Archives – The Vermilion, 2014-2018

Stories UL Lafayette student warns others on social media after reporting man following student home - March 29, 2018 10 years of leadership: University president Joseph Savoie discusses university's growth, plans - Jan. 9, 2018 International student's death a result of Kappa Sigma's hazing practices, lawsuits say - Nov. 14, 2017 Assistant softball coaches dismissed following Mike Lotief's... Continue Reading →

Climate Strike DC

Thousands of protesters, many of whom skipped school and work, marched to the U.S. Capitol Friday, Oct. 20, 2019, to protest government inaction on climate change as part of D.C.'s Youth Climate Strike. I shot photos on one of our office's DSLRs and shot and produced a video package. Click on the photos for caption... Continue Reading →

Trump’s emergency wall funding declaration was ‘unlawful,’ court says

WASHINGTON – A federal judge in Texas Friday blocked an administration plan to use $3.6 billion in Pentagon funds for border wall construction, calling President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to secure the funds “unlawful.” U.S. District Judge David Briones said Trump cannot use the declaration to get around the budget Congress approved in February... Continue Reading →

Pedestrian Deaths

Pedestrian deaths are at their highest level in almost 30 years. The trend disproportionately affects lower income areas and Sun Belt cities. We interviewed experts and families affected in Phoenix and Los Angeles about this trend, as well as what can be done to make streets more walkable. I contributed data reporting to my team's... Continue Reading →

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