Catherine M. O'Neill

Writer, storyteller, and social justice advocate

United States of America

I have a passion for storytelling and social justice, and I hope to find a career that allows we to pursue both.
As an English and journalism major, I have had the chance to produce and consume amazing stories. I believe that writing can be a tool for positive social change.

Forensic Science in North Carolina
Postmortem insect activity may be mistaken for antemortem wounds

According to the North American Entomology Association, it is easy for investigators to attribute postmortem damage to a body due to insect activity to antemortem occurrences. Studies have shown that the insects that feed on decaying bodies often leave behind marks or abrasions that can be misinterpreted by investigators.

The Durham VOICE
Historic Thousands on Jones Street lives up to its name

Tens of thousands of people packed the streets for Saturday's Historic Thousands on Jones Street event in Raleigh, lead by the N.C. NAACP. According to the event's organizers, this number exceeded the march's previous record from 2014. The march was bookended by speeches outside of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 9 a.m.