Articles By Julia Craven

When Julia Craven entered the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill she was eager to start reporting long-form enterprise articles focusing on topics and communities that are underrepresented in the media. The recent grad says she is now ready to start telling “the stories of the people who lay on the margins of society.”


Shaheed M. Morris identifies as a journalist before anything else. The former mortuary student consumes as many as five newspapers each day and is constantly checking for news updates on his phone.



The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans for 2014 is now concluded. We will resume in May 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

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