Ghost Story

Sarah is a rising junior at Northwestern. She studies journalism and political science, with an emphasis on audio storytelling. She can't wait to start interviewing on site this summer and is confident it'll make for a story you won't want to miss. Jared is a rising sophomore. Studying learning and organizational change as well as history, Jared is thrilled to start digging through archives in our ghost towns. Having experienced some small-time success in the music industry, Jared is our resident pro when it comes to audio editing.

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What makes a story believable? And why do ghost stories always seem to stick? Sarah Walther and Jared Zvonar are two Northwestern undergrad students who want to find out. Follow along as they roadtrip New England this summer, creating a podcast that explores ghost stories and the rationale behind belief.