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Student Work

people standing outside fence while holding Confederate flags

For her thesis, Abigail Covington, '18 M.A. Arts & Culture, examined the legacy of Robert E. Lee at Washington & Lee University following the 2017 riots in Charlottesville. Her story was featured in The Delacorte Review's longform journalism magazine and podcast.

painting of pregnant woman

For her master's project, Claire Marie Porter, '20 M.S., wrote about intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), an under-the-radar disorder that occurs in about one percent of pregnancies and can lead to stillbirth. The story was published on the front page of The Washington Post's Health and Science section.

map of US with soundcloud icons

In just one day, Prof. Michael Shapiro's Reporting students put together an interactive map how the story about impeachment Americans hear and read varies depending on where they live.

Battleground America
Girls in beauty pageant, one with San Salvador sash, from Documented story

Eileen Grench, '18 M.S., reported her master's project on the Trump Administration's decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans living in the U.S. She continued reporting on the issue after graduation and published this story with Documented.

On Long Island, Salvadorans Brace for Impact
Man standing in street with I Voted sticker, from Documented NY story

On primary election day September 2018, students in the Reporting section taught by Profs. Ann Cooper and Samir Patel spoke with immigrant voters across New York City. Their street reporting was published by Documented, a site devoted to immigration issues in New York founded by CJS '16 alums.