My name is Mirin Fader, and I am a senior, English and Comparative Literary Studies Major at Oxy. Sports (particularly basketball) and writing are my passions. At first glance Division III Oxy might not seem like the place for an aspiring sportswriter. It does not attract big-time Division I recruits and does not have sports media present at varsity games or practices. But my liberal arts education from Oxy taught me how to write creatively.
I was the men’s basketball beat writer for Oxy’s athletics website (oxyathletics.com) my junior and senior years, where I wrote game stories for all home and away games in addition to features articles, traveling with the team across Southern California. In a small-school environment, I had...Read More