More Americans in need of government assistance as food insecurity rises (UPDATED)

By: Kelsey Carolan While trying to keep her growing son fed when schools closed their doors in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Michelle Bashore admitted, it was hard to keep a positive attitude despite still receiving government assistance for food. Bashore, who lives in Urbana, Ohio, said in a phone interview that she receivedContinue reading “More Americans in need of government assistance as food insecurity rises (UPDATED)”

More Americans in need of government assistance as food insecurity rises

By: Kelsey Carolan While trying to keep her growing son fed when schools closed their doors in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Michelle Bashore admitted it was hard to keep a positive attitude despite still receiving government assistance for food. Bashore, residing in Urbana, Ohio, said in a phone interview that she received aboutContinue reading “More Americans in need of government assistance as food insecurity rises”

Republicans see untapped potential in northeast Philadelphia, promoting pro-law enforcement message

By: Kelsey Carolan Just a few weeks ago, Trump advisor Rudy Guiliani spoke to a group of Trump supporters in a packed campaign office in northeast Philadelphia — a section of the city that used to be reliably blue.  Pennsylvania is a battleground state, and with Philadelphia comprising over 1.1 million registered voters, candidates lookContinue reading “Republicans see untapped potential in northeast Philadelphia, promoting pro-law enforcement message”

D.C. public school community shares concerns about problems with the virtual learning environment (UPDATED)

By: Kelsey Carolan D.C. public and charter school students began their school years like never before — at home. With students frustrated by technological challenges and staring at their screens all day, students, parents and educators said that changes to online learning are needed if it continues indefinitely. On Friday, the D.C. City Council heldContinue reading “D.C. public school community shares concerns about problems with the virtual learning environment (UPDATED)”

D.C. Public School parents struggle to find ways to pick up free meals (Update)

By: Kelsey Carolan During the first week of D.C. public schools beginning virtual classes, Sary Vaquero wondered how she would walk a roundtrip of 10 blocks each day, while recovering from gallbladder surgery, to pick up free meals for her three children. Vaquero receives approximately $700 in SNAP benefits, or commonly known as food stamps,Continue reading “D.C. Public School parents struggle to find ways to pick up free meals (Update)”

AU College Republicans president concerned about increasing political polarization

For senior Katy Selinger, being a Republican at American University isn’t a big deal despite it being a known liberal campus — but out in the real world, she may face a different reality. During the age of President Trump and increasing polarization between Democrats and Republicans in Congress, Selinger is concerned that political leadersContinue reading “AU College Republicans president concerned about increasing political polarization”

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