Crisis Behind Closed Doors: How the Pandemic Has Impacted Children’s Mental Health and What it Could Mean for Our Future

By Chris Bowling I hate the coronavirus. Truer words could not define the country and world’s feelings at this moment; however, they rarely appear so succinct and blunt. But that’s exactly what Bonnie Sarton Mierau hears during weekly counseling sessions with kids at the Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska in West Omaha. They say […]

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Disparities Appear In Census Self Response, but Pandemic Allows More Time to Close Gaps

A map of Census self-response rates among census tracts in Douglas County. Map created by the U.S. Census Bureau. By Chris Bowling / The Reader Nearly two months since mailers went out, Nebraskans are filing their Census surveys with the best of them, ranking fourth in the nation in percentages of citizens who’ve already self responded. However, […]

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