Someday, You Could Be a Photographer Like Gerard Gaskin

By SADIE PARKER, age 11 PHOTO: Robert Taylor Do you love taking photographs? Have you ever thought about being a professional photographer? IndyKids reporter Sadie Parker asks Gerard H. Gaskin what it’s like to see the world through the lens of a camera. Sadie...

Middle School Choice 101

By ADEDAYO PERKOVICH, age 10 While some students can prepare themselves for standardized tests with private tutoring, many cannot afford this, which creates inequality. PHOTO: Jennifer Cogswell City Year The middle school application process in New York City aims to...

Farewell to 5Pointz: A Queens Landmark

By MALIK NICKENS, IndyKids Staff Despite strong support from the local community and the fact that 5Pointz has become a tourist attraction, there has been no positive support from the city. PHOTO: Forsaken Fotos From curving and flowing letters to beautiful murals and...

“Stop Watching Us” Rally in Washington, D.C.

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 11 PHOTO: Susan Melkisethian A coalition of organizations and companies called StopWatching.Us held a “Rally Against Mass Surveillance” in Washington, D.C. on October 26, 2013. They delivered a petition demanding that Congress...

Death of Nelson Mandela

By SADIE PARKER, age 11 PHOTO: PresidenciaRD On December 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela, 95, passed away quietly. A founding member of the African National Congress, he earned worldwide attention when he spent 27 years in prison for protesting against the brutal apartheid...