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Nichole Shaw is a 2021 honors graduate of the University of Iowa, where she studied journalism and English on the publishing track with a keen interest in issues of social and racial justice, particularly as it concerned diversity, equity and inclusion. She is the editor of Off-Kilter Media and a general assignment reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times, in addition to her work as Gazette fellow. She has worked at The New York Times, The Daily Iowan, Fools Magazine, VERVE Magazine, the National Association of Black Journalists’ NURU, Quill and Scroll, Public Space One/the Center for Afrofuturist Studies, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UI. In all these positions, her mission has been to tell the stories of voices that often go unheard or ignored.
Latest Articles by Nichole Shaw
Staff Columnists Aug. 28, 2022 7:00 am273d ago
Longtime Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sends mixed messages about his loyalty to Iowans and their access to affordable insulin America …
Staff Columnists Jul. 17, 2022 10:00 am315d ago
Nowadays, political conversations — either in person or on social media — feature the ignorance of people unwilling to take …
Staff Columnists Jul. 3, 2022 11:45 am329d ago
For many, it feels as though the fight is hopeless.
Staff Columnists Aug. 15, 2022 4:43 pm286d ago
With our representatives and lawmakers ignoring public opinion on serious issues, Iowa lives and livelihoods are at stake
Staff Columnists May. 1, 2022 6:30 am392d ago
Maintain an open mind and save judgment until you hear all the facts and context of a situation.
Staff Columnists Apr. 10, 2022 12:00 pm413d ago
This is emblematic of the double standards Black women face in their workplaces.
Staff Columnists Apr. 3, 2022 12:00 pm420d ago
This 40-year inflation high has hit the Midwest harder than any other region in the nation.
Staff Columnists Mar. 12, 2022 6:00 am442d ago
Iowa is pushing people out instead of welcoming them in.
Staff Columnists Feb. 26, 2022 6:00 am456d ago
The American people are left to fight in culture wars they don’t even truly understand
Staff Columnists Feb. 13, 2022 6:00 am469d ago
The need for mental health services and equal access to these services is urgent.
Staff Columnists Jan. 29, 2022 6:00 am484d ago
The question is what — can we do as a community to prevent the violence?
Staff Columnists Jan. 14, 2022 12:20 pm499d ago
Republican lawmakers hope to paint a pretty picture that fits within the straight, white, heteronormative narrative
Staff Columnists Dec. 29, 2021 6:05 am515d ago
Remember what happened on Jan. 6
Opinion Dec. 7, 2021 9:50 am537d ago
It’s a bleak outlook for those of us with marginalized identities
Staff Columnists Nov. 25, 2021 5:00 am550d ago
The food scene in Iowa City is a travesty for culturally and ethnically diverse students