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.
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?
Mar 28, 2019 5:02 pm MDTWhy Facebook and Instagram are banning white nationalism and white separatism, and why some think it's a problem While many civil rights groups have applauded Facebook’s decision to ban white nationalism and white separatism, others argue it's another instance of anti-conservative bias online.