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Author: Jasmine Heyward

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Jasmine is a recent graduate from journalism school, writing this post a few days after she received her bachelor’s degree at Northeastern. Now, she is sharing her love for journalism and youth development at Teens in Print, Boston’s nonprofit-run citywide high school newspaper.

Posted June 13, 2019, 9 a.m. by Jasmine Heyward | View Comments
Studying the law

This post is part of our new series, in which students and young adults tell their own stories of discovering, nurturing, and pursuing their passions. By my third semester as a journalism major at Northeastern University, I was pretty sure I wouldn’t end up working in the field. It was my third shot at deciding what I wanted to do with my life, and at first, it seemed like the right path. I had decided on a journalism major because I wanted to change the world with my writing. In my introductory courses, I wrote long pieces on student mental ...