Becoming Visible: An Undocumented Immigrant's Story

PHOTO: Amanda Vender Nataly Lopez, a student at Baruch College in New York City, fights for the rights of undocumented immigrants. Nataly wrote this essay in English and in her first language, Spanish. Sometimes, life gives you an unexpected role to play, but it...

Disappearing Coral Reef

PHOTO: Flickr/USFWSPacific In a report released by the National Marine Fisheries Service, government scientists have concluded that 82 species of coral in U.S. waters will likely go extinct by 2100 if environmental policy doesn’t change. The coral are at risk...

Occupy Protests Continue

By TOM ENGLISH Saying: “We are the 99 percent!” people took off work and school to march on May 1 to demand that the wealthy one percent pay their fair share. PHOTO: Roberto Reyes Ang Occupy Wall Street seemed to disappear with the first frost. Though the...

Letters to the Editor (May/June 2012)

IMAGE: Flickr/HikingArtist.com-By Fritz I enjoyed reading “Women’s and Girls’ HERstory” because I really believe in women’s rights…it was interesting to read about our history. My favorite article has to be “Raising the...

Someday, You Could be a Taxi Driver, Like Bill Lindauer

Bill Lindauer drove a yellow NYC taxi for 30 years. Now he works with the NYCTA to  organize taxicab drivers and fight for their rights. PHOTO: Bill Lindauer By: SAFURA KHAN, age 13, and NIKKI SAINT BAUTISTA IndyKids: The New York Times reports that 84 percent of New...