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Echo staffers work in the pub Mar. 8. The Echo was awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award for upholding the First Amendment’s freedom of the press.

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

Nora Hall March 22, 2021

For the sixth time in the last seven years, Park was awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award. This award focuses on press and speech freedoms in schools. According to Echo adviser Lori Keekley,...

Sophomore Ayelet Prottas and junior Maria Perez Barriga edit a page on Echo’s late night Feb. 25. Park recently won the First Amendment Press Freedom Award.

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

Ruthie Posada February 29, 2020

After being awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award, senior co-Editor-in-Chief of the Echo Marta Hill said the award represents Park’s emphasis on the value of ethical journalism. “From...

Junior Talia Lissauer interviews Mary Beth Tinker at the JEA/NSPA Fall Convention Nov. 22. Tinker has spent decades advocating for student press rights following her involvement in a Supreme Court case over the issue.

Voices matter

Marta Hill and Talia Lissauer December 4, 2019

Ever since she was 13, Mary Beth Tinker has stood up for students’ rights. According to Tinker, youth voices in journalism are more important than ever as issues such as climate change, racial injustice...

Photo illustration by Grace Farley

Staff Editorial: Trump’s attack on journalists provides motivation

September 17, 2018

After President Donald Trump’s statement naming journalists “the enemy of the people” July 31, the Boston Globe spurred a movement Aug. 15 to showcase that the enemy is not the journalists. This...

Senior Lukas Levin and other supporters of the New Voices of Minnesota create signs advocating for the protection of student journalist voices. Students worked on the signs before entering the Senate Chamber March 19.

New Voices of Minnesota supporters gather at Capitol

Nicole Sanford March 25, 2018

Looking to combat journalistic censorship, senior Annabella Strathman said she was surprised to see the receptiveness of state senators to the newly proposed New Voices bill. “I didn’t totally know...

Display of Confederate flag at school prompts debate

Display of Confederate flag at school prompts debate

June 7, 2016

Crosby-Ironton High School senior Cody Nelson was suspended May 16 for displaying a Confederate flag on school grounds. The school threatened to withhold Nelson’s diploma, but after a protest ensued,...

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