U.S. Students Rise Up Against Gun Violence

Last Wednesday, fourteen students, two coaches, and one teacher were killed during a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. More than a dozen others were wounded while trying to escape or protect their classmates. The Parkland students, who had practiced lockdown drills, barricaded themselves inside classrooms…

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Refugee Students Give Back by Helping Others in Need

A group of teens in Fargo, North Dakota, have created the state’s first student-run food pantry to help adults and children in their community. The teens partnered with a local program called the Legacy Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit that was developed by Fargo teenagers in 2011. They named their project…

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Harvard Students Lose Acceptances After Posting Inappropriate Memes

Did you know at least 40 percent of college admissions officers look at prospective students’ Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook? While some colleges use this information to learn more about students’ interests and skills, they can also find negative things that could affect admissions offers. In a recent case, Harvard officials…

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Harlem Globetrotter talks to students about bullying prevention

Harlem Globetrotter Julian “Zeus” McClurkin spoke with over 300 students at a filled gym at Dallas Elementary School on Monday afternoon about the ABCs of bullying prevention. McClurkin visited as part of a Magic 93 contest that second grade teacher Kimberly Smith entered. The presentation was on a theme that…

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