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Open with an amazing fact or startling statement that arouses reader interest. Adelphi University students spend an average of seven hours per day surfing the Internet.

 “Clones! Or am I seeing double? Hey,are you guys related?” Junior twins Andrew and Doug Overtonsay dealing with “lame” jokes is just one ofthe disadvantages of going through life asa twin. But they admit there are plenty ofadvantages, too.

Using a narrative style, begin by introducing the main characters, the conflict and perhaps the setting of the story.• Make readers feel the drama and want to know what’s going to happen next.• Identification of people can be postponed until a later paragraph to avoid disrupting the flow of the lede.

The man reached out a dirty hand,palm up. “All I’ve got is a few bucks,” MattO’Malley said, reaching into his pocket. The next thing O’Malley knew, he wason the ground with a boot on his chest.The Adelphi University junior was beingmugged.

Begin with a description of a scene surrounding an event.• Typically used for stories in which the setting is prominent, such as Homecoming, commencement, Freshman Orientation, plays, etc.

Cite one point of view or observation and then follow with the opposite view. Facebook rots the brain, according to new research by Adelphi University psychology professor Kendrick Jones. Anita Patel, an honors student at Adelphi University, says that just isn’t true.

Use few words (25 max.)• To the point and factual• Gives reader quick summary of story in as few words as possible.• Usually one sentence.• Summary ledes often focus on the who and what of the story and then follow closely with the when and where. The how and why may be explained or suggested further into the story. 

Focus often focus on the who and what of the story and then follow closely with the when and where. The how and why may be explained or suggested further into the story.on the most important of the 5W’s and H.• Summarize the most newsworthy fact within the first 10 words.• Begin with the subject of the most newsworthy fact (usually the who or what)• Cite source of any opinions.• Consider a delayed identification or blind lede.

Blind: For saving the life of the victim of a hit-and-run accident, two Adelphi Universityjuniors were honored for bravery. In a ceremony held last week, DaveDavidson and Tiffany Ng received aplaque naming them heroes. Davidsonand Ng pulled communications professorMary Johnson from a car just before itexploded.

For example The purchase of new computers will strain next year’s budget, Adelphi University President Robert Scott announced at last week’s faculty meeting.(Under 25 words, focuses on who and what)

December 7, 1941 was a typically sunny, pleasant day in Hawaii when the 350 Japanese bombers and fighters appeared in the sky. Their intent was to strike a fatal blow against the mighty American Pacific Fleet.

As the US was not yet directly involved in World War 2, the attack that day—designed to initiate the Pacific war by crippling Japan’s only true threat in that theater—was an important one strategically for both nations. America’s capital ships were targeted, and 4 battleships were sunk and 2,335 Americans lost their lives. But amid the devastation there were people who fought back bravely, and Doris Miller was one of them.

A Mess Attendant and amateur boxer who did his training in Naval Training Station, Norfolk, Miller had just served breakfast aboard the battleship USS West Virginia when the call for general quarters came, and he rushed to his station to find it already knocked out by Japanese fire. An officer then asked Miller to help tend to the ship’s captain, who was mortally wounded, but still giving commands.

After helping to move the captain to a safer location on the ship, Miller manned a gun he wasn’t familiar with and began firing. He fired on the enemy until he ran out of ammo. The ship had been hit by several torpedoes and armor-piercing bombs, and he proceeded to help injured men to safety before the battleship sank.

On May 27 the next year Miller was awarded the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz, who would go on to be the Supreme Allied Commander in the Pacific Theater of the war.

For distinguished devotion to duty, extraordinary courage and disregard for his own personal safety during the attack on the Fleet in Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941.

Miller died in battle two years later, when his ship was attacked and sunk by a Japanese submarine.

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2020, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas B. Moldy announced at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam that USS Doris Miller is the name of the navy’s newest carrier—the heart of the fleet. She will be a Ford class carrier, at over 1000 feet long and a displacement of 10,000 tons and will be home to over 3,000 men and women. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned in 2030.


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