Long Island has a rich history in being a place of refuge for successful jazz artists like John Coltrane who needed to escape the New York City bustle to focus on his musical compositions. Jazz musicians regarded the island as a vacation to the “countryside.”more
RuPaul’s Drag Race has elevated drag culture to the mainstream, inspiring hundreds of people to pursue a career in drag. But it’s made it harder, not easier, for drag queens to make a living doing drag.
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School of Journalism Special Project
On March 24, nine students from the SOJ reported from the “March For Our Lives” rally, organized and led by survivors of the deadly shooting Parkland, Florida, just five weeks before.
In January, the Journalism Without Walls program went to Cuba for the third time. Six students and two professors travelled to Havana and Trinidad and filed these multimedia reports from the island nation.more
JOURNALISM WITHOUT WALLS
The Journalism Without Walls program sends students and teachers on foreign reporting trips in order to prepare them for the challenges of working in the field.
Manari Ushigua and the weight of the world
The leader of the Sápara nation has become the Sáparas’ link to the Western world, tasked with guiding his people to safety in a country that would see their territory scoured for oil.more
Studying Lifestyle of Hardship in Korea
In many ways, South Korea today remains a place still wedded to ancient Confucian values. One of the most important is a respect for learning and the learned. Few things are more honorable.more