Final Project: The oldest cat at the Catfe

What better way to spend a final project than to spend a day hanging out with some cool cats at a trendy cafe? For three hours I trailed cats and cat lovers at the Ferndale Cat Shelter, known popularly as the Catfe. It’s a cute, cozy space that comes with coffee, jazzy music and plenty... Continue Reading →


Extra Credit: Morris Dees visits Wayne State

Attorney and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Morris Dees, came to Wayne State University on Friday, April 6, 2018 to talk about his experiences with pursuing legal action in order to disempower hate groups in the United States, the fight for civil rights, the Teaching Tolerance program and the work being done to... Continue Reading →

Feature Photography: The Great Smartphone Hunt

Photo Story: Wandered around Wayne State and ran into an ‘Ask a Catholic Priest’ table featuring the WSU Newman Catholic Center's Father Ben O'Loughlin. Some questions were sensitive and some conversations were lengthy. #WSUpj #featurephotography @intro2pj Read more: — Aleanna Siacon (@AleannaSiacon) March 22, 2018 To be completely honest, when we first received... Continue Reading →

Photojournalism and the First Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceable to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” – The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.             The First... Continue Reading →

About Me

  Aleanna Siacon is a senior at Wayne State University pursuing bachelor’s degrees in journalism (print and online concentration), political science and history. Siacon is a member of the honors/professional learning community the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity, as well as the Irvin D. Reid Honors College. Throughout her time at WSU, Siacon has worked... Continue Reading →

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