Capstones

 
These are the capstone projects for the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism students. These are culminating projects in the student's main area of interest.These projects showcase the student's competence in converged piece of journalism for their completion of the master's program here at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Capstones from 2016

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Migrant Surveillance: How the Federal Government Monitors Asylum Seekers, Roshan Abraham

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New York City’s Affordable Housing Lottery: Inconsistent Screening Methods and Lack of Government Oversight, Donna M. Airoldi

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LIBERTARIAN PARTY GROWS...AND SO DO ITS CRITICS, Nicole Andrea Ashley

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The Last Gay Man on Earth -- Can the mainstreaming of a culture be responsible for its demise?, Muri Assunção

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A Long and Pricey Road to Freedom for New York's Aging Prisoners, Khorri Atkinson

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Quality of Death People With Terminal Illnesses are Turning to an Age-Old Method to End it All: Self-Starvation, Kazi E. Awal and Alyssa Pagano

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The Psychology of Single-Sex Classrooms, Jenna E. Bagcal

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Homeless Hotels in New York: Who Benefits from the Industry’s Side Business?, Suman Bhattacharyya

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Still Here: Life in a New York Garment Factory, Veronika Bondarenko

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How A New York Native American Community Was Polluted For Decades, Tola Brennan

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Why we still need to worry about bees, Meaghan Lee Callaghan

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The New Pornography: The Rise of Fanfic, Kelly Caputo

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Remembering Time, Jonathan Carey

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Not on the Menu, Kathryn Casteel and Zameena Mejia

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Broken: How New York Systems Fail Vulnerable Youth and Send Them to Sex Work, Megan Cerullo

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Instagram and the Human (Mis)Connection, Johanna Chisholm

NYC Dances, Camila Cibils

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India's Dalit Moment, Gabriel Kenneth Carroll Conlon

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Roots on the Record, joaquin p. cotler

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Head to Head with Concussions in Youth Football, Setrige Crawford and Michelle Simon

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In The Wake of Broken Windows Policing How Aggressive Policing Contributed to East Harlem Residents Distrust of Police, Stephanie Daniel, Nicole Lewis, and Kalalea Kalalea

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The Price Of Being A Trans-Atlantic Hero: Struggles of a Migrant Mother, Erica C. Davies

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The Future of Music: Exploring Noise and Pop with Cienfuegos, Reed Dunlea

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Life coaching -- rising in popularity should it be regulated? A look into the life and work of emerging life coaching star Gina DeVee, Victoria R. Edwards

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A Cost of Doing Business: Defense Contracting Fraud, Shane M. English

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LGBT in Colombia: a War Within, Monica Espitia

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The Rise of the Rams, Anthony P. Falco

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Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center: A Residence For Children With Severe Disabilities, Tatiana D. Flowers

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Riding the Mind Lightning, William A. Fortuna

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Hidden Jews of The Balkans, Joshua A. Futtersak

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Why the Business of Love is Bull$hit, Deanne Gaston

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As The World Watches, George Goss and Nicholas Perez

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Broken PROMESA: Puerto Rico Sinks, But the Life Rafts Can’t Save Everyone, Nico A. Grant

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The Blurred Lines of Cultural Appropriation, Jaja Grays

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American Milk: The Raw Deal, Dan Heching

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SPEND YOUR STUDENT LOANS ON A VACATION. NO ONE IS WATCHING., Raul A. Hernandez and Morten Buttler

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‘You’re Nobody Till Somebody Kills You’: How Tupac Shakur Secured His Place in the Hall of Fame, Joseph Devin Holt

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Closing The Teacher Diversity Gap, Emily Holzknecht

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The 11 Percent: Black Conservatives in America, Janae M. Hunter

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The Post Banishment Films of Jafar Panahi, Christopher L. Inoa

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WOOF, Joseph D. Jaafari

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Little Data on Whether Charters Make a Difference When College is the Goal, Erica Jackson

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Shepherds, wolves and lizards: Exploring the truck stop sex trade during the last days of the American trucker, Joshua Keefe

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Long Odds: Inside The Process of Applying for Affordable Housing Through NYC’s Lottery System, Scott Klocksin

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The Pop Behind Pop-Ups, Lauren Klose

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Toxic Toys, Bad Vibrations, Samantha Lee

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Drink Me and Abort Your Baby: The Herbal Abortion Tea, Maya Lewis

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How I Made an $880 Jacket for $37, Hayley Lind

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Crossing Borders, Jarrett Lyons

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A New Era of Islamophobia: Muslim Women Fight to Find Place After Trump Fueled Hate, Doha Madani

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Running for Ayotzinapa: A father's marathon to find his son, Gustavo Martínez

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Wildlife Finds its Way Back to Polluted Newtown Creek, Suzanna Masih

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NYC Waterfronts, Pollution and Access, guglielmo mattioli

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Tracing the Rise of Food Mash-ups, Jennifer Mennella

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Homeowners in East New York: Hanging on to Community and Property After Rezoning, Angely Mercado

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Arresting Survival, Mariya Moseley

Cord Cutters, Brandon Nix

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The Children of the Angel Guardian Home, Maria Elena Perez

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No Hindu Left Behind is a Tall Order, Even in America, Rheaa Rao

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PREYING ON THE DESPERATE, Karen M. Savage

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Natural Burial: Being Green in Life, Now in Death Too, Brandon C. Shaik

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No Place Like Home: Tenant Harassment and the Frailty of Housing Court, Adam M. Shrier

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On East Jerusalem streets, Palestinians say settlements trump social media as source of violence, Jad Sleiman

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The Promise of Cooperatives Falls Short for Immigrant Women, Lisa Thomson

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VIDIGAL NIGHTS: Big Dreams in a Small Favela, Christina Thornell

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Haiti's Political Notes, Tadia Toussaint

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The Rise and Fall of Airbnb in New York, Nomin J. Ujiyediin

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Overmedicated: Foster Kids in Crisis, Mary E. Wilson

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Flight of the Freshwater Fish, Michael H. Wilson

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A Green Oasis: What Makes Community Gardens Worth Saving? While Researchers Amass Evidence of Benefits, Advocates Develop New Strategy to Prove Their Value., Joel Wolfram

Capstones from 2015

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The Sixty-Six Percent, Natalie Abruzzo

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Living With Coyotes, Owen H. Agnew

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White Faces in a Black Movement: Why Their Voices Matter, CHAUNCEY L. ALCORN

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The War At Home, Joseph A. Altobelli Mr.

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STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LANDS: A STORY OF JAPANESE BRAZILIANS, Ken Aragaki

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Naturally Intense: America's Body Builders, Pilar M. Belendez-Desha

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First Year Sober and a Lifelong Journey, Lisa Brown

Super Bronx Boys, Andrew Caringi

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Restaurant Owners Owing Millions of Dollars to Workers Close Down, Only to Open Again Under Related Owners, Rajashree Chakravarty

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Wasted New York, Aliza D. Chasan

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How Can We Build A Moral Robot?, Kristen E. Clark

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South Africa's Forgotten Freedom Fighters, Kimberly H. Conner and Natasha Scully

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Byrd, Maya Dangerfield

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Brooklyn Trash Problems, Christina Diaz

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Bike-geist NYC, Jack D'Isidoro

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Stepsisters, Patrick Donachie

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The Reanimation of the Zombie Genre, William Engel

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You're Only As Good As You Do In School: Asian American Students and the Mental Risks They Face in Higher Education, Asia C. Ewart

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Inmates guide inmates through peaceful deaths, and find peace with themselves, Maura Ewing

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The Battle Against Childhood Obesity, Allison Fox

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Neurologists Look at Causes of Baffling Brain Condition, Maggie Freleng

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Geisha On Fire, Beimeng Fu

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When Birth Control Hurts You: An Essure Investigation, Mia A. Garchitorena

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Leaving Home, Keeping the Faith, Damian J. Geminder

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Heartbreak and Defiance: Stories of Crisis in Puerto Rico, Andrea C. González-Ramírez

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Flaws in the Justice System: Examining the Angel Cordero Case, Rose C. Itzcovitz

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Reshaping the Event Horizon‑ Marketing Utopia at Music Festivals, Justin D. Joffe

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Transgender and Black, Looking for an Audience, Brian C. Josephs

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The Struggle Of Female Fighters, Anthony R. Kane

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Losing Ground, Alison Kanski