Paris Agreement is “first step” in addressing threat of climate change

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Before I took a class on human impact on the environment, I would not have considered myself an environmentalist. Sure, our use of the environment was destroying the earth, but we wouldn’t see the consequences anytime soon, at least not here. Right? Continue reading


White House highlights West Virginia SRL report on drug abuse

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West Virginia is fighting a war against drug abuse. We all know users, recovering addicts and their families and we all see the everyday struggles and hardships of addiction and losing family and loved ones.
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Poetry is the key to positivity for National Student Poet

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(Anita Wright/NewsHour Extra) By Anita Wright and Adelyn Baxter One of this year’s National Student Poets is 16-year-old De’John Harges of Cleveland, Ohio. At a White…read more


Chicago youth finds common ground in India

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As a black kid growing up in Chicago, some opportunities tend to be more open to me than others. I find aspects of my life experience limited due to my identity, whether or not I recognize it at the time. Continue reading

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Why I’m taking a gap year in Brazil

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Whenever I tell someone about my bridge year plans, they first appear baffled by the term and then flabbergasted by the fact that it doesn’t fit the usual expectations post-high school. Continue reading

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