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 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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Among America’s Oldest, Opioid Overdoses Are On the Rise, Emma Davis

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A Shot At Freedom: The Story Of Lance Sessoms, Trone L. Dowd and Rosemary Misdary

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Disability Artistry is Not Outsider Art, Hiram A. Durán

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They Dance To Bring Attention To A War. But Who’s Watching?, Fruhlein Chrys Econar

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Healing the Black Mind, Vanessa Etienne

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What if the key to climate change is hiding under the sea?, Shira Feder

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Shahar's Producing Capstone, Shahar Golan

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Rise, Fall and Renaissance of Graffiti, Georgina S. Hallowell

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Coming Home: Veterans Leaving Service Face a Deadly Identity Crisis, Alexandria M. Hammond

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After 31 years in prison, Lee Chalk asks for forgiveness., Jeffery Harrell and Brenda Leon

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Discipline or Destiny: A School-to-Prison Pipeline Story, Trayonna Hendricks and Kourtney Webb

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boys will be, Victoria Hoffman

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The Never-Ending Lap, Ennica D. Jacob and Alexis Reese

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Turismo estético, un riesgoso viaje que puede convertirse en una pesadilla legal, Michael Krumholtz

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More Than A Century After Problem Emerged, Manhole Explosions Still Injuring Dozens in New York City, Gaspard Le Dem and Gabriel Sandoval

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Rural America Faces Roadblocks in Joining the Internet Highway, Spencer C. Lee

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A little-known law moves money into America’s low-income neighborhoods — but for whose benefit?, Emily S. Lever

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South Bronx Waterfront, Noah Lewis

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City on the Edge: New York in the Age of Climate Change, Janelle Little

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Undocumented Survivors of Domestic Violence Struggle to get Resources in New York City, Florence Mafomemeh

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Someday We'll Look Back on This and Laugh, Ben Masten

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Off-Label, On Brand: How Psychiatric Drugs Reached Unsuspecting Youths, Charles J. May, Danielle Hyams, and Larisa Karr

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Credit disaster, Orla McCaffrey

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Aging Intimately, Niamh McDonnell and Giulia Hjort

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219 West Editing Reel, Karina Meier

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Gay Social Networking Apps are Fueling Crystal Meth Use, Moises A. Mendez II

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Finding Justice, Hannah Miller

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Making a Million, Mallika Mitra

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I Love Fashion Influencing and I Hate it at the Same Time, Nicolette Muro

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Trump’s Trade Policies Deflate the American Beer Industry, Megan E. Myscofski

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Students with mental health disabilities suffer from discrimination across college campuses, Abigail Nequa Napp

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In the Midst of the Apocalypse, Artificial Intelligence can Save Brick and Mortar Retailers, Vrushank Nayak

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The Price of Regulating the Self-storage Industry in New York City, Modou Nyang

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The MTA Tried To Improve Outer Borough Bus Service, But They've Only Made It Worse, Adwait Patil

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Ransomware is Quietly Devastating American Healthcare Facilities, Benjamin Powers

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Dangerous drivers still on city streets despite thousands of speeding tickets, Liam Quigley

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From Muhammed to The JobUp: Engaging Malemployed Immigrants Through Journalism, Tiziana Rinaldi

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GETTING OUT: BRUCE BRYANT’S CLIMB TO REDEMPTION INSIDE PRISON, Rachel M. Rippetoe and Sean Sanders-Mills

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Putting a Face to Cancer, Lenn Robbins

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Woodhouse, Bianca M. Rosembert, Mankaprr Conteh, and Netsanet Negussie

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Locked Out: Thanks to State Policies, Minorities Are Being Left Behind by the Cannabis Industry, Nikitha Sattiraju and Evelina Nedlund

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Feeding the Future Meat Doesn’t Come Cheap, Lukas C. Southard

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Beyond the Elevators: How the New York City subway system can better serve blind, deaf and cognitively disabled people, Ethan B. Stark-Miller

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FLOAT, Frida Sterenberg

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A New Breed of Cop: Keeping Kids on the Straight and Narrow, Michael Tashji

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Clemency gives a renewed sense of hope to a man incarcerated for 39 years, Annie Todd and Stephanie Chukwuma

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The Rockaway Project - Townes, Diara Jepris D. Townes

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Not just yet: Despite grinding it out in Silicon Valley, Asians are least likely to lead big tech companies, Karishma Vanjani

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The Women Against Violence Experiment (W.A.V.E.): social journalism solutions to help immigrant women protect themselves against abuse, Isadora Varejao

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Whatever Happened to the Movie Theme Song?, Luka Vasic

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One Salvadoran Mother Was Determined to Bring Her Son to the U.S. Legally— It Took 24 Years, Maggie Veatch

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Google has a labor problem, and it’s not just coming from its employees, Daniel Whateley

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The Miss America Pageant Should Restore Prioritizing the Evening Gown Segment, KEISHEL WILLIAMS

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Getting it right: New York can make its ‘inevitable’ marijuana industry accessible before it’s too late, Kelly Zegers

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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The Fight Before the Fight: Weight-Cutting in Mixed Martial Arts, Michael T. DeSantis

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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