What better way to end the first week of the semester than with some of the latest links from our reporters:
•Theresa Fisher’s narrative capstone on sex trafficking found a home with Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and got crossposted by Salon. Bianca Flowers wrote about a program that helps young graffiti vandals avoid incarceration. Emma Hernandez wrote about a peer-led youth court.
•Oliver Morrison’s interviews with Seahawks fans in New York made Seattle’s KOMO radio.
•Briana Duggan profiled a Dumpster-diving artist for WFAE, Charlotte’s NPR station.
•A video Oresti Tsonopoulos worked on about a giant photo installation on the floor of the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center made The New York Times’ homepage.
•Alessandra Malito, working for NBCNews.com, wrote about plans by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena, Mont., to file for bankruptcy amid a $15 million lawsuit settlement over clergy sex abuse allegations.
•Laura Bult’s piece about a Far Rockaway youth group made Youth Today.
•Karen Petree and Danielle Valente’s video about a mobile band of poets found a home in Conscious Magazine.
•Valentina Cordero, in a piece for The Daily Meal, wrote about the growing market for rare wines.
•Nick Forrester, working for International Business Times, interviewed Lolo Jones‘ first track coach about her bobsledding endeavors.
•Jessica Glazer put together a look at past State of the Union addresses for NPR.
•Natalie Fertig’s picture of Mayor de Blasio made WNYC’s site.
A few nuggets from our Alumni Corner:
•Damian Ghigliotty, working for the Commercial Observer, wrote about Mayor de Blasio’s affordable housing plan.
•Zara Katz’s package about the rise of female pastors in Brooklyn made The New York Times.
•Hannah Miet, on assignment for Newsweek, reported on former Mormons who banded together and hunt for recruits.
•Carla Murphy, working for Colorlines, reported on a push to change crime victim compensation guidelines.
•Henry Stewart’s essay on the meaning of Brooklyn found a home, appropriately enough, in Brooklyn Magazine.
•Julie Strickland wrote about the raw milk movement for 219 Magazine.
Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!