As part of the Fall 2018 Reporting class, Chaewon Chung, '19 M.S., wrote about the K-pop industry and the Korean government’s efforts to monetize on its international popularity despite critics who accuse its stars of misogyny. The piece was published in Korea Exposé.BTS: Generational Icons or Misogynists?
Theodora Yu, '19 M.S., reports on the Flushing, N.Y. matchmaker known as "Madame Lee" whose once-vibrant matchmaking business is plummeting under increasingly strict U.S. immigration policies.A Chinatown Matchmaker. An Immigration Crackdown. Who Decides What Love is?
For Prof. Sally Hership's Radio Workshop, Ali Swenson, '19 M.S., reported bill introduced in the New York State Capitol that would split the state in three.Do Upstate & Brexit Share Similar Separatist Forces? One Bill in Albany Says 'Yes'
After the death of her grandfather from complications of vascular dementia, Sarah Wyman, '18 M.S. Multimedia, searched for a better way of living with the disease. This is what she found.Life Outside the Lines - Creating Art with Dementia
Wufei Yu, '19 M.S., reported on the struggles of Nepali immigrants facing deportation after the Trump administration announced an end to Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepalis this summer as an assignment for professor Dale Maharidge's Reporting class. The article was published in the Kathmandu Post, one of the largest English language papers in Nepal.
In MESH, M.S. '18 students Arjun Srivatsa and Bridget Hickey report on Tony Baizan, a Bronx teen building a decentralized Wi-Fi network capable of withstanding natural disasters caused by climate change.
Experts often talk about the idea of "aging in place," but what does it actually mean? And how easy is it to pull off? In this episode of Gray Matter, a podcast about aging in New York City, Jennifer Sigl, '18 M.S., introduces listeners to Jackie, who can’t help but wonder how much longer she’ll be able to stay in her house.
M.S. Documentary '18 students Ingrid Holmquist and Sana A. Malik won the 2019 Best Documentary at the BAFTA Student Film Award for Guanajuato Norte about a man from Guanajuato, Mexico working on a Connecticut farm and contending with being away from his family and home for years in order to support their dreams and build them a new life.
She's Not a Boyby M.S. Documentary '18 students Yuhong Pang and Robert Tokanel follows Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman from Zimbabwe as she tries to make a home in New York City. The film was published by The Atlantic.