Jul 17, 2019 1:02 pm MDTAmazon Prime Day success: Do boycotts of tech companies work, or does convenience win out? Amazon's big sales event, Prime Day, was filled with workers protesting wages, working conditions and climate change. Although there were calls to boycott the company on Prime Day, early predictions show record-breaking sales.
Sofia Jeremias is originally from Sonoma, California. She completed her master’s from the Columbia Journalism School in 2019 and graduated from Saint Mary’s College with a BA in Art History in 2017. She was the Editor-in-Chief of her campus newspaper, The Collegian, and previously interned with Sierra Magazine. She loves reading Russian novels and government reports.
Jul 3, 2019 4:47 pm MDTShould tanks be part of Independence Day? Why critics are wary of President Trump's July 4 event President Donald Trump has brought tanks into Washington, D.C., for Fourth of July celebrations. The decision angered many, brought comparisons to Russia and North Korea, and raised concerns over damage caused by the heavy vehicles on the streets.
Jun 27, 2019 11:00 am MDTSens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren propose criminal justice reforms: Will they make a difference? Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren both outlined bold new reforms to address problems with the United States' criminal justice system. Why has the problem come to the forefront, and are the candidates plans realistic?
Jun 20, 2019 10:20 pm MDTWhy Boeing is still struggling to gain public trust Boeing's CFO said the company was open to changing the name of the 737MAX, the airplane that made news for two fatal crashes. This was just one of many missteps the company has made as it tries to regain the trust of regulators and customers.
Jun 18, 2019 10:00 pm MDTThe internet is angry about Harvard not accepting Parkland student Kyle Kashuv. Here’s why. Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting, had his admissions to Harvard rescinded after racist messages surfaced. A fierce debate about whether the teenager deserves forgiveness was sparked by his Twitter announcement.