Sarah Ashley


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.

December 9, 2022

Fate of Historic Chicago Buildings Up for Debate

The Century and Consumers buildings reflect Chicago’s standing as a global leader in architectural innovation, but they may be a threat to a nearby courthouse. 

December 6, 2022

Illinois Teachers and Staff Sue Gov., School Boards, Agencies Over COVID Vaccine Requirement

The federal lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of Illinois on Sept. 20, says the plaintiffs declined COVID-19 vaccination “due to their sincerely held religious beliefs.”

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.