Category: News

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Naba Siddiq

As editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper, Naba Siddiq wanted her staff to cover issues beyond what was going on with sophomore parking and campus rallies. So did her staff. For the first time in years, her campus paper, La...

/ August 25, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Melissa Gomez

Melissa Gomez is here to tell you that you can’t fake it until you make it. A rising senior at the University of Florida, she’s taking this school year off to report full time for the Tampa Bay Times —...

/ August 25, 2017

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Jamie Crockett

Active Voice fellow Jamie Crockett wanted to be the next Oprah. She grew up in East St. Louis, Missouri, a place she says is home for many budding athletes but not for media personalities. Despite not having any role models...

/ August 25, 2017

Signing Off: Darlene Aderoju

Serving in the inaugural class of Active Voice Fellows was the opportunity of a lifetime. I was able to work under the guidance of two mentors who’ve grown to be dear to me, Stephanie Leibert and Frank LoMonte, along with...

/ August 23, 2017

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