On Wednesday afternoon, one day after Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, a group of Richmond High School seniors walked out of school in protest, marching to City Hall...
For students at Richmond High School, Washington, D.C., seems farther away than it looks on a map. A yearly trip to the nation’s capitol is a highlight of the school year for Richmond, but these...
“I told the people in customs that we were just going to Disneyland,” Quezada said. “I guess you could say that I’ve been at Disneyland for over 15 years now.”
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West Contra Costa Unified School District holds meetings to hear community input on how the district should allocate $200 million in bond authority to facility construction at old and new school.
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Addison Escobar had never lined up at forward for Richmond High School before Thursday night. But when his coach, Rene Siles, asked the senior to move up from midfield, he didn’t ask questions. “Wherever I...
A mix of beats, rapping and acting turned Eugene O’Neill’s drama masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, into a bracing new blend of hip hop and theater.
Magaly Rodriguez, who came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was an infant, is not a U.S. citizen. To get Rodriguez to Brown University, ILC and university officials had to navigate a web of...
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As a second-year student at Contra Costa College, Mailen, 20, spends much of her time thinking about how she will fund her education.
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After examining trash at Richmond High School, student volunteers found evidence that cigarette and marijuana use is at a high level among students, but that there was significantly more cigarette trash than marijuana trash on...
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Frazier, a Richmond High School student and basketball player, was killed last Friday in a drive-by shooting outside his family’s home in North Richmond. As the outpouring of grief showed, Frazier’s death touched the community...
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Using a tough-love approach, the team's football coach and hard-boiled tutor insist players have a plan for their studies and their future.
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The Richmond Police Department is interested in having all high school students in the city take an anonymous survey in which they could express their thoughts and feelings about local police.
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Tucked away in the back corner of Richmond’s Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) center sits a hand-painted poster that reads “SEAYL IS IN.”
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