SAGINAW, MI – Julian Morris is a scholar on the Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy. He’s 13 years previous. He simply printed the primary difficulty of his personal journal.
With some assist from his mother and father and aunties, Morris put the primary difficulty of S.W.A.G. Journal collectively over the previous couple of months, giving him one thing to place his power into throughout distant courses, he stated. The inaugural January difficulty went reside on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
In his letter from the editor printed on the journal’s web site, Morris describes S.W.A.G. Journal as “The Voice of the Future,” that includes leisure and information from a teenage perspective. The title is an acronym for “College students With a Present,” Morris stated.
The primary difficulty options six articles written by Morris, discussing subjects like COVID-19 and distant courses. Additionally included are a well being ideas story by Dr. Marche’ Smith a Georgia pediatrician and Saginaw native, and inspiring phrases for youngsters by Pastor Elvin Owens of From the Coronary heart Ministries in Bridgeport, Morris stated.
“We plan to speak about every thing however from the thoughts of a young person, COVID, sports activities, politics, leisure,” Morris stated.
In March, Morris plans to produce other college students get entangled by sharing “no matter they’re good at,” whether or not that’s writing articles, images, art work or one thing else. A couple of associates are already , he stated. He’s additionally engaged on “S.W.A.G. Heroes,” an everyday sequence of posts that can put a highlight on individuals doing good in the neighborhood.
“I needed to be the subsequent Steph Curry, however my mother didn’t consider in me, so she advised me I wanted a plan B,” Morris stated. “I assumed I nonetheless would possibly wish to do one thing in sports activities, so I appeared into journalism and I’ve much more to say. So I began my very own journal.”
S.W.A.G. Journal makes use of a digital subscription mannequin of $4.99 a month, Morris stated. To subscribe, go to the journal’s website here.
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