Posts From Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola

How to Include Seniors in Trending Stories

By 2030, people 65 years and older will make up 12% of the world population, according

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Ways to Approach SNAP Locally

Income inequality and food insecurity have been a long-standing issue not only for the campaign trail,

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Beyond the Nine-to-Five: A Few Labor Stories to Try

Whether it’s tying up your whole identity in work or striving for a greater work-life balance,

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The Trove of U.S. Census Bureau Stories

The U.S. Census Bureau is one of the valuable tools a journalist can use. It can

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The Costs of Emergency Medical Transportation

Emergency transport, such as ambulances, can save lives–but not without a price. Although these services are

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A Guide to For-Profit Universities

What are for-profit colleges? For-profit colleges are operated by owners or investors versus the government, a

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The Business of Natural Disasters

Natural disasters affect nearly 160 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. They include

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Pushing Dollars: A Guide to Zombie Debt

The average American has “about 38,000 in personal debt, excluding home mortgage,” a $1,000 increase from

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Reporting on The “Fight for $15”

According to a Congressional Budget Office analysis, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour for

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Reporting on School Lunch Debt

A third grader in California recently made headlines for paying off his fellow classmates’ lunch debt

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