I definitely wanted to make it a point to work with other groups (not even just strictly journalist-related) because widening horizons, group membership, and opportunities for people with more than just a journalist identity is really important.
Our first collaboration was head-started by me, and we joined with UW's PRSSA (PR club), UW's Husky Sales, and the Communications Department.
Club Day is a pretty standard thing, but we arranged to have a mixer afterward. We met up beforehand several times, had a chat ongoing, and created plans. It was actually pretty successful! A lot of people attended, we had ice cream, refreshments, and board games.
Kelsey Hamlin is finishing up her last year at the UW. Though her time is typically spent telling others' stories, here's a chance to get a peek at hers.