The award-winning magazine launches 2012 issue

Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Minnesota State University Moorhead’s CMU Underground the 2012 issue of will be launched. The magazine will be projected on a screen, and the public is invited to get the first look at this year’s online magazine.

The topic of this year’s issues is “Different.” Stories include a Vietnam war veteran, a lesbian couple, a Special Olympics competitor, and more. The issue is split up into categories of different by choice, different by chance and different by love.

Last year’s topic was “Living a Lifetime: Caring Through the End,” which documented patients and their families in Hospice. “Different” is the 11th edition of is a general-interest online magazine produced by students in the capstone course for the online journalism emphasis at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Students work as staff members, and choose a primary role—design, writing, editing, photography, videography, production or Flash work. However, each student is at some point involved in the production aspect in order to meet the May deadline.

This international online magazine receives hits from around the United States, as well as from Norway, Japan, Germany and England. has received more than 60 national and regional awards.

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