Makhaila Anderson|Queens University News Service
Makhaila Anderson of Franklin, N.C., is a student in the James L. Knight School of Communication, which provides the Queens University News Service in support of local community news.
During a year of COVID-19, staff at the Carolina Raptor Center near Charlotte had some time to look at data on injured birds. They learned that interactions with humans are both the cause of the problem and the solution.
As a dancer, Charlotte Ballet’s Raven Barkley understands the power of gestures, symbols and movement. All literally guide her life's journey. She says the poetry of Amanda Gorman and the election of Kamala Harris as vice president show young people of color -- all people, really -- that they can dream big.