Cody LaGrow, Newsy

Cody LaGrow


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Cody:

In Real Life: We Say Gay

This year, Florida passed the Parental Rights In Education bill, also known as the "Don't Say Gay" law. → Read More

In Real Life: #SaveTheBees

Meet the people — from TikTok stars to scientists — trying to save the bees. → Read More

In Real Life: HIV In The Deep South

Southern states account for 51% of new HIV cases in the nation. Mississippi is breaking down barriers and stigmas in an effort to reduce transmission. → Read More

In Real Life: Grandpa's (TikTok) House (VIDEO)

Content creation houses aren't always about the flash, cash and choreo. They can also be about family and authenticity. → Read More

Clubhouse Creates Communities Around Conversation Topics

For those who haven't been lucky enough to be invited inside, Newsy's Cody LaGrow explains what Clubhouse is like and talks to a moderator. → Read More

Inaugural Performers Tend To Pack A Political Message

From Lady Gaga to Ricky Martin, singers can be a symbol of change to come to America. → Read More

Rethinking Public Health Funding When A Pandemic Is Our Biggest Threat

Newsy's Datalogue series explores bolstering public health systems with larger budgets to arm the country with stronger pandemic preparedness. → Read More

Yes To The Bless: Year One As A Millennial Nun

Emily Persicketti is in her twenties, had a career as a pediatric nurse and decided to leave it all to enter religious life. → Read More

Many Millennials 'Can't Even' Find Their Footing In Adulthood

In her new book, Anne Helen Petersen explores why Millennials are barraged with work, still broke and 'Can't Even' with Boomers. → Read More

'Addiction Wants Us To Be Alone': Finding Recovery In Isolation

The Addiction Policy Forum is bringing solutions to substance use disorder out of the shadows and putting support groups into cyberspace. → Read More

Quarantine Comedy Puts The 'Social' In Social Distance

A Newsy/Ipsos survey revealed we're lonelier and finding community in virtual hangouts — which means the comedy club is open ... online. → Read More

In Quarantine, Social Media Is The Only Stage In Town

Data shows people are more inclined to scroll through and post on social media during the pandemic. More eyes on more content means more opportunity. → Read More

HIV In The Deep South: The Fix

From community clinics to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, a force is required to find solutions to the South's HIV epidemic. → Read More

HIV In The Deep South: The Doctors

The time between HIV infection and diagnosis is critical. For doctors, the challenge is reaching and retaining patients. → Read More

HIV In The Deep South: The Overlooked

Black women in the South are disproportionately impacted by HIV. When Jackie Wilson found out she was positive, she moved to get access to care. → Read More

HIV In The Deep South: The Big Problem

Black men who have sex with men are most at risk to contract HIV in the South. Obie McNair is working to prevent that. → Read More

HIV In The Deep South: The Stigma

Discussing HIV is considered taboo in Mississippi. But Deja Abdul-Haqq thinks talking about sexual health can be the best foreplay. → Read More

Astrophysicist Wants To See More Girls Studying STEM

Michelle Larson, president and CEO of the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, teaches girls they already have the tools to be successful in science. → Read More

'Not A Catholic Problem': A Survivor Of Sex Abuse Speaks Out

Mike Hoffman was abused by a Catholic priest when he was a boy. His story is one of resilience — and using the Catholic Church to aid in his recovery. → Read More

The Bottom Line: Should You Trust The 'Sale' Sign?

Consumer Reports editor Margot Gilman explains how some retailers are manipulating consumers with "sale" signs. → Read More