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Since mid-March, when my position at the Teachers College Gottesman Libraries shifted to work-from-home, I’ve been out of the apartment early most mornings to bike. To facilitate social distancing, I practice my routine close to dawn. If you also happened to be in the park at that time, you might not necessarily make out my face as you whizzed - or ran - past. But you could still distinguish me from most of the other early birds if I revealed but one fact about myself: I’m the one who waves. To indulge in my original play on a well-known expression, I would say: if you see someone
Welcome to some headlines in today’s news from around the world. Taking our cue from yesterday’s Daily News, posted by Rachel A...
The Civil Rights Movement of 1954-1968 was a period of landmark and sweeping legislation. The movement witnessed the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It was born from the need for equality and freedom for African Americans and other people of color, according to the Anti-Defamation League (A...
The Gottesman Libraries Services Team invites our TC community and friends to share some headlines in today’s news from the United States and around the world. Today in history is Victory in Europe Day, commemorated in the United States and Great Britain as the end of WW II in Europe, when Nazi Germany surrendered after almost six years of war. VE Day and other news selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on
At the midpoint of Teacher Appreciation Week, the Gottesman Libraries Services Team sends a special greeting to teachers. What with working hard remotely, despite school closures, ...
From 1997-2019, an innovative museum called Newseum educated visitors about the five core First Amendment freedoms: religion, speech, press, assem...
Today’s news selection focuses on the difficulties faced by healthcare systems in other countries.  Additionally, at the end, there is a bit of offbeat news to help counteract the pervasive doom and gloom.  As always, all stories are curated from the front pages available at newseum.org.
The Academy of American Poets launched National Poetry Month in April 1996 to remind us of how important poets and poetry are to our cul...
The Gottesman Libraries Services Team invites the TC community and friends to share some headlines in today’s education news from U.S. states in the South. The headlines were selected from the Front Pages posted daily on Newseum.org.
Greetings from the Gottesman Libraries! The Services Team is pleased to share with the TC community and friends some headlines in today’s news about school delays and reopenings in the U.S. and around the world. Our news was selected from the Front Pages posted daily on Newseum.org.