After a historic turnout from Generation Z in the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic presidential candidates are heavily courting young voters. Our Student Reporting Labs reached out to teenagers around the country to understand what issues they care about and what questions they would like to hear the candidates answer at the NewsHour/Politico debate on Thursday.
When 17-year-old Luc Charlebois woke up on Jan. 3, he checked Twitter and saw that #WWIII was trending. The trending page was full of memes and jokes about getting drafted for what was being depicted as an imminent world war. Confused, he turned to Google.