Journalism

Today (12/16) is NYC Submission Deadline

NYC Educators and Students, Tomorrow December 16th is the deadline for submissions. Student work must be uploaded by 11:59 pm. SUBMISSION FORMS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY DECEMBER 16th. The best way to ensure that a submission form is postmarked is to personally visit a post office and hand deliver your envelope to a window agent and request that […]

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Reminder: Submission Deadline is December 16th

This is a reminder that the deadline for submissions is Wednesday, December 16th, only two weeks away! Don’t forget about our newest award category, Editorial Cartoons. The category, Editorial Cartoons, sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, is designated for artwork that conveys a political theme or message. Up to three Medal recipients in this category […]

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Why Can’t A Girl Be A Hero?: An Examination Of The Saint Ann’s Middle School English Curriculum

In the Saint Ann’s School middle school English curriculum rich with treasured books such as Animal Farm and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, it’s a surprise to realize that with 7th grade, female protagonists and writers disappear from the classroom. The first part of 8th grade centers on a coming of age theme with books […]

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Democracy At Your Own Risk

This year, the Middle East has been the center of tumultuous uprisings. The countries that have overcome and overthrown their oppressive leaders have been faced with the task of establishing a new system of government. As these conflicts arise, the United States has been promoting its democratic system and attempting to implement their own successful […]

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Show Me the Money: Breaking the Last Taboo

At Nightingale, we freely discuss many difficult topics. Almost any cultural identifier is fair game, whether it is sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, religion, or gender, and the school celebrates these dissimilarities. However, we do not tackle economic differences. One faculty member questioned this phenomenon in a response to a survey distributed by “The Spectator.” “Our […]

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