Emily Leibert

Chelly is an actor based in Los Angeles. (Photo Courtesy of Chelly)

February 17, 2021

How COVID Made Hollywood’s Creatives…More Creative

Decimated by the onset of COVID-19, the creative community in Hollywood has received a depressing consolation prize: an ample amount of free time. But they refuse to give in to the despair. They’re doing what they do best: clawing at opportunities in whatever form they may arise, using the extra time to tap into their creativity, and reinventing themselves in the process.

Stephanie Rivas

January 29, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Rivas on Landing Her Dream Job

A recent American Journalism Online graduate dishes on life since graduation, the best advice she's gotten, and how she landed her dream job.

January 29, 2021

Lessons Learned from the Washington Square News Walkout

Last year, four AJO students worked on a series of articles on the WSN walkout, hoping to explain why 43 out of 47 staff members had resigned from NYU’s student-run newspaper.

November 19, 2020

Why L.A. Activists are Trying to Ban the 2028 Olympics

In 2017, NOlympics co-chair Jonny Coleman realized no one had taken a critical look at Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympics bid. So he did it himself.

Young protestors fight for menstrual equity on National Period Day in Columbus, OH in 2019.

November 10, 2020

Commentary: In the Fight for Menstrual Equity, the ACLU Refuses to Bow to Objectivity

Last year, when the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published an in-depth report headlined, “The Unequal Price of Periods: Menstrual Equity in the United States,” social media users lost their minds.