REPORTED FEATURES + INTERVIEWS
An interview with Lisa Hanawalt about how she wrote her new graphic novel, Coyote Doggirl.
Open Space / Vehicle Magazine
Inside the progressive church at the heart of DC’s punk community.
The city’s network of DIY venues has carved out a space for people to connect, fostering a resilient creative community.
A Gathering of the Zines / CityLab
The seventh annual DC Zinefest showcases a growing community of indie publishers.
Belly Dancing to Recover From Cancer Treatment / The Atlantic
A breast-cancer survivor’s unlikely therapy for people looking to return to life before chemo
The Refugee Elected President / The Atlantic
In Charlottesville, Virginia, one class president’s journey through American public education exemplifies a national debate.
An outspoken artist is fighting injustice, one clay stencil at a time.
As the national debate over Confederate statues rages on, Charlottesville considers how new memorials commemorating enslaved laborers, a victim of lynching, and a historic African American community can inscribe new narratives on the landscape.
Local teens lobby for refugee rights / C-VILLE Weekly
Cover story for C-VILLE Weekly, Charlottesville's alt-weekly newspaper. I traced the stories of three local high school students as they reacted to the results of the 2016 election at school, reflected on their international backgrounds, and grew as activists.
'Elf' Is Right About Maple Syrup On Spaghetti / Extra Crispy
Turns out maple syrup isn't half bad in a faux carbonara!
In its fourth season, Netflix’s "BoJack Horseman" tackles adoption with nuance and a characteristic knack for bucking stereotypes.
The Papal Tiara of Paul VI is in mint condition and open to visitors at the Catholic Basilica in Brookland.
TV and movies were packed full of young women taking charge of their lives — often bloodily.
Stranger Things’ monster is terrifying. It’s also a distraction from the show’s true villains. / Vox
Critical focus on the show's 1980s homages comes at the cost of ignoring its larger sci-fi influences.
Q&A: Deliberations Brings a Fresh Format to True Crime / Discover Pods
An interview with Chelsea Cox, a first-time podcaster who is bringing a semi-scripted show to audioBoom's new wave of original content.
A look at the highs and lows of Pacific Northwest Stories' latest show.