Capstones

 

These are the capstone projects of students at The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. 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 The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York.

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Capstones from 2020

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Karla Arroyo - Deeper Than Hair Social Journalism Practicum, Karla Y. Arroyo

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Federation Divided, Max M. Balton

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The Long Return, Diane Bezucha

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Music as a Tool, Kayla Boone

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No More Funeral Marches: How an Orchestra Conductor is Using Music to Heal His City, Carolyn Brown

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‘The struggle is real’: NYC’s Black-owned businesses face grim 2021 outlook, Dalvin Brown

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NYC’s Boom: More Jobs and Housing, No Affordability, LaCandis Brown

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In The Air, Episode 01: Too Low, Too Fast, Megan Burney

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Through the Screen: Disability, aging and Technology, Shoshannah E. Buxbaum

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Repealed: Indigenous fight for an independent press, Bryce A. Buyakie

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Mindful Mind Project, Toussaint Campbell

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A LatinX Religion By Another Name: How Latinas Lead the Un-Monolithic Conversion to Islam, Ambar Castillo

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Fed up, desperate and daring enough to unionize, Suzannah C. Cavanaugh

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Mum’s the Word: Are mothers choosing to give up their careers or being booted out of the labor force?, Harini Chakrapani

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Diana: Unapologetic and Unafraid, Kirkpatrick B. Cohall

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Jornada, Mary Conlon

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Seeking Clemency: A Profile on Jacob Rouse, Jocelyn A. Contreras and Sarah Gabrielli

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NYC Communities Battle Flooding, But Not From Coastal Storms, Danielle C. Cruz

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Thousands of New York businesses are in debt with little hope of survival, Holly L. Deaton

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Journalism Through Learning Design, Geoff Decker

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NYPD disproportionately restrains students of color during crises in City schools, agency data shows, Christine DeRosa

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Covering the Indigent Defendant System, Francis J. DiFiore

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Creating Journalism to Serve Those Working to Keep Their Homes During a Pandemic, Allison Dikanovic

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Everlasting Love, Adelaida Espinoza

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The Gay men who play with their HIV Status., Matthew I. Euzarraga

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BK Eviction Freeze, Terrence Fraser

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Three Iona Prep Football Players: Three Different Paths To College, Fiifi Frimpong

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The Insanity Spectrum, Nicholas Gallagher

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As Pandemic Endures, Impact on Households is Here to Stay, Amanda J. Glodowski

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Closing Up Shop, Rachel Green

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En la Iglesia Católica de Nueva York, los sobrevivientes latinos de abuso infantil podrían estarse perdiendo un momento único de rendición de cuentas, Roman O. Gressier and Jocelyn Azucena Contreras

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In New York’s Prison System, Who is Eligible for a Second Chance?, Jackie Harris

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Not Everyone is Welcome in the Blue Light District, Kathryn J. Herchenroeder

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Retirement Readiness Under The Gig Economy, Laila Hmaidan

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From Ballooning Rents to Skyrocketing Student Debt: College Educated Millennials’ Expenses Are Keeping Them From Saving Money, William Johnson

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A Crisis within a Crisis: NYC Landlords Ramp Up Harassment of Vulnerable Tenants in Wake of Pandemic, Joseph A. Jungermann III

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Left in Limbo: Willets Point Businesses Face An Uncertain Future, Jacob Kaye

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Fifty years ago, my grandfather won the NYC Marathon and changed New York history, Colin M. Kern

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The Pandemic Is Ending, but Its Boost to the Online Farmer’s Market Will Last, Min Ji Koo

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Delays Deepen Abuse for Kids, Madeleine Kornfeld and Sarah Gabrielli

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Fish Out Of Water, Francesca Krempa

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Will unions get out the vote for mayor in 2021?, Caroline Leddy

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"Revolution", Noelle Lilley

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The business of the NBA could be changed forever because of the Coronavirus, Korey S. Matthews

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Have You Ever Consumed Cannabis?, Victoria C. Mba-Jonas

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New York’s Jazz Scene Decimated by Ongoing Shutdown, Alissa L. McPherson

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Resilientxs: el impacto de la covid-19 en la comunidad trans Latinx de Nueva York, Oscar Molina and Ariel Goodman

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My Face is Not the Problem, Malique I. Morris

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‘No Possible Peace’: Rising Construction Worker Deaths in New York and Tennessee, Ana Lucia Murillo and Mary Conlon

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Up close and personal with Italian cities during the Covid-19 pandemic and the country’s multifaceted national identity., Violetta Nespolo

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Trans Artists Group 2020, Zinhle Ngema

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Pirate radio proves invaluable to immigrant communities during the pandemic — but the FCC isn’t having it, May Olvera

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Baseball Has a Race Problem: The Decline of African-Americans in Baseball, Ariel Pacheco

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Gun Country, John Philp

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After NYPD: Scores of New York City Police Officers With Substantiated Complaints Move To New Public Safety Jobs., Luca Powell

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Hips that harm: when medical devices fail women, Sophie N. Putka

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Como Olvidarte, Emilce Quiroz

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How a Culture of Silence Is Threatening to Burn Down an Entire Community, Hafsa N. Quraishi

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George Hill’s Fight for Freedom, Maria Robins-Somerville

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Connecticut’s Liberal Image Hides a History of Systematic Housing Inequality, It’s Time For A Change, Ashley Rodriguez

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What I Wish I Had Known - A guide by and for entry level Latinx Journalists, Michaela Roman

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Profits for Spotify, Pennies for Artists, Joshua R. Rosenberg

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A stroke of misfortune, Madison Ruffo

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Aprendizaje remota: Cómo dos madres de hijos con necesidades especiales están lidiando durante la pandemia, Lisa Salinas and Arlyn Sorto

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When The City Sells Some Landlords’ Tax Debt Year After Year, It’s The Tenants Who Suffer., Peter Senzamici and Allison Dikanovic

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A Crisis of Kelp, Rachel L. Sherman

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Bomba and the Evolution of Puerto Rican Activism in New York, Katherine Smith

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Mayoral candidates Scott Stringer, Eric Adams travel different roads on police reform, Ryan Songalia

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A learning nightmare for an immigrant family, Arlyn J. Sorto

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Armed Resistance in Providence: How the Rhode Island John Brown Gun Club is preparing for an armed future., Jaya Sundaresh

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BIOSCIENCE: How one industry won the pandemic and will change us all, Sonya Swink

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The Asian Diaspora, a storytelling project, Kevin Truong

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The Fourth Wall of Jericho: Wrestling with COVID, Cheyenne R. Ubiera

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He’s ‘Like a Math Magician’: One Man’s Path Towards Clemency, Steven Vago

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Early Prison Releases and Hotel Placements Produce Unexpected Outcomes During the Pandemic, Buzz Von Ornsteiner

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Early Prison Releases and Hotel Placements Produce Unexpected Outcomes During the Pandemic, Buzz Von Ornsteiner

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From close cooperation to potential ‘cold war’: What happened to the U.S.-China relationship?, Baidi Wang

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Engaging Underserved Voters in West Virginia During the Pandemic Election, Jacob Wasserman

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A pandemic revolution for workout devotees, their instructors, and the gyms they used to frequent, Erika Wheless

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LGBTV - A look into queer representation in television, Daisy J. Williams

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Engaging with Arabic Speaking Refugee Mothers, Rawan Yaghi

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When Clemency is a Lifeline, Shehzil Zahid

Capstones from 2019

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Super, Brown and Queer, Carolyn Adams

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The Body. The Art. The Psyche, Anushtha Agrawal

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Using Engagement Journalism to Serve the Needs of Caregivers of People with Autism, Ariam Alula

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Rising Seas are Coming for the Dead, Kristen Ancillotti

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Voter, Jefferson S. Arak

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Not Manly Enough: Femmephobia’s Stinging Impact on the Transmasculine Community, Tat Bellamy - Walker

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Becoming His Own Boss, Reginald A. Blake Jr.

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NYC is a hotspot for bedsores among the elderly and immobile, Kara J. Brown

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LATINX MILLENNIALS WON’T SURRENDER TO TECH-INDUSTRY BIAS, Josefina F. Bruni

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The Battle For Bushwick, And Beyond: Inside The Radical Grassroots Movement To Reshape Urban Planning In New York City, chase brush

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All Our Hearts: Sharing Stories of Love, Grief and Hope from the Opioid Crisis, Lena R. Camilletti

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The Barriers of Reporting Wage Theft, Jose Cardoso

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Maternidad, Denise Cervantes

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The Rise of Cultural Appropriation in Fashion, Henna Choudhary

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Exsubsecretaria de HUD trabaja en empresa contratada para la recuperación en Puerto Rico, Vanessa E. Colón-Almenas and Brenda León

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Despite Overcrowding, School Siting Process Stalls New Buildings, Megan Conn

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PROMESA, Puerto Rico’s Recipe for Disaster, Cristina M. Corujo Oruña

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The Case for Not Giving Birth, Amanda D'Ambrosio