News Brief: Lower the Voting Age? The Discussion Has Begun

News Brief: Lower the Voting Age? The Discussion Has Begun

By Oscar Tomasello, age 12 The minimum age required to vote was lowered from 21 to 18 in 1970. Now 50 years later, activists around the country are pushing to lower the voting age again.  Tyler Okeke, a 19-year-old organizer with the nonprofit Power California, told...
Students’ United Voices Are Loud and Clear

Students’ United Voices Are Loud and Clear

Around the country, students demand action to prevent more school shootings. Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 15   A March for Our Lives, a youth-centered movement, has taken root across the nation. Students everywhere are voicing their right to attend classes...

Lanterns, Poetry and Peace

By SADIE PRICE-ELLIOTT, age 13 Sadie speaks with Qalvy Grainzvolt, youth leader and clergyman at the Shinnyo Center. PHOTO: Jonathan Tupas On September 20, I attended the Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace ceremony, a day organized by the Shinnyo-en organization and...