Leif Reigstad (Journalism '14) recently graduated with honors (in the top 10% of his class) from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where he earned a Master's Degree. He is now a Staff Writing Fellow at Houston Press, an alternative weekly newspaper in Houston, Texas with a weekly readership of more than 300,000. At Houston Press, he has published stories about homeless veterans, the confederate flag, and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Saunders, amongst others.
Reigstad, a 2012 inductee to Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication Honor Society, was a recipient of the Dr. Julia Piquette Scholarship Award while at Buffalo State. He was also the Sports Editor of Buffalo State's student newspaper, The Record, from 2012-2014.