Profiles & Trends

We offer six pieces, beginning with a trend.

Shreepriya Poudel, whose beat is music, writes about the revival of the ukulele.  Yes, the ukulele.

Quingyi Gong, whose beat is Philadelphia’s Chinatown, profiles the colorful chef, Joseph Poon.

David Roza, who covers haunted places, writes about the day in the life of a tour guide at a historic prison.

Katie Greifeld, whose beat is campus life, follows the Haverford Cross Country teams to Indiana for the national finals.

Sila Ogidi, who covers the region’s African community, profiles the trials and triumphs of a Zimbabwean student running a fashion show.

Alyssa Kayden, who covers health issues, writes about people’s love-hate relationship with donating blood, though it’s mostly hate.