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It comes as no surprise that today's news is inundated with updates, speculations and grievances about the United States presidential election. Whereas most papers are sticking to the basics, reporting on local congressional and Senate races and the standings of each presidential candidate within the electoral college system, I was interested in the potentially overlooked ways that the results of this election will shape the both future of governance and the way that we vote. As always, our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on
How do you find funding to support your research, special project, studies, travel, or other initiative? Although it may seem like a daunting task to find a grantor, the reality is that money is out there, and folks want to give it away (for good purposes)! This blog covers the do's of grant seeking.Fo...
On November 4th, 2004, the Gottesman Libraries of Teachers College, Columbia University were dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by students, faculty, and staff who lined Main (now Zankel) Hall and filled the hand-painted, arched library atrium. Donors Sandy and Ruth Gottesman ma...
In today's headlines, the world anticipates the outcome of the U.S. Presidential Election as votes are still being counted, with many more ballots yet to come in the mail. Voters showed up at the polls in record-breaking numbers, eager to have their ballot included in one of the most intense elections in history. As results are still pouring in, we take a closer look at how election day went in various towns around the country. As always, our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on
Across the city New Yorkers stand eager and compliant -- masked, separated by six feet, and determined to make it all count, correctly. As voters head to the polls in what may be cast the Election Of The Century, we take stock: 7:30am and already a neighborly wait with relatively long lines up the block. We move slowly towards the school, like inchworms to a leafy field in Autumn. Steady pace, punctuated by brief conversation and hopeful thinking -- to better, healthier, perhaps more hallowed ground -- in what has been a record period of devastating global pandemic, political prote...
As early voting wraps up with Election Day right on the other side of the sun, political tensions are nearing their highest. In a historically important election taking place under unprecedented circumstances, American news is inundated with updates, predictions and fears. It's impossible to avoid reading about the impact of the race at home, but how is the rest of the world following? The results of this election will have huge global impact, ranging from the climate crisis to international relations to health and safety. I took a look at what a handful of other countries are focusing on t...
Welcome to November! In today’s news we take a break from coronavirus and election related headlines and focus on cultural stories, investigative journalism, education and the latest from outer space. As always, these headlines are courtesy of Newseum.org.The Press-Enterprise, Published in R...
Happy Halloween! A Halloween holiday postcard. Credit: New York Public Library
In today’s news headlines, grey wolves have been removed from the Endangered Species Act. This year’s hurricane season continues to break records with a month left to go. Furthermore, there are several updates on local coronavirus news in the US. As always, these news headlines are courtesy of Newseum.org.
On Monday, yet another innocent Black life was stolen by police. This time his name was Walter Wallace Jr. from Philadelphia, and although this happened only three days ago, I already struggled today to find front pages acknowledging his killing. This is not acceptable. Walter Wallace's story should be on every front page in the country; he deserved to live and he will not be forgotten. How many times can we ask "how many more" before this will actually stop? Today, in remembrance of Walter and in honor of his family, I've selected features that highlight ways that people around the world a...