The Echo

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

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.
Student journalists recognized for upholding ethical principles
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...

Voices matter

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.
In an era of misinformation, free press essential to maintaining democracy
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...

Staff Editorial: Trump’s attack on journalists provides motivation

Photo illustration by Grace Farley
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...

New Voices of Minnesota supporters gather at Capitol

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.
Student journalists advocate for First Amendment rights
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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