Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large and Deputy Editor at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah. A regular on Grit Daily Live!'s event circuit, you can catch her interviewing global shapers at Grit Daily's Park City Summit each year.

Could a Clueless Film Reboot Compare to the Original? Ugh, As If!

We’re kinda buggin’ over this news. Rumors began swirling this week that a Clueless reboot is going to be coming into fruition in 2019. The classic film stars Alicia Silverstone and Brittany Murphy (may she rest in peace) and if it isn’t on your list of your top movies of all time, it should be. The story is a modern take on the classic Jane Austen novel, Emma. Marquita Robinson has allegedly been commissioned by Paramount to write the script for the film. The Clueless reboot would begin...

Trump Is Trying To Define Gender, So Here’s How To Be A Better Ally

Yes. It’s 2018 and we’re really publishing this article. The New York Times revealed this week that the Trump Administration is focusing on creating a legal definition of gender according to a binary standard. The move aims to erase rights for transgender and nonbinary Americans. Under the efforts, basic civil rights—such as access to healthcare and equal opportunity—would not exist for anyone not falling into heteronormative identities. This move would reverse laws set in place by Barack...

Florida’s Red Tide Isn’t Going Anywhere

The last year has been hard for the Florida coast. Between deadly hurricanes and the red tide, a rare algae deadly to marine life and harmful to everything else, Florida has had a pretty rough year. The red tide continues to kill marine life in the waters that it’s currently occupying up and down the west coast of Florida. Experts say that the tide is supposed to dissipate over time, but as the toxic algae migrates north to Cocoa Beach and west into the Keys, locals are worried that the...

Athletes Honor Lauren McCluskey, University of Utah Student Murdered on Campus

In the days following a campus-wide lockdown after a student athlete was kidnapped, shot and killed, members of the local community are flooding in to offer support and honor to the victim. Students around the country as well as professional athletes are among those honoring the life of Lauren McCluskey. McCluskey was a 21-year old student and star athlete.  She was found dead in the back of a car on the University of Utah campus Monday night. The University of Utah sent out an emergency text...

Wearing Hubble Contacts Right Now? You’ll Want To Read This…

Bad news, contact lens wearers—the hot new (cheap) service Hubble has one pretty big catch. If you’ve been on social media at all in the last year or two, odds are you’ve come across an ad for Hubble Contacts. Hubble is an automated subscription service that delivers contact lenses to your doorstep every month for about $30. Most delivery contact lens companies can’t sell contacts for such a low price, so consumers are rife with questions about what catch (if any) there might be. How is it...

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