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It’s time to rename KGUN

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the Tucson Sentinel. "As hundreds of thousands participated in the March for Our Lives over the weekend to honor the Parkland victims and demand stricter gun…
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Warrantless searches of digital devices threaten all Arizonans

Catherine F. Brooks, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Arizona Daily Star “Given that Arizona shares its southern border with Mexico, residents need to pay special attention to illegal searches of mobile devices…
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This Nowruz, I Stand with the Protests in Iran with Hope

Noshene Ranjbar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in LA Review of Books. "Another Nowruz, the thousands of years old Persian New Year which falls this year on March 21, and literally means “new day,” is upon us…
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The Cost of Speaking Out

Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez, 2017-2018 Fellow, and Heather Metcalf, 2016-2017 Fellow.  This piece first appeared in The Huffington Post. In the Me Too era, it seems that everyone, from feminists to Fox News hosts, is commenting on the growing power…
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It’s Time for Facebook to Share More Data with Researchers

Catherine F. Brooks, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by Wired. “The Media Fervor that followed special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of a Russian internet organization for intentionally sowing discord in the US political system has missed one…
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It’s Time To Put To Rest The Myth That Palestinian Mothers Don’t Love Their Children

Maha Nassar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by Forward. "Many years ago, I spoke at a Reform synagogue in Chicago about the Palestinian experience... during the Question and Answer session, a woman asked me…
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The impact of youth-led movements

Joy E. Baynes, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the Arizona Daily Star. “The youth-led march organized by the survivors of the Parkland High School massacre has inspired national attention, as students stand up…
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What if Elon Musk, ‘Shark Tank’ or Bill Gates tackled gun violence?

Joan Gilbert, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Arizona Daily Star. “At a Florida High School at least 17 killed, leaving behind countless loved ones and friends who will forever mourn them. Five…
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Opioids are causing people to go deaf — here’s what lawmakers can do

Judy L. Huch, Aud, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "As the nation wrestles with the expanding opioid crisis, one costly aspect is often overlooked, even by doctors: Opioid abuse could be…
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On Love and Grief This Valentine’s Day

Michelle Téllez, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in LatinoRebels. “While my daughter and I jumped on the “This is Us” bandwagon late, I have to admit that I’ve secretly enjoyed watching how the series…
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