Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado

Music and youth culture writer

Bylines in the Guardian, VICE, The Atlantic, The Debrief and others on youth culture, mental health, social justice, drugs, and tech.

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The Guardian

'I'm a rabbit girl': the woman accused of hoarding bunnies in Brooklyn

I wrote about a woman convicted of animal cruelty for keeping rabbits in an abandoned lot in New York.

Dog article
The Guardian

Science confirms: dogs understand us. But do we get them too?

Op-ed I wrote for the Guardian about a study that found dogs can understand what human are saying.

Zoella article
The Guardian

Can you treat anxiety with YouTube videos?

With access to mental health treatment under increasing strain, I asked experts to weigh up the benefits of using the video platform to find relief from anxiety disorders.

Jessa article
The Guardian

'My belly is there, I'm still strong': Jessamyn Stanley on body-positive yoga

I interviewed the celebrity yoga teacher for the Guardian about body positivism and Instagram.

Tattoo article
The Guardian

Are tattoo artists right to refuse to adorn necks and hands?

I asked tattoo artists whether they're happy to tattoo clients' hands.

Kith article
The Guardian

Cereal out of a shoebox: New York's latest food trend

I went to the opening of New York's first cereal cafe for the Guardian.

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The Guardian

What's in your shampoo?

An interactive I produced for the Guardian explaining what the long chemical names on your shampoo bottle label really mean.

Climate change article
The Guardian

Hip-hop takes on climate change: artists drive the beat for environmental justice

I interviewed environment activists for the Guardian about how they're using hip hop to spread the message that urban communities and people of color are most afflicted by climate change.

The Guardian

Sex offenders registry may put man back in prison for offence committed as child

Aged 12, Josh Gravens committed a sex-related felony. Charged with failing to update his register details, he now, aged 28, faces a possible 25 years to life in jail.

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The Guardian

Could smart guns make armed police safer and more accountable?

After a number of high-profile US incidents with police guns, technology companies are experimenting with innovative ways to make firearms safer.

The Guardian

Can I successfully learn a language online?

Technology has changed the way people learn and access education, particularly languages. But can you successfully master a language only using online tools?

The Guardian

Leave our kids alone: parents of free-range children bemoan 'land of snitches'

A finding of ‘unsubstantiated’ neglect by Maryland parents for letting their children walk outside unsupervised shines a harsh light on vague laws intended to safeguard kids – but which end up resulting in unintended consequences.

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The Guardian

Dancing in the dark: celebrating New York's Giuliani-era clubbing

A new compilation pays tribute to an Italian restaurant’s secret dance club on the Lower East Side that defied the Giuliani-era’s crack down on clubbing.

The Guardian

What real lawyers think about Breaking Bad – and why it should be taught in class

A new collection of essays for the New Mexico Law Review makes an argument for Breaking Bad to be required study material in law schools. Here’s why it makes sense.

The Guardian

Nepal earthquake death toll expected to rise sharply

Aftershocks hinder rescue efforts in the Himalayan nation as death toll passes 3,800 after a devastating 7.8 magnitude quake near Kathmandu.