Data Stories

Fall 2018 – Undergraduate Students

Firearms Trafficking Influences Racial Divide Among Massachusetts Gun Violence Victims

By Adrien Salzberg, Amanda Rasinski, Alisha Parikh, Minh Do, Selah Pomeranitz

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How Towns Impact Gun Licensing in Massachusetts

By James Kwon, Abigail Noyes, Madison Rogers, and Tay Thai

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Beneath an exterior of liberal politicians decrying gun violence, the firearm industry thrives in Massachusetts

By Noel Gasca, Autumn Pattison, Riane Roldan, Olin Hayes, Max Reyes

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“Less than lethal” TASER use increases among Mass. police

By Annika Hom, Andrew Stanton, Daysia Tolentino, Celine García

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Fall 2018 – Graduate Students

Boston Neighborhoods Struggle to Provide Affordable Housing

by Christina Griffin, Dodge P. Landesman, and Steve McGuire

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Drugged Driving Data Leaves Unanswered Questions

By Kenya Hunter, Nisaa Jackson, Izii Carter and Janie Lai

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Dating, (App)lied

By Ashley Barrow, Catherine Buckler, Chelsea Dickens, and Spencer Kosier

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Rock Music in Boston and the Fans Who Keep it Alive

By Kristen Bates, Nathalie Sczublewski, Nioves Mejia, and Yaling Hou

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Spring 2018 – Graduate Students

Transportation to Boston Sports Venues

by Megan Murray, Andrew Gelinas, Philip O’Dell & Meaghan Kirby

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The Future of Haitian Businesses in Massachusetts

By Priyamvada Mathur, Camille Lalancette and Crystal Brockton

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Boston’s Bad for Bikers, but they Find Solace in Cambridge

By Haylee Carlyle, Maria Rotelli, and Dahlia Snaiderman

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Lack of bus line reliability, equity for riders, highlighted in data from MBTA

By Lindsy Goldberg and Lauren Stott

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64 Hours of Racial Discrimination

By Tara Dugan and Isa Knapp

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Graveyard Shift, Boston’s Late Night Transit

By Jimmy Bentley, Langdon Kessner and Renee Taylor

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History Shapes Present

by Naiwen Cui, Tao Shi and Shuangming Pang

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Fall 2017 – Undergraduate Students

Detox: GreenRoots’ Fight for Environmental Justice in Chelsea

By Elise Chen, Krista D’Archi, Jonathan House, Aren Kabarajian, Caroline Long, Sabrina Petrafesa, & Laura Sabater

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The presence and effectiveness of Chelsea’s green space

By Isabelle Lichtenstein, Jackie Menjivar, Devika Syal, & Chloe Warfford

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Chelsea’s Asthma Problem

By Anahita Padmanabhan, Jillian Gearin, Taylor Carlington and Stayshia Cody

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The impact of noise pollution from Logan Airport in Chelsea, MA

By Katie Burns, Mark Gartsbeyn, Nathanael King

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Spring 2017 – Graduate Students

Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Primer

By Josh Dankoff, Corallys Plasencia, Deborah Cardoso

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The New Chinatown

By Shao Chieh Lo, Mariam Chahine and Mukala Kabongo

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Don’t Read This Book: An Analysis Of Why Classic Novels Are Still Banned

By Cristina Hasenohrl, Vishakha Mathur, Dalinda Ifill-Pressat, and Ivy Liu

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Which College is the Riskiest? A Parent’s Guide to Sexual Assault Statistics

By Rachel Hanebutt, Riley Hunt and Cat Trudell

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Black Hair Salons

By Temi-Tope Adeleye, Alexandra Venancio, Nyan Lynn

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Blast Off: MLB Home Runs Rise in Summer

By Mario D. Zepeda & Melody Keilig

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Spring 2016 – Undergraduate Students

Reporting Sexual Assault: What the Clery Act Doesn’t Tell Us

By Patrick Torphy, Michaela Halnon, and Jillian Meehan

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Latino Children: Short of breath & opportunity

By Marta Rodriguez, Mercy Benzequen and Phillippe Gonzalez

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What are Bostonians reporting to 311?

By Lloyd Mallison and Jimmy McInnis

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Boston’s Big Stop-And-Frisk Problem

By Elliot Friar, Lily Rugo and Caroline Witts

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Emerson Dining Services Moving Towards Positive Change

By Antonia Pace, Anne Carroll and Melanie Escobar

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If you can get it, take it. Maternity Leave in the US

By Alyssa Giannone, Deirdre Murray, Jacqueline Gualtieri
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Spring 2016 – Graduate Students

For Refugees in Massachusetts Language is a Barrier to Starting a Better Life

By Giulia Afiune and Liangzi Xu
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The Loneliest Generation

by Cristina Hasenohrl, Jinglin Li, Yang Zhou
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Boston Police Department’s Stop and Frisk and its influence on community morale

by Rudi Anna, Amanda Best and Natasha Ishak
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Spring 2015 – Graduate Students

Not Guilty: The Wrongful Incarceration of Dennis Maher

by Lily Bui, Yining Chen, Shahrzad Sajadi, Rob Sturgis
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The Price You Really Pay to Park in Boston

By Emily Tadlock, Miranda Bethune, and Xinxin Yang
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RECENT GRADS IN BOSTON ASK, “SHOULD I STAY, OR SHOULD I GO?”

By Kathy Breen, Siyi Huo, and Alyssa Shaffer
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FROM STREET TO SHELTER: HOW FOOD PANTRIES SERVE PEOPLE IN NEED

By Marcelle Hutchins, Laura Onyeneho and Jue Hou
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 Spring 2015 – Undergraduate Students

College Libraries Cling to eBooks

by Amanda Gomez, Evan Bedell and Kassandra Ryback
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WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN BOSTON’S COMPLEX BUSINESS CLIMATE

by Mehak Anwar, Victoria Bedford, Chelsea Tremblay

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DISCOVERING THE NEED FOR AN ESCAPE OASIS IN BOSTON

By Anthony Mastracci, Jennifer Ortakales and Virginia Vincent

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THINK SMALL: SMALLER SCHOOLS DOMINATE THE RECYCLEMANIA CONTEST

By Jessica Colarossi, Matthew Mullen, and Connor Burton

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NAVIGATING YOUR PRODUCE: A GUIDE TO BOSTON’S SUMMER FARMER’S MARKETS

By Shannon O’Connor, Ryan Smythe and Paige Solomon

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Boston Parking Ticket Considerations

By Philip Tang, Cody Bowman, Terrena Scannell

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Fall 2014 – Undergraduate Students

Not Cutting Corners
by Maddie Bilis

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Gourmet To-Go
by Casey Campbell

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Going Solar in Boston
by Abbey Collins

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Boston’s Battle With Graffiti
by Liz Gillis

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Healthy Eating vs. Happy Eating
by Cassandra Henkenius

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How College Media Can Use Analytics
by Christina Jedra

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Housing Safety in Boston
by Taylor Kiss

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Food Inspections at Boston Colleges: How well does your school do?
by Ari Marini

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Farmer’s Markets and Income Inequality in Philadelphia
by Bridget Morawski

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A Tale of Two Roxburys
by Claire Nobles

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Free Food With Restrictions
by Tatiana Ochoa

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Richie’s Story: A Look at Autism
by Brenden Scully

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Behind the PowerWasher: An Inside Look at Grafitti in Boston
by Jackie Tempera

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South Boston’s Official Parking Crisis
by Jenn Zarate

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SNAPS to Boston Bounty Bucks
by Amanda Gomez

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The Hol(e)y Commute: Navigating Boston’s Potholes on a Bike
by Anna Cieslik

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