Pingping Yin is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in the Politics, Policy and Foreign Affairs program. Prior to Medill, Pingping was a reporter from the News Features Department at Xinhua Daily Telegraph, a newspaper owned by the China State News Agency, Xinhua. There, she covered feature stories related to policy changes in various areas, including healthcare and education.
This story is being published through a partnership between the Mercury and the Medill News Service. ARLINGTON – Tricia Obester, an elementary school teacher and mother of a high school freshman, knew fentanyl overdoses were a national crisis. She was also aware that nationally some students were taking drugs. What she didn’t realize was how young […]