Eden Metzger

Eden Metzger

Eden Metzger is a journalism intern with The Well News. She is also attending classes at George Mason University during the summer of 2022. An honors student and journalism major, Metzger just completed her sophomore year in college. While attending community college she was recognized for her writing skills and was published in Forum magazine. She plans to study abroad next year and apply to transfer to UC Berkeley in fall 2023.


Recent Work

July 22, 2022
by Eden Metzger
Struggles of Native American Women Come to the Fore at Seneca Falls Conference

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — When it comes to women’s rights in America, one of the often overlooked areas is the... Read More

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — When it comes to women’s rights in America, one of the often overlooked areas is the struggles of Native American women. At a recent commemoration of the 174th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention hosted by New York State Inspector General Lucy... Read More

July 22, 2022
by Eden Metzger
174 Years After Historic Convention, Women Still Feel Their Rights Are in Question

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — One hundred and seventy-four years after the first women's rights convention was held in this bucolic... Read More

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — One hundred and seventy-four years after the first women's rights convention was held in this bucolic hamlet in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, speakers gathered here to ponder their rights under a Constitution that suddenly seemed inhospitable to them.... Read More

July 19, 2022
by Eden Metzger
St. Louis Officials Advance Proposal to Help Women Travel Out of State for Abortions

ST. LOUIS — Lawmakers in Missouri’s most populous city have advanced a proposal to create a $1 million fund to... Read More

ST. LOUIS — Lawmakers in Missouri’s most populous city have advanced a proposal to create a $1 million fund to provide transportation to women who want to seek abortions in a neighboring state.  The bill approved by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen would use federal... Read More

July 18, 2022
by Eden Metzger
New York Bans Smoking From All Public Parks and Beaches

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed legislation that bans smoking from all of New York state's public beaches... Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed legislation that bans smoking from all of New York state's public beaches and parks.  "Smoking is a dangerous habit that affects not only the smoker but everyone around them, including families and children enjoying our state's great public... Read More

July 13, 2022
by Eden Metzger
Sky's the Limit on Offshore Wind, but Greater Competition Will Define How Sector Grows

EDINBURGH, Scotland – As nations around the world combat the climate crisis, corporations are increasingly embracing offshore wind as a... Read More

EDINBURGH, Scotland – As nations around the world combat the climate crisis, corporations are increasingly embracing offshore wind as a sustainable and profitable solution, a new analysis by Wood Mackenzie, the U.K.-based research firm, suggests. "Offshore wind resources in the United States are big enough to... Read More

July 7, 2022
by Eden Metzger
Biden Administration to Restore and Expand Title IX Protections

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration plans to reinstate Title IX regulations tossed by the Trump White House in 2020, restoring... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration plans to reinstate Title IX regulations tossed by the Trump White House in 2020, restoring crucial protections for students who have been victims of sexual assault, sexual harassement or sex-based discrimination. In an announcement coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Title... Read More

June 28, 2022
by Eden Metzger
In the Wake of Dobbs, Uncertainty Grows for Foster Care System

WASHINGTON — Among the questions now being asked in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v.... Read More

WASHINGTON — Among the questions now being asked in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning 50 years of abortion rights protections, is what the long-term impact will be on the nation’s adoption and foster care systems.... Read More

June 23, 2022
by Eden Metzger
FDA Says No to Juul Sales

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul Labs to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S.... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul Labs to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market, a move intended to curb a multibillion-dollar industry blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.  "Today's action is further progress on the FDA's... Read More

June 21, 2022
by Eden Metzger
Delaware Passes Assault Weapons Ban

DOVER, Del. — A ban on sales of AR-15 rifles and other assault style weapons passed the Delaware Senate last... Read More

DOVER, Del. — A ban on sales of AR-15 rifles and other assault style weapons passed the Delaware Senate last week, by a 13-8 vote, with every Republican in the chamber voting no on the measure and all but one Democrat voting yes. The bill will... Read More

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