The Standard: Ode to AP Style


By Joshua Bruno ‘19

As the end of senior year slowly approaches, I would like to take this time and give a shout out to everyone’s favorite style guide: Associated Press.

This guide, written in in 1953 and frequently updated, causes either pleasure or pain for those who choose (or in The Standard’s case, forced) to use it. Its sole purpose of existence is for clarity and consistency while reporting.

Or so we would like to think.

As a departing senior, I just would like to use one of my last articles to write an ode to everyone’s favorite style guide.

Associated Press,

Where would us 30 […]