Morgan Krakow

Washington, D.C.

Staff writer on the General Assignment desk

Education: University of Oregon, B.A. in journalism 2019

Morgan Krakow was a Washington Post intern. She left The Post in August 2019.
Latest from Morgan Krakow

A teen activist refused to take a gas-guzzling plane to a U.N. summit. She just arrived by boat to cheers.

Greta Thunberg refused to fly across the Atlantic to attend United Nations climate summits.

August 28, 2019

A professor called Bret Stephens a ‘bedbug.’ The New York Times columnist complained to the professor’s boss.

“He not only thinks I should be ashamed of what I wrote, he thinks that I should also get in trouble for it,” said David Karpf, a professor at George Washington University. “That’s an abuse of his power.”

August 27, 2019

Remnants of a supernova were found in Antarctic snow. The space dust could be 20 million years old.

Sometime in the past 20 years, space dust from a now-dead, exploded star settled into the snow in Antarctica.

August 27, 2019

Photos of the Thai consort shooting a rifle and flying a jet may have crashed a royal website

An official Thai website went down after it posted the photos Monday.

August 27, 2019

200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation was offered a seat in Congress. It just announced its chosen delegate.

The same treaty that led to the Trail of Tears also provided the Cherokee with a delegate seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

August 26, 2019

A tourist infected with measles visited Disneyland and other Southern California hot spots in mid-August

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world.

August 24, 2019

Endangered panthers are stumbling as though they’ve been poisoned and scientists don’t know why

Researchers are asking the public for help in identifying a condition that has left endangered panthers in Florida with neurological damage.

August 21, 2019

Her GOP group endorsed Trump, so she resigned. She wouldn’t be able to ‘look her children in the eye.'

Jennifer Horn resigned from the Log Cabin Republicans national board after the group announced its endorsement of President Trump.

August 20, 2019

Cyanide from a steel plant trickled into Lake Michigan for days before the public was notified

Thousands of fish have died over the past week, since a failure at a steel plant caused cyanide and ammonia to leak into a river that feeds Lake Michigan.

August 19, 2019