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Kelsey Jukam

Journalist

Austin

Kelsey Jukam

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ATX Hackerspace aims to be ‘powerhouse of innovation’

In a nondescript industrial office park in Northeast Austin, a group of hackers works in a sprawling warehouse equipped with cutting-edge technologies, plotting the expansion of their organization.
Austin American-Statesman Link to Story
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Central Texas Debates Gun Training for Children and Teens

James Birgen, a sophomore at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, practices silhouette shooting with the Travis County 4H Shooting Sports Club. Photo by Kelsey Jukam. Like many parents who teach their children how to shoot, Derek Bergin wanted his two daughters to learn how to handle firearms safely.
Reporting Texas Link to Story
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UT Researchers Work to Make At-Home Diagnosis Easier

Peter Allen, a postdoctoral fellow at the UT Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, displays one of his lab’s paperfluidic test strips being developed for at-home tuberculosis testing. Photo by Gabriel Cristóver Perez. Researchers at The University of Texas are developing technology that may soon allow individuals to be tested for a number of infections and diseases without having to make a trip to the doctor’s office.
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Amid Barton Springs Road Development, Last Trailer Park Survives

Amid Barton Springs Road Development, Last Trailer Park Survives. The Pecan Grove RV Park is the last of its kind on Barton Springs Road in Austin. Photo by Kelsey Jukam. As Austin has grown and changed in the past few years, so has the stretch of Barton Springs Road between South Lamar Boulevard and Zilker Park.
Reporting Texas Link to Story
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Iraqis aim for the American dream in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas-Saif Naji finished his degree in medicine in 2003, a few months after the United States invaded his country. Naji, 32, had already lived through two wars. He remembers seeing his mother...
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Magnet schools often more diverse than others in a district

Dallas ISD’s high-performing magnets boast a diversity not seen in the student bodies of other schools.
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In Session

By Kelsey Jukam with additional reporting by Beth Cortez-Neavel, Carlos Morales and Nick Swartsell. On the Tuesday morning his classmates at Johnson City Elementary School sat down with their sharpened number two pencils to take the STAAR test, 3rd grader Parker Tower spent the day at work with his mom, Lisa.

About

Kelsey Jukam

I am currently a student at The University of Texas at Austin, where I am studying for an MA in Journalism.