Election Round-up

By IndyKids Staff On November 7, Americans voted for the candidates they wanted in the Senate, the House of Representatives and state and local legislatures. After many years under Republican control, the Democratic Party will now make up the majority of Congress,...

U.S. Population Hits 300,000,000

By GEORGE FULLER At 7:46 a.m. on October 17, the United States Census Bureau’s big population estimate counter ticked from 299,999,999 to 300 million. 300 million people now live in the U.S., but it was only in 1915 when the counter ticked to 100 million. Things are...

Rally for Immigrant's Rights

Immigrants and supporters rally for immigrant rights in New York City. Photo by Rolando Bini By ROLANDO AND DANIEL BINI Saturday, October 21, was a beautiful day. About 2,000 people gathered in Union Square Park in New York City to rally for the rights of immigrants....

Students Oust College Chief

By ABBY GROSS October was a noisy month at Gallaudet University, a school for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Washington, DC. A few months after new president Dr. Jane K. Fernandes was appointed she was voted out of the position by the board of trustees, in...

Your Own Dixie Dog Puppet

What you need: A straw Two 5 oz Dixie cups Glue Color paper Scissors Two googly eyes Medium size pom pom Dark crayon Tape 1) Cut out funny shaped ears, tail, hair, tongue and legs with the color paper.  Make sure to stay within the size of the cups. 2) Take one cup,...