is a reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune and a recent graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied journalism and Latin American studies. She previously worked as an editor at The Badger Herald where she led the paper’s news and feature reporting. She also worked as an investigative intern at Wisconsin Watch where she won a Milwaukee Press Club Award for her reporting on gun regulations in Wisconsin. She spent a few months in D.C. as an intern at The Chronicle of Higher Education before coming to Austin for the fall.
San Antonio celebrates its 300th anniversary in 2018. The history of the city — and of Texas — comes to life in the artwork, manuscripts and maps of a library that has recently found a new home. Full Story
225,000 Texan service members have deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, and more than 600 have sacrificed their lives. A monument to be installed Dec. 2 on Texas Capitol grounds will pay tribute to them and their families. Full Story
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday it had appointed Michael Honeycutt, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's chief toxicologist, as chairman of the federal agency's Science Advisory Board. Full Story
Duane Buck, whose death sentence in a 1995 double slaying was appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court after allegations of racist testimony from an expert witness, had his sentence reduced to life in prison Tuesday. Full Story
As recovery efforts in southeast Texas continue after Hurricane Harvey, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Thursday released a list of Harvey-related topics for Texas Senate committees to look into ahead of the next legislative session. Full Story
"We know that this is not going to be a normal legislative interim," Texas House Speaker Joe Straus said Thursday as he directed House committees to research policy issues related to Hurricane Harvey. Full Story
Therapists who work with disabled children in their homes saw a glimmer of hope this year, when Texas lawmakers decided to restore some of the funds they cut for such services in 2015. It was short-lived. Full Story