Lauren Zola

Lauren Zola

Lauren is a rising senior at UNC-CH and a reporting intern at The Well News this summer. She writes for her university’s student newspaper on local and state politics. Last summer, Lauren interned at a media organization called GrepBeat, where she reported on tech startups in North Carolina. In her free time, she loves to play tennis and read fiction novels. You can reach her at lauren@thewellnews.com or her LinkedIn.

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June 18, 2024
by Lauren Zola
Library of Congress Launches 'Collective Memories' Exhibit

WASHINGTON — The nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, the Library of Congress, opened a new exhibition last week featuring rare... Read More

WASHINGTON — The nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, the Library of Congress, opened a new exhibition last week featuring rare artifacts from its voluminous trove of largely unseen national treasures. The exhibition comprises an extensive collection of images, diaries, voice recordings, manuscripts, photographs, art, books and... Read More

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his administration will offer potential citizenship to any  immigrant without legal status... Read More

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WASHINGTON — A Senate panel strategized Tuesday during a hearing on ways to stimulate transit-oriented development with government funding. Transit-oriented... Read More

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel strategized Tuesday during a hearing on ways to stimulate transit-oriented development with government funding. Transit-oriented development refers to urban planning that integrates high-density residential, commercial and recreational spaces within walking distance of public transit hubs.... Read More

Vermont Legislature Overrides Governor, Passing Overdose Prevention, Renewable Energy, Tax Measures

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature on Monday overturned a number of the Republican governor's vetoes, passing measures to prevent drug overdoses,... Read More

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature on Monday overturned a number of the Republican governor's vetoes, passing measures to prevent drug overdoses, restrict a pesticide that's toxic to bees and to require state utilities to source all renewable energy by 2035. But... Read More

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NEW YORK (AP) — Janille Williams wants to buy a house someday — but first, he has to pay down... Read More

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Record-Breaking US Heat Wave Scorches Midwest as New York Activates the National Guard

Extreme heat alerts affected tens of millions of people in the United States on Tuesday as cities including Chicago broke... Read More

Extreme heat alerts affected tens of millions of people in the United States on Tuesday as cities including Chicago broke records at the start of a week of sweltering weather. Midwestern states started to bake Monday in what the National Weather Service called... Read More

Oversight Hearing on Illegal E-Cigarettes Highlights Dire Need for Reform of the FDA

The Senate deserves credit for holding a recent hearing that underscored the failure of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for... Read More

The Senate deserves credit for holding a recent hearing that underscored the failure of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products to provide clear and fair regulatory pathways for smoke-free tobacco products that provide Americans with less harmful alternatives... Read More

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