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.

Studying Tucson’s growth around the new streetcar line was more complicated than you might expect. Jonah Smith describes the challenges associated with collecting and analyzing public data.

Ben Bartenstein, a reporter at the Institute, tried interactive mapping, photography and a bit of dancing in Tucson.

On her 22nd birthday, reporter Yessenia Funes didn’t hit up a bar to get her drink on. She went there to report — about Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Tucson. Stories don’t go as planned, but that doesn’t make them failures.

The thirteenth year of the New York Times Student Journalism Institute kicks off in Tucson at the University of Arizona with 26 students from around the country and Times staff. The students are members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

In Focus

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