is a summer 2016 newsletters fellow at the Tribune and recent graduate of Harvard, where she studied history and sociology and was managing editor of The Harvard Crimson. Prior to the Tribune, Madeline worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Toledo Blade as a metro intern.
The Tribune's Mattthew Watkins takes an in-depth look at a daring decision made by an armed civilian on that day nearly 50 years ago and its implications for his life and on today's campus carry debate. Full Story
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz may have angered his own party when he refused to endorse Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention this week, but his divisive comments drew praise from an unlikely source: Hillary Clinton. Full Story
How Ted Cruz's non-endorsement played among his fellow Texans and elsewhere dominated much of the coverage leading up to presidential nominee Donald Trump's law and order-themed acceptance speech. Full Story
Educators in each of the communities affected by recent violence are focusing on students’ needs and how to address emotional issues related to race relations, grief and feelings of safety and well-being. Full Story
While many schools are reaching out to their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students, author Michael Sadowski says teachers and administrators must affirm and empower them as well. Full Story