Current Events and Social Issues

A database contains information from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and reference books. If your teacher asks you not to use the internet, you can still use these databases. Want to know more about databases?
Databases
Full Text Newspapers
Thirty years of searchable newspaper articles, updated daily.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Opinions and background information on a wide variety of controversial topics.

Student Resource Center Gold
Search for your topic and find up-to-date information.

Websites
ACLU: Student Rights
Know your rights. Find out how to get active on the issues that matter to you.

Channel One News for Teens

News and pop culture for teens.

CNN.com
U.S. and World news, updated many times a day.

Environmental Protection Agency
Information on a host of environmental issues.

The Learning Network

The New York Times' interactive website for teachers and students.

SFGate
World, National, and Local news from the San Francisco Chronicle.

The World Food Programme
Find out how you can help fight world hunger.