Capital Student News

Nation Museum of the American Indian: Culture is never forgotten

Marcia Carroll

July 18, 2018

Yesterday I visited The National Museum of the American Indian and the museum showed a culture that will never be forgotten. The museum showed us Pocahontas's biography, four men from the rowing team at the Berlin olympics who...

Union Station: Blind to the rich history

Caleb Bush

July 18, 2018

Union Station serves over 40 million visitors each year and 206 million Metro riders annually who are blind to the rich history of this historic station. One of the most iconic parts of the station are the Roman Legionnaires in t...

Union Station: One of the busiest places in town

Shamaria Bell, Editor in Chief

July 18, 2018

A bustling hot spot of foot traffic, tour buses and trains,  Union Station in Washington D.C. is used more as a pit stop on the way to more famous attractions than a destination in itself. However, visitors who take the time to a...

Awareness of Human Sex Trafficking is Lacking

October 31, 2015

Picture by Elizabeth Mehling on Flickr/creative commons Human sex trafficking is a big Problem in the world. According to the U.S State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every yea...

Banneker Students and Staff Experience Grading Scale Changes

October 30, 2015

Huge changes have occurred at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School with the grading scale. Due to D.C. standardizing Banneker's grading scale has went from exceptional to being just like everyone else. -Camille Stephenson  

Banneker SGA Members Share Their Plans

October 30, 2015

New Student Government Association (SGA) members have been elected at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. SGA members are making plans to advocate on the behalf of the students. -Ifunanyachukwu Azikiwe

Students Express Their Feelings About IB

October 30, 2015

Eleven senior students at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School are in the International Baccalaureate Program. They have been trying to adjust to the academic rigor that the IB Program provides. -Caitlin Ballard

The Gates Millennium Scholarship Ends

October 30, 2015

The one billion dollar fund that Bill and Melinda Gates have given to the Gates Millennium Scholarship foundation is running out. This means that in 2019, the scholarship will no longer be available.   - Jenifer Lopez      

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