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Devi Shastri

Devi Shastri

2016-2017

Devi is the special projects editor at the Wire. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and journalism with a minor in neuroscience. She aspires to be a science writer. She has formerly worked at the Wire as the health and science reporter and as an investigative reporter. Outside of the newsroom,...

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O’Brien conference hosts Pulitzer Prize winner, Nobel Peace Prize winner

O’Brien conference hosts Pulitzer Prize winner, Nobel Peace Prize winner

Jenny Whidden, News Reporter
November 14, 2017
Filed under Higher Education, News, News

The Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism is a program which funds professional journalists for an academic year. The fellows work on a single, long-form project during that time, and they are provided with university resources such as faculty experts and student interns.

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Former O’Brien Fellow wins award for investigative series

Former O’Brien Fellow wins award for investigative series

Sanya Sawlani, News Reporter
September 19, 2017
Filed under News

Former O’Brien Fellow Miranda Spivack received the Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine Award at the Excellence in Journalism Conference for her fellowship project, State Secrets.

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Editorial: ‘Breaking the Silence’ aims to start conversation about suicide

Editorial: ‘Breaking the Silence’ aims to start conversation about suicide

April 25, 2017
Filed under Breaking the Silence, Breaking the Silence, Editorials, Opinions, Wire Featured

Over the course of the semester, the Marquette Wire has been working on its suicide project. The Wire named the project "Breaking the Silence" in an attempt to facilitate a necessary, yet currently lacking conversation around college-age suicide. In the media, suicide is often either ignored or...

Behind the project of Breaking the Silence

Behind the project of Breaking the Silence

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager
April 18, 2017
Filed under Breaking the Silence, Podcasts, Radio, Radio, Uncategorized

Devi Shastri, projects editor, talks about how the Breaking the Silence project came about, as well as what it was like reporting on the sensitive topic of suicide. Learn more about this here: This story is part of the Marquette Wire’s Breaking the Silence series to increase awareness and start dialogue about suicide among college-age students. Read, hear and watch more coverage here. Photos by Anabel...

Marquette students honor cadaver donors at memorial

Marquette students honor cadaver donors at memorial

Devi Shastri
April 9, 2015
Filed under News, News, Science & Technology, Tribune

The cadavers in Schroeder Complex's freezing gross anatomy lab are permanently silent, but they'll teach students about the human body for years. More than 200 Marquette students attended the fifth-annual memorial ceremony for the lab’s body donors this Tuesday. The attendees were students in a graduate...

Offering wheels to disabled children

Offering wheels to disabled children

Devi Shastri
March 31, 2015
Filed under Killed The Cat, News

Two first-year physical therapy students used a class project to give 2-year-old Sam Wollenhaupt the ride of his dreams: his very own Batmobile. It also allowed Sam, who has an undiagnosed disability, to become truly mobile for the first time. Marquette students Katie Hoffmeister and Becky Voss’ month-lon...

Marquette faculty perform cutting-edge research in motion analysis labs

Marquette faculty perform cutting-edge research in motion analysis labs

Devi Shastri
January 15, 2015
Filed under News

Motion analysis labs tucked away in the belly of Cramer Hall are at the forefront of research on health issues ranging from injury prevention and athletic conditioning to stroke recovery. Allison Hyngstrom and Kristof Kipp are faculty members in the physical therapy department who research in these sensor-fi...