I'm an intern reporter with the Chronicle of Higher Education. Previously, I was an intern reporter with POLITCO California and an intern fact-checker & copyeditor with FAIR.org, where I also freelance.
I'm a thru-hiker, caver, and philosophy-lover. My two favorite songs from television soundtracks are Bear McCreary's "Prelude to War" from Battlestar Galactica, and Labyrinth's "all for us" from Euphoria.
How a Fight for Faculty Raises Sparked a Debate Over Cal State’s Financial Health
After One Day of Striking, Faculty Members Make a Deal With Cal State System
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California agency continues crackdown on debt collectors
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The road ahead for reparations
The Podcast Conglomerate the Media Won’t Name
End College Admissions
There is a pervasive sense, very correct, that college admissions offices are making it up as they go along. “Few people understood the process — even those making the decisions” a former Carnegie Mellon Dean of Admissions admitted to Vox. Students sense that it’s absurd to think that group of strangers could make a competent evaluation on their future. That sense too often devolves to attacks on affirmative action.
The Danish Wall And Its Cracks
Denmark has built an impressive barrier for non-Danes to enter the country. International students are the exception — but they face significant obstacles.
Danish citizens go to college for free; they even get a $700 monthly stipend to do it, called “SU”. This still leaves US Americans in awe: “Not only is it free, they actually pay you!” a news anchor exclaims in a promotional clip released by Senator Bernie Sanders. But US audiences miss that this benefit, like
SiriusXM Holds the Fate of the Stitcher App In It’s Hands
The New Podcast Oligopoly
Study of 2020 Debates Finds New Topics but Familiar Framing
Rifle Round-Up: Just when you thought it was over
But rifles were always only one part of a larger story.
Why did 2008 rifle proposal face more resistance? Transparency.
Former Director of Police Services Ed Sorger requested rifles in fall of 2008, ushering in a full year of “forums, dialogues, recommendations, and responses from the Evergreen community,” according to a 2009 Cooper Point Journal article by Madeline Berman.
"Profs Not Cops": Community protests planned police hiring
The protestors spent forty minutes chanting and waving homemade signs in Red Square while students and faculty gave impassioned speeches. They then took their message directly to college administration, moving the rally into President George Bridges’ office and presenting a list of demands.
Community Responds to TESC AR-15 Purchases
Former Director of Police Services Stacy Brown requested five AR-15 rifles on Aug. 1, which Bridges approved only two weeks later.
Purchase orders reveal that...
Police Services Have AR-15 Rifles
On Aug. 1, 2017 then Director of Police Services Stacey Brown requested the purchase of AR-15 rifles for police services on campus in an email to College President George Bridges.
On August 15th, despite Brown’s subsequent resignation, Bridges granted her request. Two days later he approved new ri