Heather Stewart

Heather Stewart is a multimedia journalist studying at the University of Texas at Austin and reporting intern at the Daily Dot. She's an audio editor at The Drag, UT's award-winning podcast production house. She has previously been published in the Austin Chronicle.

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LGBTQ Christians are using Instagram to protest the ex-gay, ex-trans movement

Christians are divided on doctrine—and the stakes are high.

On Jan 21, 2023 by Heather Stewart

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‘Lies upon lies’: Car salesman says dealership ‘f*cked over’ customers, bred toxic work environment

'Finally an honest salesman.'

On Nov 4, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘You’re pathetic’: Taco Bell Karens place $200 order—and get mad about the cost

'My daddy owns this corporation, I swear to god.'

On Oct 20, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘Don’t get paid enough for this’: Papa John’s Karen demands refund, screams and throws things at employees

'Karen took that to the extreme.'

On Oct 19, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘You guys aren’t ready for this’: McDonald’s employee shares hack for ordering vanilla Coke

'What McDonald’s you in? Must be fancy.'

On Oct 13, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘No one wants to work anymore’: Wendy’s employee tells customer to ‘come back in 5 or 10 minutes’

'What happens when fast food workers get treated like sh*t.'

On Oct 11, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘It’s uninterrupted bliss’: Lawyer shows what his job’s like during a work-from-home day—with no meetings


On Oct 6, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘Too much work for little pay’: FedEx driver makes 192 stops in one day, sparking debate

'Y’all need to unionize to make that UPS money.'

On Oct 5, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘Not my manager lying in my write-up’: Worker’s HR meeting goes south as employer refuses to accept her 2 weeks’ notice

'My manager lied and said that scheduling her employees seven days in a row isn’t common.'

On Sep 30, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘The smell is just so nauseating’: GameStop employee says adult customer pooped in store on her first day

'It was not her child's diaper.'

On Sep 26, 2022 by Heather Stewart

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‘These damn pizzas are gonna be the death of us’: Mexican Pizza is back at Taco Bell

‘I literally sold 356 the first day!!!'

On Sep 20, 2022 by Heather Stewart