New Tensions in the Middle East

New Tensions in the Middle East

Posted on May 17, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web gives an update on the recurring tensions between the United States and Iran over the nuclear weapons deal originally negotiated by Barack Obama. In 2018, President Trump pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a nuclear deal that the United States and other […]

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Posted on May 10, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides a report about the Trump administration’s suggestion to charge asylum seekers a fee for immigrating into the country. Last week, Trump followed up with a presidential memo suggesting several changes to the current immigration policy. These changes are aimed specifically at potential asylum seekers and […]

Barr Under Fire

Barr Under Fire

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides another update on the Mueller Report release and takes a closer look at Attorney General Barr’s summary of the report For most of Donald Trump’s presidency, he has been under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller for his knowledge of Russian tampering in the 2016 […]

Villages of Reconciliation

Villages of Reconciliation

Posted on Apr 26, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines efforts in Rwanda to promote reconciliation from a tragic past event. A quarter-century ago, the country of Rwanda was torn apart by a bitter and brutal civil war that claimed countless lives. All of these years later, survivors still cope with devastating physical and emotional […]

Colleges Face New Challenges Over Race for Admissions

Colleges Face New Challenges Over Race for Admissions

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web looks at a problem that Texas Tech University is facing regarding the use of race in admission decisions. Few issues are as hotly-debated in the world of higher education admissions as the role of student applicants’ race. Supporters of using a student’s race as a determining […]

Every Person, Counted

Every Person, Counted

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides information on the upcoming 2022 Census Report data gathering. The 2020 census is coming up. Excited? You should be. According to the Constitution, the federal government must count up how many people are living in the U.S. once every decade. That information is then used […]

Mueller Submits Long-Awaited Report

Mueller Submits Long-Awaited Report

Posted on Apr 2, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the completion of the Mueller Report. For nearly his entire presidency, Donald Trump has been under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller regarding his knowledge of Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election. On Friday, March 22, 2019, Mueller finally completed his report. Two days […]

Students Strike for Change

Students Strike for Change

Posted on Mar 29, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the recent student-led strike for climate change that occurred across the world. On March 15, tens of thousands of students across the globe walked out on their classes to stage demonstrations demanding governmental action on climate change. Here, Election Central takes a look at how […]

Brexit Update: Should Britain Stay or Should It Go?

Brexit Update: Should Britain Stay or Should It Go?

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides you with an update on the looming problem of the Brexit deadline at the end of this month. Almost three years ago, in a move that shocked the world, the British people voted to break from the rest of the European Union (EU). Nicknamed “Brexit,” […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

Each March 17th, people of all cultures all over the world come together to celebrate Irish culture. We wear green, go to parades, attend church services, and eat corned beef & cabbage (and sometimes slurp down a “shamrock” shake, if you like green-colored milk). But how much do you really know about origins of the […]