Samantha Pak

Marknisha Hervol, an eighth grader at Environmental & Adventure School in Kirkland, gets her book signed by Fredi Lajvardi during his appearance at the Peter Kirk Community Center. Samantha Pak/staff photo

OPINION: What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

 

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

 

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

 

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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

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