Sarah Schweinsberg

Sarah is a news and feature reporter for WORLD Radio and WORLD Watch. She is a World Journalism Institute and Northwestern College graduate. Sarah resides with her husband, Zach, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Follow her on Twitter @SarahSchweins.

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Texas says, 'Come and take it,' to feds over transgender directive

by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 5/31/16, 05:15 pm

The federal government and Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are locked in a game of chicken.

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New York judge considers giving chimps human rights

Human Rights
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 5/30/15, 12:00 pm

Two chimpanzees are trying to escape the Concrete Jungle.

The Nonhuman Rights Project filed a lawsuit on behalf of the two chimpanzees being kept  for research purposes at Stony Brook University on Long Island. The NhRP is fighting for the chimps to be granted personhood under New York state law and wants the chimps removed from the university to a sanctuary in Florida.

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Botanists bemoan loss of university plant-degree programs

Higher Education
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 5/30/15, 09:00 am

College students across the country are increasingly shying away from studying botany. Since 1988, the National Science Foundation reports the number of research universities offering botany degrees has decreased by half.

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