Francesca D’Annunzio is a freelancer and investigative journalism graduate student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Previously, Francesca worked as an independent journalist in Texas, where her work was featured in The Dallas Morning News. She speaks Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic to varying degrees of fluency and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
Street signs and a doormat posted outside former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office refer to him as “Sheriff Joe.” He hasn’t held the position in six years, but he still sometimes slips into the present tense. “I am the sheriff for this county,” Arpaio said in an October interview, before switching back to speaking […]