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Social Media and the 2020 Election
Sep 17, 2020

Social Media and the 2020 Election

The most recent story on Election Central sees how social media companies are pledging to label their content to help the public stay informed on correct election information. More and more Americans getting their news from social media rather than from traditional news outlets. Companies such as Twitter and Facebook must now take increased responsibility […]

Finding Your Way(band)
Sep 16, 2020

Finding Your Way(band)

Running a marathon is extremely difficult, even under the best of circumstances. But runners with disabilities may face a whole host of additional challenges. Here, btw takes a look at the unique story of a runner named Simon Wheatcroft, and how new technology helped make it possible for him to run the New York City […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Sep 15, 2020

Stuff YOU Should Know

Will Halloween Be Cancelled? It may be only September, but in many stores across the country, Halloween candy is already appearing on grocery store shelves. No one knows what Halloween might look like during this pandemic. Local communities and parents will decide if Halloween festivities will be allowed to take place. The Los Angeles County […]

The Debate Over Voter Registration
Sep 14, 2020

The Debate Over Voter Registration

The most recent story on Election Central looks at the pros and cons that some people have about voter registration. There are only eight weeks to go until the 2020 general election! One of the key things that voters must do before an election is make sure they are registered to vote. Every state except […]

Examining Freedom Schools
Sep 12, 2020

Examining Freedom Schools

Have you ever heard of the “summer slide”? This is the term that teachers and educational experts use to describe student’s knowledge loss that can happen over the summer months when they’re not in school. This is especially true this year, when the coronavirus pandemic kept children out of school for much longer than the […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Sep 11, 2020

Stuff YOU Should Know

Fake-ation? The COVID-19 crisis has caused many people to have to cancel some of their favorite summer activities, such as playing and attending sports events, swimming in a pool or beach, visiting family, or going on a summer vacation. Of course, this has also had a significant economic impact on the travel industry, affecting everything […]

2020 Republican National Convention
Sep 4, 2020

2020 Republican National Convention

The most recent story on Election Central examines the 2020 Republican National Convention. In August, Election Central summarized the Democratic National Convention. Last week, it was the Republicans’ turn in the spotlight. The Republican National Convention was held in Charlotte, North Carolina, from August 24 to 27. For four days, a long and wide-ranging list […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Sep 3, 2020

Stuff YOU Should Know

Deadly Hurricane in Louisiana At least fourteen people are dead in Louisiana after Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm, made landfall last Thursday afternoon. Usually, hurricanes weaken as they approach the shore. Laura was one of the rare storms to intensify as it made landfall. With dangerous storm surges and sustained winds of over 150 […]

CAREERS: Care Resource Coordinator
Sep 2, 2020

CAREERS: Care Resource Coordinator

You may have heard of contact tracers. These are health care professionals who help people infected with COVID-19 identify others they have interacted with who may be infected as well. This information can limit the spread of the disease. Have you heard about care resource coordinators? These workers are equally important for keeping communities safe […]

2020 Democratic National Convention
Aug 31, 2020

2020 Democratic National Convention

The most recent story on Election Central examines the 2020 Democratic National Convention. This year’s Democratic National Convention took place between August 17 through August 20. Because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the event happened almost entirely virtually. Here is a summary of the highlights of this event that takes the nation one step […]