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 2018

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Country's Unwanted Children, Amr Alfiky

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BIASED, Janessa M. Andiorio Ms.

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Island of Harm Reduction, Trevor T. Boyer

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The New World of Pet Prosthetics, Anna Brooks

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Transgressed Bodies, Estephani Cano Martinez

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Art That Heals, Christina Cardona

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The Saint of the Sick & the Poor, Itzel Castro

Immigrants at New Jersey detention center struggle to get basic care, Lea Ceasrine

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Inside C3: Portrait of a Megachurch, Andrew Chandler and Reece T. Williams

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Suicide Watch: How Netflix Landed on a Cultural Landmine, Shabnaj Chowdhury

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Sleep Paralysis: Dreams, Demons and REM-Atonia, Joshua G. Christensen

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Reimagining Essex Street Market, Madeleine M. Crenshaw

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Trade Rout: As Trade Tensions Built Between U.S. And Canada, This American Border Town Felt The Freeze, Matt Cutler and Isaac Carey

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Burden of Proof: Insurance companies are refusing to pay for mental healthcare and regulators are letting them. Patients are left to fend for themselves., Graison Dangor

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What can we learn from rapper and provocateur, Azealia Banks?, Robert A.R. Dozier

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America's New Favorite Food, Laura E. Duclos and Sshiva Tejas M

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Women are being cut during childbirth without need or consent, Molly Cora Enking

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Telling the Good News, Allyson R. Escobar

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Politically-connected Nonprofit Makes Millions Putting Homeless Families in Unsafe Homes, Benjamin Foldy

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Visiting the "Golden God": Roundtrip from Chinatown to the Blackjack Tables, Katherine Fung

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Democracy Later, Dave A. Gentile Mr

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Linda Collazo: A Bronx Aria, Jose A. Giralt

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Amenazado en Venezuela, en espera en EE.UU., Hernan Goicochea and Juan Garcia

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“I felt scared, like I was nobody”: Native American athletes and fans face widespread racism at sport events, Kalen Goodluck

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Jason Jones se propone acabar con la ley de sodomía en el Caribe, Maite Hernandez and Isvett Verde

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Make Art Conservative Again, Gurami Jamaspishvili

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A Mother and Son Are Reunited After 18 Years, Comice Johnson

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New Roots: A Transracial Adoption Story, Scarlett Kuang

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The Gentrification of Drag, Kyle Kucharski

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NIMBY: Not In My Backyard, Ariama Long

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Surviving A Death Sentence, Amy K. Mackinnon

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Guardians of Virtue, Tamsen Maloy and Tasia Jensen

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Unlocking the mysteries of Weed and Mexico, Eddy Martinez

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Lords from the Desert, Caroline Mercado

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From Virtual to Physical: Video Game Streaming Communities, Avery Miles

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Behind the student loan debt crisis, new benefits solutions, Sarah Min

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The Curious Case of Will Brooke, Adam Muro

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¿Quien llora a las mujeres invisibles? / Who Mourns The Invisible Women?, Sindy A. Nanclares and Sofía Cerda Campero

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THE CAPITAL OF DYING LANGUAGES, Masahiro Ogamino Mr.

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Cannabis caught between smoke and mirrors, Laura M. Olivieri Robles

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New York's Fight for $15: Who Wins, Who Loses?, Piter Ortega

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WildNYC- A look into urban wildlife and wildlife research in the city., Anurag Prasad Papolu

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Boom and Bust: How Private Detention Centers Wreak Economic Havoc on the Counties that Turn to them for Stability, Max W. Parrott and Reynaldo Leanos Jr.

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Addicted to the answer, Charumathi Raman

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Offset: How the government improperly takes money from the disabled, Carmen Reinicke

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Canada’s tariffs on American consumer goods linger, despite appearance of trade truce, Willa Rubin

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Beneath Brooklyn’s Darkened Skies, Court Continues Long Into the Night, Emilie Ruscoe

Heal Thyself, Teranderose Russell

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Climate grief hits the self-care generation, Avichai Scher

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ADAPTING TO $15: As the Minimum Wage Approaches $15 in NYC, Business Owners Are Finding Ways to Make it Work, Alexandra Semenova and Sharif Paget

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Urbanely Chained: Issues Within A City, Esther Shittu

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Pick Up the Pieces After Defunding Scare, Camille Danielle Smith

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What Role is Neuroscience Playing in New State Raise-the-Age Laws?, Dane N. Stallone

Beyond "The One"/ More Than "The One", Andrea Nicole Tagle and Shelby Boamah

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Is American Retail at a Historic Tipping Point?, Violetta Torres-Baron

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The Cult of Names, Shaydanay A. Urbani

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I AM A MAN: How legacy and inheritance bear a heavy burden on black masculinity in A Raisin in the Sun, Barbershop, and Creed, Aliyah D. Veal

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Kinder Carnage, Talib Visram

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The Art of Fortune-Taking, Allison Weintraub

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How Immigrants are Redefining Hudson Valley Dining, Kevin Wheeler

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Staying Afloat in a Dying Industry, Naomi Yane

Capstones from 2017

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Lost Wisdom of the Elders, Miamichelle Abad

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Running Out of Options: The Threat of Declining Competition, Tanvi P. Acharya

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Green card veterans - deported and forgotten, Vicki Adame

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Without a Caveat: How an Ethiopian Immigrant Deconstructs Race in America, Priscilla Alabi

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TWO-WAY CONTRACTS: THE SOLUTION FOR THE NBA, Stefan Anderson

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The Gift that Keeps One Living, Scott R. Axelrod

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Sneaker Culture Has Given Black Men Fashion Freedom While Creating Restriction, Shaquille-Omari Bekoe

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Tropes Trump Politics, Aaron Berkowitz

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Breadcrumbs: Privacy as a Privilege, Prachi Bhardwaj

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Mixed Feelings: Growing Up Biracial in America, Alexandra Boothe

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Probing Consciousness, Samia Bouzid

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Do Rio, Barbara Brasil Marcolini

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New York's Daily Foster Care Reimbursements, Mariah Brown

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What Bitcoin Is, and How It Can Change Commerce, Jeffrey Bukhari

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The Unspoken Truth, Cherese Butler

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Political Exiles Reckon with Rising China and a Lost Cause, Han Chen

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Tattoo for Life and Afterlife, Kimberly Chin

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Detrás de la industria de heroína del Bronx, la sede central del tráfico en el noreste, Monica Cordero, Constanza Gallardo, Maria Camila Montañez, and Joaquín Torres

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Nature, the New Rx, Christina Dabney

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Hazmat Storage Near NYC Waterways Endangers Communities, Brett E. Dahlberg and Nicole Acevedo

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Is Issa Amro the Palestinian Gandhi?, Micah Danney

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Hair is The Root of a Revolution: How Black Women Are Embracing Their Identity With Hair, Shanel Dawson

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When Grade Schools Stage Musicals, It’s Broadway or Bust ..., Erin DeGregorio

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Mental Hell, Jesenia De Moya, Hanaa' Tameez, and Maritza Villela

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A Little Known Trade Deal Could Soon Derail America's Booming Solar Industry, Sam Donnenberg

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The Vibe, Sarah P. Douglass

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2nd Option: Overseas, Malik Edwards and Gregory Alcala

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Prodigal Father, Robert John Exley Jr

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From Tenement To Trendy, John Friia

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Only The Strong Live, Dewayne Gage

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Expecting the Inevitable: DACA and Mental Health, Jade Gardener

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BOOMING LAUGHTER: The New Era of Experimental Comedy Shows, Oscar F. Gonzalez

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Kushner Companies Questionable Business Practices are Another Dent for the Trump Administration, Teddy Grant

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Is the Free Tibet movement a lost cause?, Tsering D. Gurung

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For an Afghan Minority US Involvement has been a Blessing and a Curse, Sharif Hassan

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Refugees Of New York/ Exilio en Nueva York, Lidia Hernandez

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Unseen Science: Modern Discoveries Too Far Away or Tiny for Human Eyes, Lucy Huang

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How the “Greatest Rapper Alive” Returned Hip Hop to its Political Roots, Meeran Karim

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Half a Mile to Hope, Ryan Kelley