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Morgan Stephens

Journalist

Location icon United States

Morgan Stephens is a reporter that covers politics, elections and public policy in Los Angeles, California.

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Annenberg Media
03/25/2019
Bernie Sanders ascends from 2016 underdog to 2020 front-runner

Bernie Sanders has come a long way from where he started three years ago. The thousands of supporters who attended his rally in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday are proof of the movement he has built. Sanders was in LA as the second stop on a weekend tour across California that also took him to San Diego and San Francisco.

HuffPost
05/04/2019
It's Not Just A Homelessness Crisis. It's An Eviction Crisis, Too.

Drills and hammers pounded away as Robert Evans stood in front of the apartment building he had called home for 15 years. Tools were scattered across the dead grass, left behind as workers made improvements meant to lure new, higher-paying tenants.

Annenberg Media
04/01/2019
Pressing Policy: Councilman Paul Krekorian says LA is ready to meet the challenges of climate change

In July 2018, the Trump administration rolled back Obama-era regulations meant to mitigate the greenhouse gases emitted by coal-burning power plants. Six months later, Democratic lawmakers introduced their Green New Deal, which - in spirit - would overhaul transportation and energy infrastructure in an effort to move Americans toward completely renewable energy sources.

Pasadena Magazine
10/05/2017
A New Age in Alzheimer's Research - Pasadena Magazine

With technological advances in medicine, researchers are testing modifiable lifestyle factors, groundbreaking vaccines, and preventative drugs for Alzheimer's disease-giving new hope for future generations. By Morgan Stephens Photos: Courtesy of Keck Medicine of USC Alzheimer's disease is the only top 10 cause of death in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed, although this bleak fact could soon be changing.

Daily Trojan
09/08/2017
Alumna uses experience with cancer to help others | Daily Trojan

As she chuckled at the irony of the situation, Thuy Thanh Truong confessed her shock when she received the news in September of last year. "I was like, what? How is that even possible? The person who goes to the gym every single day and doesn't even smoke," Truong said.

Daily Trojan
08/16/2017
Incoming freshman class largest, most diverse in history | Daily Trojan

USC will welcome 3,350 freshman students this fall, the biggest incoming freshman class in the University's history. Although admission offers decreased from 9,181 offers in 2015 to 8,980 offers in 2017, the number of students accepting their offer has been on the rise. 32 percent of freshman accepted their admissions offer in 2015; this number ...

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