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Luke Wrin Piper
Luke Wrin Piper is a reporting intern at The Oaklandside, coming from the student staff of The Citizen newspaper at Laney College, where he has been covering the Peralta Community College District throughout the pandemic. He began his journalistic turn as a sports writer before branching into faculty and union coverage, photojournalism, and local government spending. He is a member of the Pacific Media Workers Guild and was formerly an engagement intern at On Spec Podcast, an international podcast based in Istanbul. His writing and photography have earned recognition from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges.