Mariana Alfaro — Click for higher resolution staff photos

Mariana Alfaro is a reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune and a journalism and history of the Americas junior at Northwestern University. Mariana has worked as a reporter and editor for The Daily Northwestern since her freshman year and has published work in sites such as The Washington Post, US News and World Report and La Prensa Gráfica. The Salvadoran native is always up for a good breakfast taco or a discussion on Selena's key role in today's Latino culture.

Recent Contributions

Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

School leaders welcome proposed changes to A-F system

During a House Public Education Committee hearing, education experts and activists testified on legislation related to the state's A-F accountability system for public schools and districts.

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Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

Senate gives approval to two abortion-related bills

The upper chamber gave final passage to a bill that would ban what opponents call "partial-birth" abortions and put restrictions on donating fetal tissue, and initial approval to one that would ban doctors from performing dilation and evacuation abortions.

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