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Mary Beth Tinker sets
the tone for J-Day

Mary Beth Tinker sets <br/>the tone for J-Day

September 30, 2018

CSMA lured Mary Beth Tinker west from her D.C. home to meet student journalists and advisers, and reinforce the importance of student free expression. And 1,700 responded to this chance by making the trek to Fort Collins for J-Day 2018. You can check the keynote with the attached video.

J-Day brings record crowd to annual conference

J-Day brings record crowd to annual conference

September 30, 2018

Our state conference, known as J-Day, has been an annual fall celebration on the CSU campus since 2002. The Sept. 27 event drew 1,700 to Fort Collins, breaking previous attendance marks by 200. Somehow everyone managed to cram into the Grand Ballroom and hear keynoter Mary Beth Tinker, one of the names...

Register for J-Day now – deadline is Friday night, Sept. 21

Register for J-Day now – deadline is Friday night, Sept. 21

September 7, 2018

You won't want to miss the chance to hear from Mary Beth Tinker, one of the students whose protest against the Vietnam war led to the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision. Her keynote is titled "Speak Up, Stand Up! Student Voices in Mighty Times," and it will get the day off to a great start. Re...

J-Day brings 1,461 to Fort Collins for day of celebrations and learning

J-Day brings 1,461 to Fort Collins for day of celebrations and learning

October 26, 2017

Thanks to Greg Luft, chair of the Department of Journalism and Media Communication at CSU, for these images from the day. You can see his complete album of photos from our Oct. 19 state conference on our Facebook news feed.  

J-Day program preview is ready

J-Day program preview is ready

October 16, 2017

Due to the size of the program, we offer it in two PDFs, with pages 1-6 here, and pages 7-12 here. You may also want to grab a copy of the "at a glance" sessions list, for quick reference. All attendees will receive their own copy of the program at registration. The CSMA registration tables are on the east side of the ce...

Programs honored for consistent excellence

Programs honored for consistent excellence

September 30, 2017

Fifteen student media programs from across the state have been announced as the first inductees into the Colorado Student Media Association All-Colorado Hall of Fame.   To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a student medium must earn the highest rating (All-Colorado) from the annual summer critique...

Start planning your J-Day now

Start planning your J-Day now

October 11, 2016

J-Day offers a record 50 sessions and it takes some thought to cover even a few of them. But assigning staff members to attend different sessions and then report back on what they learn can help a lot. And there is all sorts of value in asking students to teach what they learn to the rest of the staff...

J-Day registration deadline is Oct. 15, earlier for those needing parking tags

J-Day registration deadline is Oct. 15, earlier for those needing parking tags

September 27, 2016

Get registered for J-Day 2016 today by going to our online registration form. The drop dead deadline is Oct. 15, but schools ordering parking tags must register NLT Oct. 6 to allow time for the tags to be mailed to your school address. Don't forget: buses do not need on-campus parking tags. There ...

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