So the first year of the Vox has come and gone. It's time for year two. After going through nearly 200 applications, we've expanded the staff to around 90 kids, all extraordinarily talented. Since this is the first post in the Vox Box, I should...
THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2007
In 2006, then-editor Steve Smith of The Spokesman-Review had the idea of starting a publication for an often forgotten audience: teenagers. The Vox Box was a continuation of the Vox, an all-student staffed newspaper published by The Spokesman-Review. High school student journalists who staffed the Vox made all content decisions as they learn about the trade of journalism. This blog's mission was to give students an opportunity to publish their voices. The Vox Box and the Vox wrapped up in June 2009, but you can follow former staffers' new blog at http://voxxiez.blogspot.com.