Published Articles

The following is my portfolio of written works that have been published online and/or in print. Click the links to check out the stories:

Bethesda Magazine| Bethesda Beat

I wrote and/or contributed to the following stories in my role as the Growth and Justice reporter at Bethesda Magazine and Bethesda Beat:

Police investigating shots fired in Takoma Park neighborhoods

Bethesda Green executive director fondly remembered

Catherine Hoggle ruled incompetent to stand trial in the deaths of her two children

Gaithersburg Plane Crash: Pilot's 911 calls released

Montgomery County Police arrest and charge man with sexual assault and rape in 41-year-old case

Power restored after Sunday night Gaithersburg crash

Gaithersburg plane crash causes power outage to thousands

Thieves plunder Rockville gun store

Family displaced after Montgomery County house fire

Grand jury indicts mother of three-year-old killed in collision

Medium Rare hosting Thanksgiving fried turkey event

Police release name of victim in Rockville pedestrian fatality

Police task force sees slight drop in alcohol-related arrests

Cooking safety tips to follow for Thanksgiving

Police Blotter: Commercial Burglary at AT & T Store in Silver Spring

Guilty verdict announced in Wheaton near-decapitation case

Police arrest fourth teen, linked to Gunnar Branch homicide

DC man arrested, charged with White Oak armed carjacking and Silver Spring armed robbery

Piney Branch homicide victim identified

Three suspects arrested and charged with Gaithersburg carjacking

Rockville resident identified in pedestrian fatality

12 injured in Gaithersburg explosion, fire

County police seek aid in identifying suspect in Germantown strong arm robbery

Pedestrian struck by car in Rockville facing life-threatening injuries

"Hate has no place here"–County officials condemn antisemitic graffiti found in North Bethesda

Shooting at Clyde's of Chevy Chase leaves two hospitalized

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Club House near Brassie Place

University of Maryland, county officials sign $40M agreement to bring health computing center to North Bethesda

Police seek aid identifying Silver Spring school burglar

County police identify, man, 19, fatally shot in Silver Spring

At least one dead in Silver Spring shooting

Fatal Gaithersburg pedestrian incident renews calls for greater pedestrian safety

Four Montgomery County Circuit Court judges elected to 15-year terms

McCarthy wins fifth term as state’s attorney

Montgomery County General Election Live Blog: Voters say they're focused on local, national issues

Police Blotter: Robbery at Panera in downtown Bethesda 

Democrats rally in Wheaton for candidates for statewide offices

County Executive Marc Elrich signs Community-Informed Police Training Act 

Author Leslie Morgan Steiner: 'Domestic violence tends to hide in plain sight'

Chamber of Commerce president talks about downtown Silver Spring’s transformation, the need to be business-friendly and ‘SchmoozaPalooza’

County Council appoints new assistant police chief

Charging electric bikes and scooters can create fire hazard, county fire officials warn | Bethesda Magazine & Bethesda Beat

County Council unanimously approves resolution to condemn and combat antisemitism

New Montgomery County planning officials highlight plans for moving forward

Fire breaks out in four-story apartment in Rockville

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Potomac

Three injured in fire at downtown Silver Spring high-rise apartment building

Silver Spring cyclist, 19, dies from injuries suffered in hit-and-run, county police say

County Council appoints temporary Planning Board members 

Early voting for Nov.8 general election starts today

County Council passes Community Informed Police Training Act

Silver Spring teen charged in connection with sexual assaults at Bethesda fitness center

County Council interviews finalists for temporary Planning Board seats.

County Police offer driver safety course for those with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities

Shots fired at Pike & Rose on Sunday night, police say

Two drivers killed in separate two-car collisions Monday morning

Cyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in Glenmont hit-and-run collision

Silver Spring couple faces federal charges of cyberstalking, identity theft, and computer fraud

New president says Montgomery College can 'change society in the ways that matter the most'

Silver Spring man charged in connection with armed robberies in Bethesda


The Chicago Reporter

I wrote the following solutions journalism story examining Latino college enrollment post-pandemic as part of my joint editorial internship at The Chicago Reporter and Illinois Latino News. The piece was also featured on ILLN as well as the Solutions Story Tracker:

A Familismo Approach to Latino College Enrollment

Education Week

I wrote the following articles for Education Week's official website as their newsroom intern, working as part of both their editorial team and digital strategy team:

7 Ways School Leaders Can Master Nonverbal Communication

4 Ways Schools Can Ease Students' Separation Anxiety

We Asked Teachers What Inspires Them. Here’s What They Said.

Teachers Take to Twitter to Crowdfund Classroom Supplies

Should Medical Marijuana Be Allowed in Schools?

Why Teacher Voices Matter: A Q and A with Veteran Teacher, Author and Blogger Larry Ferlazzo

7 Ways to Reduce Principal Burnout

Principal Who Criticized His State's Return to School Mandate Dies from Long COVID

Superintendents Like Their Jobs Despite All the Drama, a New Survey Shows

After Abortion Ruling, School Nurses See Tough Conversations Ahead

What Age is The Right Age for a Kid to Get a Cellphone?

Schools Prefer Cheaper Ventilation Options to Curb COVID: Why They Should Consider Upgrading

5 Ways Title IX Transformed School Sports (and More)

6 Insights on Teaching Shortages

Illinois Latino News

I wrote the following articles as part of my joint editorial internship at The Chicago Reporter and Illinois Latino News:

Illinois Latina Leaders pave the way forward for the 2022 elections

A Familismo Approach to Latino College Enrollment

Medill Reports

I wrote about school closures and the current state of education among Native American communities along the Louisiana Gulf Coast for my graduate school news outlet:


Native American schools on Louisiana Gulf Coast struggle to reopen in wake of Hurricane Ida


Omaha Magazine

I wrote a feature on young pastry chef Austin Weyhrich, as part of my responsibilities as the editorial intern for Omaha Magazine from Feb-May'21.

Young Pastry Chef Works Wonders at Le Petit Paris

The Creightonian

As the opinion editor for the Creightonian I wrote the following OP-EDs:

Modern dating kills the romance

Appreciate your opposite-sex friendships

Going with the flow is easier said than done

Women need to support other women

Don't take people at their face value

Learn to love yourself first

Stubbornness is both a virtue and a vice

Culture does not define you

Romantic comedies are not all bad

Feminism is often misunderstood

Teach kids to seek happiness not perfection

Siblings play a role in shaping your personality

Conspiracy theories spread online

Judge intentions not consequences

Fear of failure is the driving force of cynicism

Eliminate the student debt crisis

Political opposites may not always attract

Encourage participation in international student associations

Social media should not validate you

Bring out your inner child

Your 20s can make or break you

As an arts and culture reporter for the Creightonian, I wrote the following stories:

Creighton students explore Omaha's tea options

Creighton alum begins writing career with a horror novel

JINYA crafts new flavors

Ice cream shop rolls into Omaha


Quest Journal 2021

My research article titled "“Harry Styles’s Unique Persona: Defying Hegemonic Masculinity”, which I presented at the Central States Communication Conference (CSCA'21), is published in the student research journal Quest.


Harry Styles’s Unique Persona: Defying Hegemonic Masculinity