Stories By

Keila Vizcarra

Keila Vizcarra is a junior at California State University Northridge where she previously was a designer at her campus newspaper, The Sundial. This fall she will serve as the president of the NAHJ student chapter, as well as Spanish editor of her campus bilingual blog, El Nuevo Sol.


Print Design is an essential but often overlooked facet of newspaper journalism. Readers often taken for granted the effort put to laying out the stories, photography, columns and fine details of each newspaper page. This year’s Design students, Blanca Navarro and Keila Vizcarra, each designed pages from our printed newspaper editions. Take a look at their work.



Mia Chism, a copy editor at the Institute, loves spending time with people who love journalism as much as she does and would rather copy-edit in her spare time than watch Netflix.


It took a journey through social media to find a woman who went through a violent and traumatic trek to the United States. This is one of many examples of how social media can be used as a tool in reporting.

In Focus

With the temperature rising past 100 degrees, Thursday was a good day for Tucson’s city pools to open.