Malcom Glenn is a senior at Harvard University and president of the oldest continuously-published college newspaper in the country, The Harvard Crimson. Since joining the paper in 2005, he has honed his skills as a sports reporter, maintained an opinion column and took charge of the of the paper’s news coverage during the summer of 2007.
Glenn became the first African-American president of The Crimson in more than 50 years when he took over leadership of the paper in January. A native of Denver, Colo., Glenn has been actively engaged in the presidential race and has a self-described addiction to news coverage of both campaigns.
He covered the Democratic National Convention in his hometown in August for The Crimson and Youth Vote Blog ’08, a venture in conjunction with The Washington Post and CBS News. He appeared on a CBS News Webcast with Katie Couric and on CBS’ The Early Show during the week to talk about his experiences covering issues related to young voters.