Meet Indykids Reporter: Orik Ehren

Meet Indykids Reporter: Orik Ehren

Gigi Kriegsmann, age 12   Gigi Kriegsmann: How did you hear about the IndyKids newspaper? Orik Ehren: I actually did not hear about it until my parents asked me to fill out a Google form, which cast me into this program. I’ve found that I’ve enjoyed it, despite...
Someday You Could Be Philosopher like Linda Martín Alcoff

Someday You Could Be Philosopher like Linda Martín Alcoff

Sophia Rothman, Age 14 Linda Martín Alcoff is a professor of philosophy at Hunter University. She has written four books, the most recent being “Rape and Resistance,” which was published in 2017. Sophia Rothman: Why did you choose to become a philosopher? Linda Martín...
Live on the Scene at the Washington, DC March for Our Lives

Live on the Scene at the Washington, DC March for Our Lives

Soledad Aguilar-Colon, age 16   On March 24, I attended the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, DC as the Youth Correspondent for Democracy Now!, a global news outlet. I walked around the march interviewing students, parents, and teachers from across the...
Nonnas of the World Come Together

Nonnas of the World Come Together

Rida Ali, age 14   Instead of professional chefs, a restaurant on Staten Island employs grandmas, exploring the diversity of their different cultures. The restaurant, Enoteca Maria, was founded and is owned by Jody Scaravella. Scaravella opened the restaurant...
Film Brings Awareness to India’s Missing Children

Film Brings Awareness to India’s Missing Children

Gigi Kriegsmann, age 12   The 2016 film Lion is about an unforgettable journey to a safe place, to a place you can once again call home. It is based on the true story of Saroo Brierly, a small boy living in India who gets lost after leaving home with his brother...