About Corinne @cesegal
Corinne is the Senior Multimedia Web Editor for NewsHour Weekend. She serves on the advisory board for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.
Corinne’s Recent Stories
Education Jun 18How a 9th-grader’s letter to Gwen Ifill inspired an entire school
This April, Gwen Ifill received a letter that began: “Dear Ms. Ifill, I hope you remember me, but if you do not, my name is Sophie Sabin.” That letter became a catalyst to an inspirational moment for hundreds of middle school…
Arts Jun 11The accidental history of pride anthems
Walk into any LGBTQ pride event during the month of June, and you’ll probably end up dancing to Diana Ross’ 1980 iconic release “I’m Coming Out.” But Ross herself did not intend it that way.
Nation Jun 09What hormone therapy means for transgender people
How do hormones affect the appearance of gender? Many transgender people find themselves facing questions from others about what it means to transition. A new video from the American Chemical Society (ACS) explains the role that estrogen and testosterone can…
Arts Jun 08Women lead victories in 2015 Tony Awards
The 69th annual Tony Awards brought recognition to fresh subjects and accomplished women in the industry. In “Fun Home,” Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir was brought to life on stage, introducing audiences to a young lesbian growing up in…
Nation Jun 058 things you didn’t know about doughnuts
June 5 marks one of America's sweetest holidays: National Doughnut Day. The day, which was created in 1938, commemorates the volunteers who brought doughnuts to soldiers on the front lines of World War I. We dove into the doughnut's origins, its surprising role in…
Nation Jun 01Twitter reacts to Caitlyn Jenner’s debut
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, made her debut online today with a new Twitter account alongside the release of Vanity Fair’s July cover, featuring a portrait by Annie Leibovitz.
Nation May 26Want to work out smarter? Trick your brain with music
What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now music streaming apps, the answer is in your brain.
Nation May 228 things you didn’t know about Pac-Man
Today marks 35 years since Pac-Man debuted at a movie theater in the Shibuya area of Tokyo. Since then, the game has become one of the most popular of all time, producing more than eight other versions, a television series and…
Nation May 20Spotify’s new platform to include video and podcasts
Spotify announced a new platform that expands its music offering to include video, podcasts and interactive features at an event in New York today. New video offerings will include clips from partners like Comedy Central, VICE News and The Nerdist.
Poetry May 11Poet Wo Chan uses words to fight oppression
“Poetry is this great tool of disruption for monolithic power,” says poet Wo Chan. “Language is what we see the world through [and] poetry gets right to the core of it.”…