The Echo

Fight for a future

Gov. Walz speaks to a room of climate activists including students from across Minnesota Jan. 9.

Grace Farley, Abby Intveld, and Dani Orloff

January 19, 2019

As senior Sophia Davenport reflects on the surge of youth-led activism this past year, she said she believes it is important for student voice to be heard and acknowledged. “Since we can’t vote and the majority of us are not 18, there is no way to express your opinion or create any change wi...

Let’s talk race

Senior Natalia Caraballo speaks about her experiences at Park at her second SOAR uncensored forum. “I felt really good. I felt like I shared everything that I needed to in order to get my message and experience across to people,” Natalia Caraballo said.

Grace Farley and Dani Orloff

December 7, 2018

For junior Victoria Caraballo, conversations about race and equity have previously been uncomfortable, but she said open dialogue, like the un- censored race panel, fosters healthy discussions regarding race. “I think that even just starting up a conversation in class or starting a conversation ...

Staff Editorial: Race panel highlights community-wide issues

Junior SOAR member Zoe Younger speaks to the crowd during SOARS's uncensored race panel.

December 3, 2018

Park’s Students Organized Against Racism recently held its second uncensored race panel. The panel allowed students and faculty to pre-submit questions to be answered by a diverse group of students at the panel itself. The Student Organization Against Racism (SOAR) panel members touched on issues per...

Uncensored panel drives community discussion

Uncensored panel drives community discussion

Sumaya Mohamed and Annabella Strathman

May 24, 2018

Sitting on the panel in front of approximately 45 students, staff and community members, student organizer and panel member senior Doreen Morang’a said she hoped to inspire change within the school. “It was beneficial because, for the students, they got answers to questions that they were l...

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