Brittany Britto Higher Education Reporter
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Brittany Britto covers higher education at the Houston Chronicle. Previously, she was a general assignment features blogger and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where she wrote about arts, entertainment, local notables, and culture. She has been recognized for her cultural coverage by the Society for Features Journalism. In 2018, she was named a Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellow for the national features organization and won four awards – a tie for the most won in one year in recent SFJ history -- for her diverse portfolio and noteworthy features on Baltimore’s distinct culture. Brittany is a two-time graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, with a master’s in multiplatform journalism and a bachelor’s in English.

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143 Articles
10 months ago
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Instagram v. Reality: This Houston influencer helps discern between bodies sculpted in the gym an...

The growing transparency about how we achieve our physical appearances can be a step...

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11 months ago
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Montrose Grace Place provides haven for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness

Every Monday and Thursday night, Montrose Grace Place opens its doors — providing food...

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11 months ago
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You’re living history. Preserve it: Here’s a how-to on archiving your family history

What started as a shoebox in middle school has evolved into two large plastic bins full...

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11 months ago
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Houston Public Library works to make African American history, archives more accessible

The African American Library at the Gregory School in Fourth Ward is home to the first...

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12 months ago
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Houston doctors help Mississippi boy’s heart triple in size — just like the Grinch

While many children pine over Santa Claus, nine-year-old Kingston Murriel’s favorite...

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12 months ago
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Trump's appearance at Houston event delayed by stormy weather

Trump's appearance at Houston event delayed by stormy weather

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12 months ago
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‘I love this country’ — Trump addresses faithful in Houston, derides Biden as soft on China, Russia

Former President Donald Trump held a public Q&A in Houston on Saturday with former...

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12 months ago
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Santa shortage? COVID spurs high demand, swamped schedules for Houston's shrinking slate of Santas

Despite the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, this holiday season has been a busy one for many...

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about 1 year ago
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New Orleans museum exhibit teaches about Texas food, from Whataburger to Blue Bell and Big Red

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum’s updated exhibit pays homage to the Lone Star...

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about 1 year ago
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Whataburger launches $500,000 scholarship program for college students

One of Texas’ favorite burger chains is giving back to what might be one of its biggest...

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about 1 year ago
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Whataburger launches $500,000 scholarship program for college students

One of Texas’ favorite burger chains is giving back to what might be one of its biggest...

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about 1 year ago
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Native American medicine woman passes on the craft of Indigenous healing

A Leander Native American medicine woman has made it her mission to pass down traditional...

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