service award from Education Writers Association

We’re thrilled to say that, in its debut year, Why Don't We Know walked away with top honors in the annual Educational Writers Association national journalism awards.  Our podcast was recognized with first place in the Public Service category, which according to the EWA, “recognizes journalism that makes a substantive

May 17th, 2021|

Two U.S. college students die in hazing-related incidents leaving the public with plenty of unanswered questions

Despite the pandemic and social distancing restrictions, two U.S. college students died this semester in hazing-related incidents that have left the public with plenty of unanswered questions. In Season 1, Episode 4 of Why Don’t We Know, we looked at how misconduct within Greek life is often handled secretly at universities,

April 24th, 2021|

Frostburg State doesn’t want negative COVID19 press, so it’s silencing resident assistance, according to student news

Yet another public university is trying to silence students who work in campus housing from speaking out about their university's handling of COVID-19 cases, even though both students and public employees have substantial First Amendment protection to speak about issues of public concern. The Bottom Line, the student newspaper at Frostburg State University,

November 16th, 2020|