Tag Archives: havana

Kayla Shults

Kayla Shults is a junior journalism major and international studies minor who first discovered her passion for journalism as a child watching the television show Gilmore Girls. After the main character Rory declared her admiration for foreign correspondent Christiane Amanpour, … Continue reading

Posted in Team | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Briana Lionetti

Screen Shot 2016-01-30 at 1.28.22 PM

Briana Lionetti is currently a first year graduate student pursuing her master’s in science journalism. She graduated from Stony Brook in May 2015 with a dual degree in biology and journalism. Ever since she was young, she wanted to be an ER physician – that … Continue reading

Posted in Team | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ivana Stolnik

Ivana Stolnik

Ivana Stolnik is an international student from Croatia studying journalism at Stony Brook University. She’s passionate about human rights and international law and wants to continue her education following that direction. She speaks several foreign languages and is always interested … Continue reading

Posted in Team | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The WiFi Hotspot Revolution

Story by Emily Benson Video by Briceyda Landaverde Havana, Cuba – It’s 10 p.m. in Old Havana and scores of people are packed onto one street, but it’s not for drinking and it’s not for a party. The streetlights are … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, home-main-slider, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Curious Case of Catholicism in Cuba

Habana Christ ADV

Story and Video by Janelle Clausen Audio Story by Emily Benson Havana, Cuba — Cristo de La Habana, a 20-meter tall marble masterpiece of Jesus Christ, overlooks the city from La Cabana Hill. His empty eyes see all of Havana and … Continue reading

Posted in home second slider, Religion, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creating Kings of the Ring

Coach Nardo Mestre Flores, 64,  demonstrates appropriate technique. Photo by Alexa Coveney.

By Janelle Clausen Havana, Cuba – Aging sheet metal, rusting beams and aging walls protect the open-air Rafael Trejo boxing gym from the elements. The tarmac is torn, there are cracks in the concrete and the fences are aging with … Continue reading

Posted in home second slider, Sports, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Casa Particulares Rise Alongside Individual Enterprise

Casas

By Ivana Stolnik Vinales, Cuba – To the outside observer, Havana appears to be stuck in time, unchanged for decades. Nineteen fifties American classic cars are everywhere. Buildings are rundown and nearly collapsing. The smell of cigars is in the … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, home-main-slider, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment