A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Emily graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 with a B.A. in English and French and studied literature at the University of Cambridge, England as a Thouron Summer Prize fellow. After graduation, she moved to France to teach English to middle school students before returning to journalism. Emily has written for the East Bay Times, the Daily Pennsylvanian, the Flathead Beacon and the San Francisco Business Times.
Jun 18, 2019 10:00 pm MDTShould the U.S. give cash payments to the descendants of slaves to atone for slavery? Here's what experts are arguing Presidential candidates and academics have been debating the pros and cons of a reparations policy. But no two people have the same definition of the word "reparations." What does that mean for our country?
Jun 5, 2019 10:00 pm MDTHow visiting Normandy, France, redefined patriotism for me — a millennial The guide said that the French will never forget what the Americans did for them on D-Day. At her words, a strong and bizarre feeling bubbled up in my chest, similar to the feeling that you get when you’re about to cry, but slightly different.
May 11, 2019 6:30 pm MDTDeseret News' 'Generation Vexed' series on teen anxiety wins Mental Health America Media Award, two public service awards The Deseret News' "Generation Vexed" series was one of six projects across the U.S. to receive the award, which recognizes projects that educate the public about mental illness and break down stigmas surrounding it.
May 9, 2019 8:18 pm MDT4 things you should know about the battle over abortion rights in Alabama, Georgia, Utah and other states The Supreme Court's conservative majority has sparked renewed debate over abortion, with left-leaning states seeking to expand abortion rights and right-leaning states working to roll them back.
May 8, 2019 10:00 pm MDTShrouded in secrecy: A beloved Utah mother and grandmother died after having liposuction. Why do so few people know? A mother of five and grandmother of 20 went to a family physician for liposuction. The next morning, she was dead. Does this tragedy call for a closer look at the ever-widening pool of providers who offer cosmetic surgery?
Apr 15, 2019 8:18 pm MDT#PrayForParis. #NotreDame. Why do Americans mourn some international tragedies and ignore others? Why, when I hear stories, or see photos on my Facebook feed, of Aleppo in ruins, do I not feel that same rush of self-identification, of personal loss, that I felt when I saw Notre Dame in flames?