Devan Kaney, Newsy

Devan Kaney


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Devan:

The Evolution Of Video Games

Video games have influenced our culture and history since 1972. They have evolved from arcade games to consoles to online gaming and smartphones. → Read More

Younger Generations Are Leading The Movements For Change

Now more than ever, it seems young people are speaking out about issues they are passionate about and advocating for what they believe in. → Read More

The Number Of School Resource Officers Is Growing

With more resource officers being placed in schools across the country, the debate over what role they should play in education heats up. → Read More

Maternal Mortality Rates Are Higher In U.S. Than Many Other Countries

Despite being one of the most powerful countries in the world, the U.S. fares worse in pregnancy-related deaths than other developed countries. → Read More

People With Mental Illness Are More Likely To Encounter Police

A lack of police training combined with a lack of treatment for people with mental illness is resulting in more and more encounters gone wrong. → Read More

Millennials Have Their Own Style Of Parenting

Millennial parents use technology more than previous generations to help them raise their kids. → Read More

Victims Of Domestic Abuse Have A High Risk For PTSD

"The Day Ahead" is bringing light to the mental health issue of PTSD and how women who have suffered domestic violence can experience aftershocks. → Read More

The History of the Fight for Women's Reproductive Rights (VIDEO)

"The Day Ahead" is exploring the history of women's reproductive rights and all the changes since the 19th century. → Read More

Rihanna Is Creating A New Standard For The Beauty Industry

"The Day Ahead" is exploring the lack of inclusion within the cosmetic industry and how newcomer Rihanna is changing the game. → Read More

Pop Culture Is Changing How We Talk About Mental Health

Television, music and celebrities are starting conversations about mental health that can have life-changing effects. → Read More

#MeToo Movement: What About The Boys?

"The Day Ahead" explores the idea of toxic masculinity. With no movement in equal size to that of women, the boys are getting left behind. → Read More

How The Rainbow Flag Became A June Staple

"The Day Ahead" takes a look at how the signature rainbow pride flag originated and how bright colors were once used as covert communication. → Read More

Few Companies Are Equipped To Hire And Work With Autistic Employees

"The Day Ahead" looks into the demand for jobs in the autistic community, but few companies are equipped to hire and work with autistic employees. → Read More

Public Support For The Death Penalty Is On The Decline

"The Day Ahead" takes a deeper look into the controversy of the death penalty and how each state is uniquely handling capital punishment. → Read More

Technology Has The Power To Help People With Autism Cope

"The Day Ahead" looks at how technology can play a major role in the lives of adults with autism. → Read More

Single Fathers Are At Higher Risk For Health Concerns

"The Day Ahead" takes a look at the growing number of single fathers in the U.S. and the effect being a single parent has on their long-term health. → Read More

Soccer Is Main Focus at World Cup Despite Scandals Back Home (VIDEO)

"The Day Ahead" is taking a look at how a mutual love for soccer often makes World Cup fans forget about crises happening within the home countries. → Read More

The History Of Pride In America

"The Day Ahead" is going back to 1969 to take a look at how June's monthlong celebration of pride and the LGBTQ community got its start. → Read More

Rising Rent In America's Largest Cities Is Increasing Homelessness

"The Day Ahead" looks at the direct link between rising rent and housing shortages that in turn lead to homelessness across America's cities. → Read More

Pop Culture Is Influencing Women's Breast Cancer Decisions

There's an increase in women undergoing double mastectomies in hopes of preventing cancer — and the trend might be linked to Hollywood. → Read More