Reporter

Sarah Ashley

Chicago

Sarah Ashley is a reporter for The Click and a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in PureWow, Culture Trip, and the satirical women’s magazine, Reductress. Sarah focuses much of her writing on pets and the human-animal bond. She is currently working towards her Master’s in American Journalism at NYU.

Vote Yes for Worker's Rights yard sign

November 18, 2022

Illinois Approves Collective Bargaining Measure

Illinois voters approved constitutional Amendment 1, codifying the right to collective bargaining and prohibiting right-to-work laws in the state constitution, with more than 50 percent of voters in favor, according to The Associated Press. Known informally as the Worker’s Rights Amendment (WRA), the measure guarantees Illinois laborers the right to organize themselves, negotiate contracts, and advocate for desired wages and benefits. It further codifies the right to collective bargaining and prohibits right-to-work laws in the state constitution.

November 16, 2022

Podcast: Troubling Trends in True Crime

The "true crime" genre continues to trend upwards in terms of production, consumption, and financial gain. But for journalists, is engaging with this genre ethical?

October 19, 2022

Comedians Can Be Journalists: The Case for Walter Masterson

While his aim is satire, Masterson gives his followers a front-row seat to events that illuminate the state of the U.S. today.

October 17, 2022

Do Dogs Love? This Author Thinks They Do

In “Wonderdog,” Jules Howard explores how dogs experience emotion, the role of playfulness in canine domestication, and why we can thank them for significant scientific discoveries.

photo of car mechanic

October 3, 2022

Chicago Dealership Paints Catalytic Converters Pink to Deter Thefts

A Chicago car dealership has found a colorful way to foil thieves.