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Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

Written by Ris B. *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time The United Nations described the current situation in Yemen as the “ World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis,”. Yemen is currently facing world hunger with nearly 13 million people facing starvation after a civil [...]

By |2021-03-04T12:09:36-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

Lebanon’s Critical Condition

Written by Ris B. *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time The people of Lebanon have gone through a tragic accident earlier this week with a blast that happened on August 4, 2020 which killed approx. 154 people and injured 5,000. The explosion [...]

By |2021-03-04T12:06:17-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Lebanon’s Critical Condition

“Starving The in War”

Written by Mi'kiyah *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time COVID-19 is a family of viruses that causes illness and it can be deadly. ALJAZEERA reports that ever since the COVID-19 outbreak, there have been many deaths, and people have lost their jobs, [...]

By |2021-03-04T12:00:33-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on “Starving The in War”

Remembering Mario

Written by Mi'kiyah *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time CBS MN News reports that a 17 year old boy was killed in a shooting near George Floyd’s memorial. Authorities say Mario Sanchez Mendieta was shot just 3 blocks from where George Floyd [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:56:11-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Remembering Mario

How Social Distancing Will Affect Children’s Social Development

Written by Liam *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time Social distancing has made everyone feel lonely at times. Spending long periods of time away from peers is not healthy in general, but how will it affect kids who are trying to learn [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:50:21-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on How Social Distancing Will Affect Children’s Social Development

Effects of COVID on Prisons in the U.S.

Written by Liam *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time COVID-19 cases in U.S federal and state prisons were 5.5 times higher—and death rates three times higher—than in the general population from Mar 31, 2020 to Jun 6,2020.  American prisons and jails are [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:46:58-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Effects of COVID on Prisons in the U.S.

How COVID-19 is Affecting the Homeless in Minneapolis

Written by Liam *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time As of June 12, 2020 the Minneapolis Park Board has ordered an eviction notice to the hundreds of homeless campers living at Powderhorn park. The City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County and other public, [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:42:29-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on How COVID-19 is Affecting the Homeless in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Public Schools to Continue Distance Learning

Written by Kashia *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time On Thursday July 30th, 2020, Gov. Waltz announced that the decision to reopen schools will be left to the school districts as there are still many factors. One factor is the number of [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:29:58-06:00March 4th, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Minneapolis Public Schools to Continue Distance Learning

Deadly Explosion in Beirut, Lebanon

Written by Kashia *This article was written in the summer of 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time On August 4th 2020, in the capital of Lebanon, many people were caught unprepared and surprised by the sudden explosion in Beirut. The governor of BeirutIt has described it as being similar to [...]

By |2021-03-03T17:02:23-06:00March 3rd, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Deadly Explosion in Beirut, Lebanon

Survey: Do Students Think They Should Go Back to School for the 2020-2021 School Year?

Written by Emmett B *This article was written on July 31, 2020 and is reflective of the information available at that time Earlier this year, Students all over the world switched to online learning because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Recently, MPS decided to go with distant learning again for the 2020-2021 school year, at least [...]

By |2021-03-03T16:54:55-06:00March 3rd, 2021|Youth Article|Comments Off on Survey: Do Students Think They Should Go Back to School for the 2020-2021 School Year?
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