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Thursday Night Recap & Journalism Awards

Journalism Awards Chapters were honored today for excellence in journalistic contributions at the Journalism Awards Luncheon. ASDA’s Editorial Board spent many hours judging chapter newsletters, chapter websites and articles written for ASDA News and Mouth. There were ten finalists for the Outstanding Article Awards. Each article was given a careful re-reading and judged based on… Read more »

Welcome Reception Kicks Off the Week

After remarks from an impressive table of guests at the Welcome Reception (including Dr. Calnon, President-Elect of the ADA), students attendees were delighted with a surprise appearance by Mickey and Minnie. While the students took pictures with the characters, Contributing Editor Matthew Ronconi worked the room to find out everyone’s plan for the week. Watch… Read more »

Welcome to ASDA’s 41st Annual Session!

Palm trees, Mickey and sunny skies welcomed ASDA’s staff to Anaheim. It’s a stark contrast from the Chicago Central Office and I’m sure we’re not the only ones that will enjoy the change in temperature. Even if you’re from California–home to more dental schools than any other state in the US–you have a week’s worth… Read more »

To Specialize or Not?

For many of you 3rd year dental students it’s about that time for you to make the decision of whether or not to specialize.  In order to help you with your decision, I would like to share a short conversation I had with my family dentist.  I asked him if he were to do it… Read more »

I Just Bought a Ticket to Disneyland!

If you’re attending Annual Session next week, you’re probably stoked that it’s at the Disneyland Hotel! Sessions end a bit early on Friday evening so that you can enjoy the theme park. Specially-priced Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets are available for you at a discounted rate if purchased by March 1 at 9:00 p.m. PST. Click here… Read more »

2011 Journalism Awards Finalists

One of the best parts about working on the Editorial Board is getting to know talented student authors from around the country. It’s an honor to help transform their great ideas and concerns into high-quality articles for ASDA News, Mouth, or even this blog. Journalism Awards are designed to recognize excellence in national and chapter-level… Read more »