Nearly 100 percent of students use their phones for an average of 42 minutes during the school day, with social media being the top reason. A study found that adolescent smartphone use during weekdays resulted in worsened mental health.
The city’s Housing Authority received the federal grant to help voucher holders relocate to areas of high opportunity. The DHA estimates that more than 3,500 families are living in non-high-opportunity areas.
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Carlos Eduardo Espina, a law student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who received an active shooter alert after having just finished one of his last final exams of the semester. More than 630 mass shootings have occurred across the U.S. this year and one in six Americans say that they have personally witnessed a shooting. For Espina, being involved in a mass shooting was just a matter of when, not if, it would occur. Wednesday’s shooting at UNLV killed three people and left another critically injured. (NPR — Dec. 7, 2023)