My Work

Local colleges see boost in PSEO enrollment

Published in the Mankato Free Press

Efforts to rename Sibley Park gains traction

Published in the Mankato Free Press

A rise in reckless driving in 2020

Published in the Mankato Free Press – I filed a Data Practices Act request to obtain data from the Department of Public Safety on speeding citations and speed-related fatalities in the area. I analyzed the data using R

Pandemic disrupts local recycling

Published in the Mankato Free Press

These Indigenous educators are bringing Western and Native Science together in the classroom

Published in Ensia

Thousands march to protest police brutality after death of George Floyd

Published in the Minnesota Daily

Businesses near UMN boarded up in response to riots across the Twin Cities

Published in the Minnesota Daily

Pet care businesses feel the bite of coronavirus downturn

Published in the Star Tribune

Closures, delays and contagion: How UMN’s 1918 influenza pandemic response mirrors COVID-19 efforts today

Published in the Minnesota Daily

UMN plans to formally recognize campus placement on Indigenous homeland

Published in the Minnesota Daily

How and where Minnesota’s population grew in the last decade

Published in the Star Tribune – I analyzed U.S. Census Bureau population data using Excel and created accompanying charts using Datawrapper

One brick at a time, the Rondo neighborhood’s story is being preserved

Published in the Pioneer Press

A history of UMN students’ Earth Day advocacy

Published in the Minnesota Daily

The bittersweet life of sugar babies at the University of Minnesota

Published in the Minnesota Daily

‘He is University of Minnesota recycling’ U employee seeks campus sustainability

Published in the Minnesota Daily

Local electric vehicle market charging ahead

Published in the Mankato Free Press – Story was picked up by the Associated Press and republished in news outlets across the country

Unusually high number of Minneapolis apartment fires this winter

Published in the Star Tribune – For this story I analyzed the city’s data on structural fires using R

A struggling market spurs drive for better recycling

Published in the Pioneer Press

Old wounds haven’t healed for Gopher men’s basketball program

Published in the Star Tribune – For this story I obtained the program’s financial records through a Data Practice Act request and analyzed the data using R. I also created the charts in the story.

A step to rebuild relationships, U hires director of tribal relations

Published in the Minnesota Daily – Audio story here.

Hundreds march for missing, murdered Indigenous women

Published in the Minnesota Daily – I produced and hosted the podcast portion of this story. Audio story here.

Why your recycling bill is going up

Published in the Star Tribune

St. Paul’s Frogtown advocates criticize proposed Lexington Parkway apt complex

Published in the Pioneer Press

A pioneer of digital libraries, Wendy Pradt Lougee retires from role as U librarian

Published in the Minnesota Daily

Meet the Main Energy Plant: a hidden world reducing University emissions

Published in the Minnesota Daily

Snow place to go

Published in the Minnesota Daily

New charges filed against Marcy Holmes serial rapist

Published in the Minnesota Daily

Stuck at home and unemployed, some students seek out sugar dating for companionship, financial support

Published in the Minnesota Daily

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