Catey Traylor

Alexi Callaway 
South Lyon, Michigan

Online Journalism major

Hometown: South Lyon, Michigan

Major: Online journalism

Career Goal: Editor at a major news publication

Senior Honors Project: “A study of prevention versus advocacy: How five mid-sized public universities portray sexual assault programs online”

Unique internship: Traylor spent a summer traveling the nation reporting on veterans’ issues as a Reporting Fellow Intern for News 21.

Service passion:  Urban renewal

Other CMU involvement: CM Life editor-in-chief, academic orientation mentor, Leadership Safari guide, Grand Central Magazine writer and two Alternative Breaks: Survivors of Sexual Aggression in Greenville, South Carolina, and health promotions in St. Louis

Favorite Honors memory: “The friendships and connections I’ve made are the foundation of my experience as a Chippewa, and I wouldn’t trade that for the world.”  
Value of CMU Honors Program: “Being in the Honors Program is truly a privilege. You’re challenged academically, but also to be a better person and leave an impact on the CMU community and the world.”

How Honors will help you postgraduation: “Honors taught me to be a better citizen by sympathizing with others and making every experience meaningful. I’ll carry that with me for the rest of my life.”