As part of our in-depth coverage of aging in America, Brett Simpson (’21) reports for The California Report Magazine on how some families are turning to in-home care as care homes become Covid hot spots.
The IRP assembled a team of several dozen student reporters and professional editors to cover the 2020 Election. Student work is being published in CalMatters and other outlets.
In this story for The New York Times, Shuang Li (’20) reports on efforts to break down barriers that have long divided Black and Asian-American residents in Oakland, California.
In this story for The New York Times, Will McCarthy (’21) traveled to the Eastern Sierra to report on a bacterial outbreak in California that’s killing tens of thousands of trout and may be spreading silently.
Tessa Paoli (’20) and Nina Sparling (’20) report for The New York Times on how California’s plans to combat coronavirus and reduce homelessness has unraveled in one county.
In this piece for The New York Times, Robin Estrin (’21) talks to Santa Cruz’s health officer about fending off criticism as the county went from being one of the safest in the state to the site of a recent surge.
The IRP examines how scores of child abuse investigations have been delayed or sharply curtailed during the pandemic. This page one story in The New York Times was reported by the IRP’s Garrett Therolf and Daniel Lempres (’21), Aksaule Alzhan (’20), Laurence Du Sault (’20), Ricky Rodas (’20) and Alyson Stamos (’20).
In this story for The New York Times, Nick Roberts (’20) writes about how the coronavirus pandemic is resurfacing painful memories for H.I.V. survivors.
In this story for The New York Times, journalism student Thess Mostoles talks to young-adult author Kelly Yang about the surging xenophobia against Asian-Americans during Covid.