The Associated Press
Students at Ball State University will cover the Sochi Olympics from Sochi early next year, the Associated Press reported
Wednesday. BSU at the Games
will take 22 students to Sochi with the "student-managed freelance news agency that will produce stories, photos, videos and graphics from the Olympics."
- Students from Ball State University took some time off of reporting to cheer on the U.S Women's Soccer team at the London Olympics. Photo from BSU at the Games.
There, as part of the school's immersive learning experience, students will "gain unparalleled career experience in journalism, telecommunications, digital sports media production, photojournalism, public relations and graphic design," according to the project's web site
. The program is part of a class and costs students extra, said journalism instructor Ryan Sparrow in a phone interview.