COVID-19 has universally disrupted the lives of these graduating college students around the world. Their backgrounds are wildly different. But their experiences coping with the pandemic are strikingly similar. A common theme we found throughout – from Uzbekistan to Trinidad and Tobago — was a palpable longing for certainty in a newly uncertain world.Read More
After Italy shut down all public facilities between late February and early March, the government announced that schools would continue to operate online. But by May, 1 in 5 students were still struggling to gain access to the system through aging internet infrastructure and narrow smartphone screens. Students say they’ve been forsaken by the government. But teachers across Italy continue to fight for their right to an education.Read More
A series of multimedia pieces by Peninsula Press staff documenting what life is like under the stay-at-home order.Read More
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In East Palo Alto, a sports club helps to preserve community and culture.Read More
Just like people in the rest of the world, Indians feel a great sense of uncertainty about their future because of the pandemic. While government officials have put a hold on CAA and the nationwide NRC, and promised to consult all stakeholders before implementing them, many activists believe the fight is far from over.Read More
For over 32 years, Howard Herman has interviewed sports talent ranging from high school standouts to rising professional baseball stars for the Berkshire Eagle. And as the sports media landscape has morphed to favor massive sports sites like The Athletic or Bleacher Report, Herman’s laser focus on the local makes him a unique source for a region’s sports news.Read More
Climate in the Coronaverse is a podcast about these two global crises — climate change and the coronavirus pandemic — and the powerful, puzzling connections between them.Read More
Bread & Buttuh is an occasional podcast about issues affecting black citizens in this country.Read More
IRAN — Sanctions, turbulence in the oil market and COVID-19 have knocked Iran from its provocative and aggressive posture. Now, Iran appears to be pivoting from regional power broker to defending its political status quo and financial reserves.Read More
The Tawjihi, also known as the General Secondary Education Certificate Examination, is still set to be administered in person to over 75,000 Palestinian 12th graders, according to the most recent announcement from the Palestinian Ministry of Education. The first of ten days of exams on a variety of subjects is scheduled for May 30.Read More
For the past nine years, the Fuentes Family in San Jose has been hosting players for the San Jose Giants, the Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. The relationships that players and host families build last of years beyond the hosting arrangement.Read More
SAN JOSE — While some municipal collection agencies have enhanced sanitation practices and provided additional protective personal equipment, or PPE, to employees, other workplaces have been slower to adapt to the pandemic. In early April, workers at a McDonald’s in San Jose went on strike, after demands for PPE went unanswered.Read More
Being the Golden State Warriors beat writer for the San Francisco Chronicle is a responsibility Connor Letourneau doesn’t take lightly. He often brings his laptop to a bar when he goes out to meet friends and has left many social events early to cover a breaking news story. Letourneau treats every day like Game 7 of the NBA Finals.Read More
Author John Gierach, who is best know for writing about his fly fishing adventures, can easily tell fishing stories. But his ability to capture the essence of a day on the water, the significance of the event from a greater perspective, is what separates him from other writers.Read More
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