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Andrea Masenda

Journalist, Social Media Editor, AD/PR Coordinator

Fort Worth, Texas

Andrea Masenda

Recent journalism graduate from The Schieffer School of Journalism and Strategic Communication at Texas Christian University. News junkie, social media strategist, forward-thinking aspiring journalist. Focuses include but are not limited to: news production, digital media, social media, editorial writing, sports reporting, investigative journalism and general news reporting.

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Students and faculty discuss the struggle with body image on campus

Lucas West does not recall a time before his first year of college when he walked out of his home without color coordinating his outfit from head to toe. The sophomore political science and psychology double major said he was bullied throughout middle and high school. West said making sure that even his socks matched his outfit was something he worried about growing up because he would get constantly made fun of for his appearance.
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Student succeeds on and off the field

It might be easier to make a list of all of the things that Fort Worth Country Day senior Morgan Pergande hasn’t done. He is a 2013 recipient of one of the oldest, most prestigious merit scholarships in the country, named 2012 Most Valuable Player as quarterback and safety, a lead in his school’s theatre production of Legally Blonde and Fort Worth Country Day Student Body President.
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United Way TEAM NFL

The relationship between United Way and the NFL makes for an unbeatable combination. The reach of influence streaming from NFL players such as Carolina Panther’s QB Cam Newton and Green Bay Packer wide receiver Greg Jennings is undeniable. You might think their celebrity would be enough to ensure the success of the first annual United Way Youth Empowerment Summit with TEAM NFL.
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TCU alumna Wendy Davis continues fight against Senate Bill

Update, 2:40 P.M. CST: This story has been updated to reflect the Texas legislature's recess until July 9. Texas state senator Wendy Davis might have won a battle after a long filibuster June 25, but the war on Texas Senate Bill 5 will still battle on with Davis at the front lines.
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Students learn about atheism on "Ask an Atheist Day"

In an effort to change preconceived notions of what it means to be atheist, Free Thinking Frogs, a student organization, gave students the opportunity to ask questions. The Free Thinking Frogs declared Tuesday night "Ask An Atheist Day.”. Student members of Free Thinking Frogs consider themselves to be secular, or not bound by religious rules.
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Professors and students share advantages of being bilingual

During the first annual three-day TCU Language and Culture Fest, foreign language professors emphasized the message that being bilingual can help students get ahead in the job search.
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Go Purple Friday doubles partners since last season

Now in its fourth year, the Go Purple Friday program has more than doubled its number of partners from last season. “We normally average about 50 to 60 partners each year, and this year we have 132 partners,” Julie May, assistant director of athletics marketing, said.
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Big 12 means savings on team travel

Blue indicates members of the Big East Conference, purple indicates members of the Mountain West Conference and yellow indicates members of the Big 12 Co.
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TCU - Healthcare in Haiti

Former TCU student Ric Bonnell visits Texas Christian University to discuss his work and missions in Haiti. Andrea Masenda reporting.
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Students feel peers aren't invested in 2012 election

In 2012, President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney face off the for the presidency. While this election may have direct implications for Generation Y, some students do not feel as though their generation is actively involved in the race.  .
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Big 12 Conference places TCU on new stage

The reconstructed Big 12 Conference released the 2012 football schedule Tuesday morning. The new schedule starts with TCU at home against Grambling State on Sept. 8, and TCU’s first road game, as well as its first conference game in the Big 12, will be against Kansas on Sept. 15.
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Big East sues TCU for $5 million exit fee

The Big East Conference sued the university for $5 million in federal district court Monday saying that TCU reneged its agreement to join the conference this fall.  .

About

Andrea Masenda

Andrea Masenda is senior at Texas Christian University where she is majoring in journalism with a minor in creative writing. A native of Denton, Texas, Masenda currently serves as AD/PR Coordinator for TCU Campus Recreation as well as a Team NFL Intern with the United Way Worldwide.

In the past, she has served as Opinion/Arts and Entertainment Editor for the TCU Daily Skiff, Associate Editor for TCU 360, and contributing writer and columnist for TCU's Image Magazine.

Andrea is an aspiring journalist who has participated in various journalism programs, including The Institute on Political Journalism through Georgetown University in the summer of 2010.