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By Sara Radin “I don’t think I ever completely wanted to die,” Saniya, a student at Drexel University, shares while looking directly into a camera. “I think I wanted to escape.” Saniya is one of several young people at the center of Each and Every Day, a new film from MTV Documentary Films by acclaimed filmmaker Alexandra Shiva that explores the different experiences of s..Read More
Former Vice President Joe Biden won the Democratic presidential primary in Ohio with 72.4 percent of the vote on Tuesday (April 28). Senator Bernie Sanders still managed to garner 16.6 percent of the vote, despite having suspended his campaign on April 8. President Donald Trump won the Republican presidential primary, as expected. Of the state's 153 delegates, 136 were up for ..Read More
Though stay-at-home orders meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus have varied from state to state, they’re nearly unanimously popular: According to a recent CBS News poll, 70 percent of respondents mentioned the United States’ top priority should be staying house any time possible to mitigate the pandemic, and 76 percent of respondents believe such mandates are efficien..Read More
because the novel coronavirus spreads across the nation, unemployment numbers are at record highs and people have been struggling to pay for generic necessities like rent groceries — say and not to mention the monthly cost of student cash advances. Millions of borrowers In America owe nearly $1.6 trillion in student cash advance debt, and experts predict that debt might reach $2 tri..Read More
The New York State Board of Elections has cited a law removing former candidates from a upcoming ballot; as a result, the state's Democratic presidential primary election has been canceled. As the New York Times reported, the decision came down on Monday (April 27), one day before the primary was originally slated to take place. All areas with down-ballot elections, like for Congres..Read More
Students across the United States have been instructed to leave their campuses, move out of their dormitories, and start taking classes online as their institutions try to integrate social distancing suggestions to fight the threat of the novel coronavirus. That has put the last of the spring 2020 semester in a lurch, and students understandably feel displaced and lost because the COV..Read More
Advocates have been working to get kids out of the juvenile justice system for years, and their fight has only been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, given that detention facilities are particularly weak prone to the spread of the coronavirus. And new numbers are an encouraging sign for the continued fight ahead. The Annie E. Casey Foundation and Pretrial Justice Institute and..Read More
Young folks are down to be tracked if they test positive for COVID-19. According to a new poll from The Economist/YouGov, 47 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 mentioned they would install an app on their phone that would let them to anonymously alert people who have been near them if they had tested positive for COVID-19, and would let them to be alerted if they had been close to ..Read More
you have got to not drink bleach or isopropyl liquor, or huff cleaning products or ingest any other sort of poisonous cleaning chemicals, no matter what the president says. Nevertheless don't just take our word for it; the makers of Lysol and Dettol, two leading disinfectant products, agree. "As a world leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumsta..Read More
In weeks after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus In America, millions of people have lost their jobs, had their hours cut, and felt the heavy impact a pandemic can have on their economic freedom — and LGBTQ+ Residents of the U.S. Are among those who are feeling the economic effects strongest, according to new studies from PSB Statistics and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation..Read More
As doctors, nurses, and other health care workers risk their lives to save the thousands of people with severe COVID-19 indications, they're often made to do so with subpar or makeshift personalized protective tools (PPE), grueling shifts, plus a rapidly depleting store of needed medication. Several have shifted their living situations to minimize the risk of their loved ones becomi..Read More
because the United States fights the novel coronavirus pandemic, students around the nation have been forced to balance surviving a world crisis and navigating a global in which remote learning raises more questions than answers. Several have been forced to vacate the college campuses they called house, and could right now be juggling coursework with family member responsibilities, ..Read More