Category: Issues

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Issues 2014: A quick look at topics in the news

  Our Issues page provides background and context on topics in the news. The links were curated by students in an Advanced Editing Class to help readers reach a better understanding of these issues....

College Costs: Scorecard offers resources for students, parents 0

College Costs: Scorecard offers resources for students, parents

A new study says child care is more expensive than the cost of college in 35 states. But that doesn’t make grappling with the cost of college any easier for most teenagers and their...

Privacy: It’s a challenge for public figures 0

Privacy: It’s a challenge for public figures

Defining who is a public figure is crucial in today’s battle The New York Times reports: There’s great debate over who is a public figure and what kind of privacy rights such figures have....

Privacy: U.S. actions raise concerns 0

Privacy: U.S. actions raise concerns

NSA in the spotlight amid criticisms The Huffington Post reports: “Until this summer, people didn’t know anything about the NSA,” said Amy Zegart, co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford...