is a 2019 graduate of Middlebury College and returns as The Texas Tribune’s data visuals fellow. Anna, who majored in geography and minored in computer science, has worked as a fellow at Azavea, a GIS lab teaching and research assistant at Middlebury, and a GIS intern at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She’s also CPR and wilderness first responder certified.
In counties where four-year college students make up at least 10% of the population, cases have grown 34% since Aug. 19, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. That’s compared with 23% in counties with a smaller proportion of students. Full Story
New U.S. census estimates show the gap between Hispanic and white populations in the state continues to narrow, and Hispanics are projected to become the largest population group a year earlier than previously expected. Full Story
The economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak has sent the economy into a recession, with nearly 3.7 million Texans filing for unemployment relief since the beginning of the crisis in mid-March. Full Story
The numbers are early — but incomplete — indicators of how dramatically and suddenly the state's economy has collapsed under social distancing orders officials issued to curb the still growing public health crisis spurred by the novel coronavirus. Full Story
There are cases in each of the state’s five largest urban areas, though the virus has now also appeared in counties spanning from East Texas to the Gulf Coast. Officials expect statewide testing capacity to increase soon. Full Story
To help voters make sense of the U.S. Senate race, we asked the top candidates in the 2020 Democratic primary a series of simple questions designed to help voters understand their political and policy-based differences. Full Story