Rebecca Sohn

Rebecca Sohn

Editorial Intern

Rebecca is an editorial intern at CalMatters helping to cover science, health, and coronavirus stories. She is a current graduate student in New York University's science, health, and environmental reporting program. As a reporter, engagement editor, and copy editor for the program's online magazine, Scienceline, Rebecca writes mainly about science in relation to culture, society, and ethics. A recent graduate of Skidmore College in upstate New York, she was a contributing reporter for her college's newspaper, The Skidmore News. In her spare time, Rebecca likes to play the fiddle, attend folk dances, and write poetry.

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California Capitol. Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters

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A protester holds up a sign that says ‘stop killing us’ during a demonstration May 29, 2020 Downtown Oakland. Thousands took to the streets Friday night in solidarity with protesters in Minneapolis against the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police earlier this week. Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters

Affirmative action, reparations coming to CA?

California is revisiting whether to restore affirmative action policies for public schools and universities, as well as state jobs and contracts. Image via iStock

Is now the time to bring back affirmative action in California?