Author Archives: The Convergence

About The Convergence

This online newspaper features the writing, reporting and photography of students in the JMC 410 Journalist's Workshop course at St. Bonaventure University.

That Time I Started My Journalism Career on Columbus Day

For many people, Columbus Day is a time for parades and a celebration of Italian heritage. Others contend that it is wrong to honor Christopher Columbus as a hero.

For me, Columbus Day is significant for another reason. It was on Columbus Day in 1975 that I spent my first day in a newsroom as a working journalist as a reporter for a suburban weekly named The Montclair Times. more

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