Complete a news story about a local arts issue or concern.

Complete a news story about a local arts issue or concern. For example, it could be about arts funding, new arts facilities or facility redevelopment, new public arts programs, government policy and regulation of some aspect of the arts, relevant arts matters on campus, and so forth.

There must be a news hook to the story: Why write this story? What is newsworthy? All assignments must be approved before any reporting begins. This assignment will run about 800 words, but can be longer for Web sites. The story must include an in-person interviews with key players in the story. The story should include at least three other relevant sources as well.