SLC’s West Side

Back row, from left Nathaniel Bingaman, Collin McLachlan, Tom Betar, Derek Siddoway Johanna Wischmann, Brooke Mangum. Front row, from left: Professor Kimberley Mangun, Cecelia Fennell, Melanie Holbrook, Ryan McDonald, Shelly Guillory. Not pictured: Laura Schmitz. Photo by Karen Klc.

Students covered Salt Lake City’s west side during fall semester 2011. Their wide-ranging stories focused on topics including: Salt Lake Donated Dental Services and its lottery system; Head Start‘s efforts to prepare healthy meals for children; the Sorenson Unity Center‘s mission of computer literacy; and the Homeless Outreach Program, facilitated by Utah’s arm of Volunteers of America.

Student-journalists included: Tom Betar; Nathaniel Bingaman; Cecelia Fennell; Shelly Guillory; Melanie Holbrook; Brooke Mangum; Ryan McDonald; Collin McLachlan; Laura Schmitz; Derek Siddoway; Johanna Wischmann.

Find links to their stories and read their blogs and bios by clicking on a name above, or by selecting Blogs & Bios from the drop-down box, at left. Stories also can be located by clicking on a Tag or selecting a topic such as Education from the Categories box.

Multimedia storytelling (best viewed in full-screen mode, and use the slideshow controls, rather than the green buttons that appear on the screen):

  • Tour Salt Lake Donated Dental Services, located inside Sorenson Unity Center
  • Take a peek in the Ventanilla de Salud, which is offered in the Mexican Consulate