By now, all prospective journalism students should know whether they have been directly admitted into the world famous J-School or if they are considered “pre-journalism.” However, no one has ever really been able to explain the difference between the two programs or if there is even an advantage to being a direct admit.
The University of Missouri journalism school’s new website launched recently, and its quite an improvement over the old one. Its interface is much more user-friendly, and is just more aesthetically pleasing, since it no longer looks like a beginner’s HTML experiment.
However, one part of the website in particular that needs a lot of work is the “Calendar” section of the site, since it has no events listed. Oh wait, I’m sorry, there are three events: Spring Commencement, Winter Commencement and next year’s Spring Commencement.
They reference Mizzou microcelebrities like Brother Jed from Speakers’ Circle and Sandy from Plaza 900, poke fun at kansas, point out the health risks of Baja and bring up the fact that there is no legitimate way to navigate through the engineering building.
But they also include, of course, quite a few jokes about the Missouri School of Journalism.