I'm a Durham, NC native and a Public Policy major at Duke University also studying journalism and French. I'm particularly interested in education and family policy.
I love how radio brings stories to life in such an intimate and personal way, and it's always had a place in my life. In my family, cooking and public radio go together like peanut butter and jelly. I'm interested in all corners of the globe, especially France and South Africa, where I've spent time studying and working.
Beyond journalism, I'm a dancer and a huge ballet nerd (that's a thing) and my favorite place to be is a North Carolina beach.
David Hyde, an unpaid intern at the UN offices in Geneva, Switzerland found a creative way to bypass the city's high cost of living. Instead of renting, he pitched a tent on Lake Geneva.
China is one place where leader don't have to grapple with politics to implement such rules.
The nuclear deal is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Iran. Amnesty International reports that Iran's execution tally is alarmingly high — and at this rate, this year's death count may reach 1000.
A thousand trees have been planted in a forest in Norway. These trees will supply paper for a special anthology of books to be printed ... a century from now.
As the final deadline approaches for negotiating a new debt deal, Greek people are anxious to know the fate of their economy and their place in Europe.
While relations between the US and Cuba may be on the road to recovery, the decades-old embargo bans leisure travel to Cuba. So instead, Carnival Corporation's newest cruise line, fathom, is hoping travelers will sign up for their "social impact" voyages.
President Barack Obama called Friday's Supreme Court ruling "a victory for America." Meanwhile, in India, being gay can mean a life lived in secrecy, blackmail and even jail time. Indian-American author Manil Suri hopes the US Supreme Court decision will set a worldwide precedent.
San Pedro Sula has earned the bloody title of world's deadliest city four years in a row. Graffiti artists hope to change that with some spray paint and imagination. And ironically, they're teaming up with the police to ensure they can work without catching a stray bullet.
When Germany lost World War II, citizens immediately removed Nazi symbols. Not so after the American Civil War. But there's a lot we can learn from Germany and how ridding itself of a terrible past allowed it to move forward.
The Boston's Gay Men’s Chorus returns to the US inspired by its performance for the gay community in Istanbul. But their trip was not without conflict.