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As a proudly transgender employee of this library, I’ve never felt quite as welcome or as accepted in the workplace. I really couldn’t ask for a better team to work on. I have to begin by saying this because I want everyone who reads this to understand how much I appreciate Teachers College. However, any institution with history - no matter how reliably progressive - will gather baggage during its time in operation. Teachers College is no exception. And yet, I hope to also show that our library and its staff have done their best...
As we head into yet another weekend under lockdown, today’s news selection is a collection of evolving stories throughout the US.  Even if lockdown seems interminable, evolving news stories hopefully help remind us that this present must inevitably change. As always, Daily News headlines are curated from the front pages on
Today’s Daily News theme is checking in on the fight against COVID-19 globally. Highlights include fears in the intelligence community about dependency on PRC aid and concerns about hospitals becoming hot zones in Ireland. All headlines are drawn from the front pages available at
As one particular news story continues to understandably dominate headlines, corrupt politicians see an opportunity to capitalize on distraction. Today’s 5 stories focus on public corruption in the time of COVID-19, with examples ranging from intentional promotion of unproven treatments to cooking the books of vital public data. As always, stories are taken from the newspaper headlines curated by
To celebrate the end of another week, today’s Daily News features some more offbeat, unusual, or interesting stories. They range from an outfield drive-in to football as a public good to a shady political group being brought to justice. As always, the stories here have been curated from the front pages at 
Today’s daily news focuses on ways that municipalities and businesses, with a view to re-opening, are trying to adapt to the continuing pandemic. From Miami to Denver, Boston to Hawaii, and Detroit, articles are curated from the front pages on
Today’s stories are focused on some groups that haven’t received much coverage of their needs, despite their disproportionate suffering from the present pandemic. These populatons include indigenous peoples, religious minorities, the disabled, and abuse survivors.  As always, all stories are curated from the front pages available at
Today’s news stories focus on the changes occurring in education, as well as hurdles that students and staff face during the continuing coronavirus pandemic. As always, all stories are curated from the front pages at
In honor of International Workers’ Day, the stories selected today focus on the plight of the less fortunate, the powerless, and labor as the pandemic rages and rights are trampled. As always, all newspaper stories drawn from the front pages curated by
When you’re stuck at home in a life-threatening situation, it can feel like the future will never come. The fight for survival overrides any plans for a future that seems so distant. For that reason, I wanted to focus on stories from other countries where people are planning for the future. Life might not be back to normal, it may not be quite “normal” for a long time, but for now we can hope and ...