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Daniela Contreras

News Intern - Contributor through November 2016

Daniela Contreras is a student at San Diego State University. As a journalism and political science double major, she hopes to one day be a political reporter. Contreras' interests include traveling, running, going to the beach, and reading.

Recent Stories by Daniela Contreras

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San Diego Museum Of Man Explores History of Cannibalism

Nov. 28, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

The exhibit "Cannibals: Myth & Reality" at the San Diego Museum of Man will give visitors an inside look at the history and taboos associated with cannibalism.

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What Role Does Race Play In Academic Achievement In California?

May 4, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

Research on the academic achievement gap is often based on comparing test scores. One sociology professor went straight to the source: students at a Southern California high school.

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Barrio Logan's Chicano Park: The Efforts To Cement Its History

April 21, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Chicano Park Steering Committee has its sights on establishing a museum and cultural center.

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San Diego Gallery Spotlights Art By Prison Inmates

April 19, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

"Art Exonerated" will feature 50 pieces created by prison inmates. The gallery's owner, whose late father was shot, discusses how the exhibit has helped him heal.

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Political-Analyst-Turned-Cooking-Show-Host Shares Her Favorite Recipes

April 18, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

Born and raised in Mexico City, Pati Jinich left her career as a political analyst to pursue her passion as a chef.

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Is Housing Discrimination A Problem In San Diego?

April 11, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

A majority of San Diego County residents surveyed last year about housing discrimination said they don't consider it a problem in their neighborhood. For those who have experienced discrimination, 33 percent said it was because of their race.

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Tijuana's Controversial Ex-Police Chief Subject Of New Film

April 6, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

Julian Leyzaola has lived through multiple assassination attempts as the ex-police chief of Tijuana. A new documentary about him will be screened at UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center on April 10.

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Sundance Winner 'Imperial Dreams' Screening In San Diego

March 16, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego Foundation will be screening "Imperial Dreams" on Wednesday at the Illumina Theater in La Jolla.

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Natural History Museum Exhibit Takes In-Depth Look At Whales

March 14, 2016
By Daniela Contreras, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Museum of Natural History's newest exhibition, "Whales: Giants of the Deep," combines storytelling, interaction and scientific research to teach visitors about the world of whales.

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