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NewsDepth 2021-2022 | Episode 21

In this week's episode, we return to Eastern Europe, to meet families fleeing the fighting in Ukraine, and learn how good Samaritans – near and far – are pitching in to help. 

Next, we hear all about the State of the Union speech, and how President Joe Biden’s address last week kept with tradition –  and made history. Inspired by the State of the Union, we ask students to write up a speech of their own!    

Then, as we prepare to “spring forward,” we hear about the pros and cons of daylight saving time – and we want to know: Do you think the US should eliminate daylight saving time?   

Finally, inclusion is in the air, as we celebrate the start of the Paralympic games with stories of Ohioans overcoming the limitations of their disabilities. 


Refugee (noun): A person who has been forced to leave their country, in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster.

Insulin (noun): An important hormone created naturally in our body, but people with diabetes do not produce their own, and they must inject it.

Prosthetic (noun): An artificial device that replaces a missing body part.

We learn all about the “State of the Union” speech -- and, now,  we want you to write a "State of the School Year" speech to give to their parents. 

You can use the  inbox form to submit your answers.

We hear about the pros and cons of daylight saving time – and we want to know:  Should the U.S. should eliminate daylight saving time? "Yes," "No," or "I don't know."  Click here to vote!