is a reporting fellow. A junior at Northwestern, she has worked as the copy chief and assistant city editor at the student-run newspaper The Daily Northwestern. She has also worked as a metro reporting intern at the Columbus Dispatch and interned at Columbus Monthly, the city's arts, culture and dining magazine.
On Friday morning, five GOP county chairs were facing backlash for sharing racist social media posts. The Texas Tribune identified seven other GOP county chairs across the state who shared similar posts. Full Story
For Texas community college students, the pandemic upended delicate balances of work, family and financial survival. Schools are tapping into emergency funds and trying to connect students with needed services. Full Story
The Texas Workforce Commission had finally lined up enough federal money to move the system — built in the 1990s — to the cloud. But before that happened, nearly 2 million suddenly unemployed Texans overwhelmed the old system. Full Story
Among the 311 nursing homes with positive cases, there have been 3,011 residents infected. At assisted living facilities, nearly 400 residents have tested positive. At least 585 residents from both kinds of facilities have died. Full Story
The Texas Workforce Commission relaxed guidelines so high-risk workers and people without child care can refuse work and still receive benefits. But that doesn’t protect workers from being fired in the meantime. Full Story
Gov. Greg Abbott has received mixed reviews for reopening businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. While some Texans aren't eager to venture out, others feel a responsibility to support local enterprises. Full Story