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Nikhita Venugopal

Reporter/Producer @nkvenugopal nvenugopal@dnainfo.com

Nikhita Venugopal is a Reporter/Producer covering Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens.

Nikhita joined DNAinfo.com New York after she moved to the city from Bangalore, India, to attend Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

In the past, she’s written about music therapy for children with autism, the impact of cyber-bullying on New York City students and an Indian university who attempted to ban Muslim women from wearing burqas.

After spending the summer as an intern at DNAinfo.com New York, she moved to Washington D.C., to work at Education Week, a newspaper that covers national education news.

Nikhita’s work has appeared in The Atlantic online, Education Week and MetroFocus, among others.

Fun Fact: Nikhita was officially named at a pub in Fort William, Scotland, when she was just a few weeks old. Her grandfather took her to the pub’s stage and announced it to everyone.

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November 28, 2016

The staff at P.S. 15 works to expose students to creative thinking in every area of study. 

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November 25, 2016

Everything you need to know to get the most out of the Black Friday deals in your neighborhood.

Borough Park & Midwood »

November 23, 2016

There's a variety of volunteering opportunities for New Yorkers who want to help those in need.

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November 21, 2016

The white population is up an estimated 320 percent since 2000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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November 16, 2016

Regular Visitors, at Smith and Bergen streets, opened mid-November.

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November 15, 2016

Councilman Brad Lander and others refused to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance in September.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

November 14, 2016

Tensions over Donald Trump's victory caused the dispute at Bar Tabac, a manager on duty said.

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November 14, 2016

Local advocates have spent years pushing for the system's operation at the cruise terminal.