The whole journalism process is incredibly cool. Its really amazing the amount of information to which everyone has access, and how it drives issues and people. If you’ve never taken the time to get involved, my recommendation is to do it, and do it now.
Whether it is as simple as working with the Parks Committee to improve the Village Parks or working on Village Council, finding out how the School Board is improving itself in light of the preliminary results from standardized testing, watching the streets to warn people about which houses to avoid, and which houses need to be watched closely by police, get involved.
Hey, I could use an understudy, anyone wanna volunteer?