A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Count the hours

June 9, 2014 11:36am | Holly Grace

15,120 hours of grade school. 2,160 nights of homework. 840 tests. 410 classmates. Uncountable selfies. Infinite memories. Almost zero days left. Students count the days; 17, 16, 15, and so on, until suddenly they’re down to single digits – few enough to count on their […]

Help the homeless

May 25, 2014 6:39pm | Erika Schaper

The streets of Concord can be seen as lively, diverse and beautiful, particularly in the last few weeks with trees and perennials in full pre-summer bloom, but to others that beauty is superficial. The railroad tracks beneath South Main Street and Stickney Avenue are trashed, literally, […]

Once is for all

May 25, 2014 5:58pm | Lindsay Irwin

On Broadway it is very rare to get into a story before actors even open their mouths. Once, however, has this amazing “it” factor. Not only did it win eight Tony Awards in 2012, but a recent performance began with audience members exploring the stage and enjoying drinks as they listened to music, […]

Lighten up

May 4, 2014 10:31am | Nick Carlson

In classrooms and Twitter feeds everywhere, optimism and positivity are slowly in decline. Student at Concord High seem to spend a majority of their lunch and free time on campus complaining about their “monster of a teacher” or masses of homework. Twitter has become heavily populated with the moans […]

U.S. less melting pot than salad bowl

April 15, 2014 2:45pm | Ashish Bhattarai

The United States of America has seen a large influx of immigrants and refugees over the period of its history. From pilgrims from England to Nepali-speaking refugees from Bhutan, all have come to settle here in a hope for new life. Everyone arrives ready to […]