Tag Archives: Current Events

America lags in global awareness

“In the first hour of my history class, I was just amazed that the things that I perceived as being known worldwide, [many students didn’t know],” exclaimed Junior Matúš Kočalka who is a foreign exchange student from Slovakia. “I know [it’s different] for people who are younger or older, but …

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Family views Greek financial crisis

She leaned over the edge and discovered a steep drop into teal blue water. Suddenly, a Target logo of ripples exploded on the calm surface. Her cousin hit the clear water with legs tucked neatly in a cannon ball. “Elizabeth, jump!” her other cousins chanted from below. Nodding, junior Elizabeth …

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New media sources grow

News media consumers are slowly moving from print to mobile because of accessibility, study shows. By Elliot Dorow Hovland.

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Teens and global awareness

Taking time to catch up: why it’s important for teens to stay informed about global events Refugees flee Syria. Aid pours into the Philippines. Nuclear talks between the US and Iran are stalling. These are a few of the many current events happening in the world right now, and many …

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