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Why the press does what it does 

Why the press does what it does 
May 31, 2020

While protests and riots spread throughout the Twin Cities, the press had a job to do. The press needs to be there to truthfully record history for the people who can’t attend and for future generations...

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...

Cut Through the Noise: Miley Cyrus, Cardi B, Katy Perry (Week of June 7)

Illustration by Isaac Wert
June 6, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent...

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