is a reporting fellow for the Texas Tribune and a rising senior at Yale University, where she studies history. She has previously interned at Politico Magazine and the Sacramento Bee. She is an editor-in-chief of The New Journal, a magazine of creative nonfiction about Yale and New Haven.
Spurred by frustration at a proposed Mexican American Studies textbook that has been called racist and inaccurate, over 200 educators, scholars and activists gathered for a statewide meeting on Mexican American Studies in public schools. Full Story
Proposed federal regulations on payday lending could have an especially significant effect in Texas, where 8 percent of people have used payday loans, compared to 5.5 percent nationally, and fees are among the highest in the country. Full Story