Student Winners From Our 2018 Editorial Cartoon Contest - The New York Times

Adrian Huq was selected as a runner-up in the New York Times' 2018 Editorial Cartoon contest! Their cartoon is the second one in the runner-up section entitled "What ever happened to the 15th Amendment?" Since the end of Reconstruction up until present-day, voter suppression lives on, though methods have changed. Here is the link:

Land Trust Graduates New Crop Of Entrepreneurs

And Rasha Abuhatab, a 17-year-old senior at Metropolitan Business Academy, started a business called Hot Hoops, where she used PVC pipes, plastic, and Velcro to build sloping walls that convert gardens into mini-greenhouses. She said designing and building the greenhouse hoops required a lot of work, and difficult math, but she persevered, and is so pleased with the end result. “It taught me that it was easier to do hard work in the moment,” she said about her experience at the Growing Entrepreneurs program, then to keep delaying and delaying until the work has added up to something insurmountable. She said no one in her family in West Haven gardens or taught her how to garden, so there was

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