By Nina Joss My neighbor Stephen, a soft-spoken 31-year-old in glasses and a stocking cap, stood on the curb in front of his house, holding a large painted sign made of sheet metal. On it, a balding man with bright eyes held a shot glass full of dark liquid in one hand, his other Read more about Plymouth Pause[…]
River City, a StoryMap designed and built by Haley Neuenfeldt with contributions from all our reporters, plots the geography of student storytelling along the James River through Richmond.
by Fatema Al Darii When I lost my favorite hat to the James River, I went into mourning for a time, and then decided to get a haircut. That’s what brought me to Tight Cuts Unisex Barbershop on First Street in Jackson Ward on a chilly Tuesday afternoon in April. Tight Cuts was relatively empty Read more about Tight Cuts[…]
By Sunny Lim It was three o’clock on a weekday afternoon, but the doors of the Sacred Heart Center and its sister church across the street were padlocked shut. After I pressed the button on the security panel next to the door, our reporting team waited for someone inside to respond. Minutes later, a buzzer Read more about Sanctuary[…]
This is placeholder text for a blog post by Don Belt, explaining how students of journalism, geography, math, and environmental science all came together to craft stories about the city they live in, using the slow journalism methods of Paul Salopek and others.