Category: News

Signing Off: Nashwa Bawab

Advice to the new fellows: Work hard, work early, believe in your skillets; Learn everything you can from your Active Voice mentors; Revel in every moment because it will fly by before you know it. Despite what I have learned,...

/ August 23, 2017

What Not to Wear: A Yearbook Edition

For many rising seniors, the summer leading into the school year is one of preparing to finally graduate: drafting college applications, studying for standardized tests, and taking senior portraits. For Grace Goble at Maine South High School in Park Ridge,...

/ July 28, 2017

Behind the Story: Debating sexism on a Kansas high school campus

In Overland Park, Kan., students don’t talk about sexism, says rising senior Rachel Pickett. At Blue Valley West High School, Pickett’s story on sexism within the debate team spurred controversy among the student body, with one student setting fire to...

/ July 13, 2017

Six San Diego high school students to learn in major newsroom

Six high school students from various pockets of San Diego were chosen by The San Diego Union-Tribune to participate in the Community Journalism Scholars program. From June 19 through July, these students will work directly in the newsroom, receive mentorship...

/ June 27, 2017

Introducing the 2017-18 Fellows

We are proud to announce our second annual class of Active Voice fellowship recipients. Active Voice is designed both to help diversify the field of First Amendment advocacy and to build a support system for high-school journalists struggling to exercise...

/ June 2, 2017

“Graduation day” for the next generation of media leaders

By Frank LoMonte As an inquisitive tween growing up in the Los Angeles suburbs, Shine Cho regularly defied the family rule of silence at the dinner table. “I always asked questions. I really wanted to know about current events. I...

/ April 25, 2017