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Miriam Boye, Banneker Academic H.S., SOTC 2016, Reporter

August 5, 2016

Filed under Observations

The construction was like a dinosaur constantly roaring in my ears. The smell was very musty, and dust was flying everywhere. The calm, stoic Marines walking past in their camouflaged uniforms contrasted with the hectic construction...

One King’s Summer League

Diamond Holton, Writing Coach, SOTC2016

August 4, 2016

Filed under Sports

With school out during the summer, there are many opportunities for young adults to take up.One being the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program where ages 14-24 can obtain a summer job for pay. One student, a rising juni...

Walking Down the Market Lanes

Rykia Amos, School Without Walls SHS, SOTC2016, Reporter

August 3, 2016

Filed under Observations

After leaving Richard Wright Public Charter School, four girls walked into a store to look around. There were people everywhere throughout the store shopping, asking employees questions and standing in lines. The environment was...

In Heat: July 1, 2016

Khadejah Cox, Richard Wright PCS, SOTC2016, Reporter

August 3, 2016

Filed under Observations

As soon as we step outside, I can feel my face covered with mascara and sweat. Not long after that, the complaining starts about how hot it is and the distance we have to walk. Despite that, we all continue walking up the hill...

Not Quite a Walk in the Park

Robin Griffith, Phelps SHS, SOTC2016, Reporter

August 3, 2016

Filed under Observations

It was a typical summer day, the sun out, the wind blowing, trees swaying, birds chirping — everything was peaceful. Well, everything was peaceful until the Summer Youth Employment Program workers came across the construction,...

Four Girls Walk Into a Grocery Store

Jasmine Seawright, Richard Wright PCS, SOTC2016, Reporter

August 3, 2016

Filed under Observations

Jasmine Seawright and three Summer Youth Employment participants took a walk outside, and when they came across Harris Teeter, they decided to stop inside for a refreshing beverage to escape the heat and humidity. She couldn't...

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