Gretchen Brown

Gretchen has reported on the criminal justice system in rural Minnesota and covered everything from politics to millennial truck drivers for Wisconsin Public Radio. She is passionate about public media as a public service. She’s also into music and really good coffee. Follow her on Twitter @gretch_brown.

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Why There’s No Such Thing as Overnight Success
You can't life hack your way to success (no matter what LinkedIn influencers say).
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Why One-Third of Online Daters Don’t Go the Distance
Proximity has always predicted relationships. Online dating hasn't changed that.
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Starting Your Last Year of College? Here’s What You Need to Know
You don’t have to get things exactly right. But don't tune out.
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Does the Perfect Dating Profile Exist?
It's hard to know what 'works' and what doesn't.
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Boring Internship? Here’s How to Make the Most of It.
First up: talk to your boss.
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These Are Your Rights at a Protest
You can't be punished for what you say, even if it's controversial.
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How to Avoid News Fatigue But Stay Politically Informed This Election Season
No matter what, don't tune out completely.
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Is My A/C Really That Bad for the Environment?
It's not great, but it's better than dying.
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Can I Turn Down a Job Offer I’ve Already Accepted?
Your dream job is calling. Will you be blacklisted if you answer?
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Is it Really Harder For White Men to Get Hired?
Claims of "reverse discrimination" are common. Does the data back them up?
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Do I Have Enough Money to Move out of my Parents’ House?
Here's what to think about before you pack your bags.
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A New Job is a Chance to Email Smarter. Here’s How.
You don't need inbox zero to feel organized.