was the summer 2022 D.C. reporting fellow and a junior at the University of Maryland studying journalism, government and politics. He has worked for the student newspaper, The Diamondback, since his freshman year, starting as a staff writer and working up to news editor. He previously has held internships at Voice of America, The Daily Record and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He is a native of the D.C. metropolitan area and has developed a passion for writing about the impact of politics on people's everyday lives. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, hiking and catching up on TV shows.
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During a Texas Tribune event, Democratic state Reps. Joe Moody and Claudia Ordaz Perez and state Sen. César Blanco said the Uvalde school shooting and the overturning of Roe v. Wade demand action in the Texas Legislature. Full Story
Nearly three weeks after the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, the state has been fiercely criticized for not providing Spanish-language information in an overwhelmingly Hispanic community. Full Story