Born and raised in Downtown, New Orleans, Semaj Harris, a senior at Abramson Sci Academy, comes from a neighborhood where opportunity was little to none. Never falling victim to his situation, he went looking for opportunity or even making his own. To this day, he… Read More »Semaj Harris
In the terrifying cringiness of the 2017 film It, director Andrés Muschietti shows that coulrophobia isn’t the only fear one needs to be afraid of for the ultimate scare. Andrés Muschietti uses Stephen King’s 1986 literary creation, Pennywise (the clown), as a manifestation of everyone’s… Read More »What’s Your Greatest Fear? IT is likely at the Broad Theater.
Step one of the JRNOLA “trial by fire” initiation includes covering Friday Night prep football with WGSO and CresentCitySports.com. JRNOLA sports writer and Kipp Renaissance Senior, Branisha Spincer, is hunkered down rounding up scores and updates by all old school and new tech means… phone… Read More »So… you want to be a sports writer?
Being a teenager on a budget in a city with dozens of activities to choose from, there are many different ways $40 can be spent. Whether it may be going out to eat, attending a sports game or seeing a movie, even a small amount… Read More »A Penny for Your Thoughts – What is the Value of $40 on a Saturday Night in New Orleans?
Branisha Spincer is an aspiring young writer in her senior at KIPP Renaissance High School from the New Orleans Uptown area. Branisha also attends Bard Early College New Orleans. She has not decided what college she will attend next fall but what she does know… Read More »Branisha Spincer
After almost 14 years of ad hoc meetings, day-long programs and long hours of logistical planning, the New Orleans Junior Journalism Program has expanded into a semester long program. The founding cohort of junior journalists will begin training in September 2017. The program sets out… Read More »The New Orleans Junior Journalism day program expands to semester-long
By Claire Dinwiddie, Dominican High School Caitlin Piper, Mentor Photos by Stephanie Mayer, St Mary’s Dominican High School Whether it be dribbling down the basketball court or helping build an elementary school playground, the NBA works hard on everything they do. On Friday, February 17, 2017,… Read More »Switching Hoops for Helping Hands, the NBA Gives Back to the Community