LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW
In September of 2017, I began working as the education reporter at the Lake Oswego Review newspaper, a weekly in Lake Oswego, OR.
In February 2018, racist behavior in Lake Oswego schools came to light. I was the first to break the story. Check out the original article and follow-up stories.
Racist behavior in Lake Oswego is ‘nothing new’
Parents gather to ‘listen and learn’ at Lake Oswego Junior High
At this Lake Oswego school, diversity is a given
David Salerno Owens: ‘I understand the struggle’
Diversifying Lake Oswego School District’s staff ‘a matter of urgency’
“We Have to be Honest About What is Happening”
In November 2017, I covered a four day trial involving hazing on the Lakeridge High School dance team. Here’s what happened.
“I was not okay with what happened. I was terrified.”
“She’s going to have to pay for what she did.”
“The one time I listen to the parents we end up here”
“Jury awards $70,000 to former Pacer dancer but rejects most claims.”
Here are some of my other favorite articles from my time at the LO Review.
Yakety Yak: The Language of Friendship
Trusty, loyal, helpful – and female!
Combatting hate with knowledge
A tasty partnership
For Josie Downey, this goal is special
“I just wanted to prove them wrong.”
In the spring of 2017 I interned at the Mercury, a weekly newspaper in Portland, OR. Here are some of my favorite pieces.
“He is Not His Mistakes”
Pepsi Just Eliminated Police Brutality!
Business Leaders Swore They’d Help Solve Oregon’s Massive Budget Hole
Let’s Talk About What Happened on May Day Before the Riot
Goat Blocks: A Slap in the Face to Goats and Humanity
In college, I worked as a freelance writer for the student-founded outdoor recreation magazine. Here are two of my favorite pieces: