Spark Newsmagazine


Spark Newsmagazine


Spark Newsmagazine


Spark Package Editor Mia Hilkowitz discusses the implications of minors being tried as adults in the US criminal justice system.

A Stolen Youth

Mia Hilkowitz December 11, 2020

story by Mia Hilkowitz | photography by Riley Higgins | art by Shiloh Wolfork Rodney Hulin Jr. was 17 years old when he committed suicide in his Brazoria County Federeal Prision cell.  Two years before...

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Safety, Not Encouragement

March 29, 2020

column by Ava Huelskamp | art by Cassandra Mueller Pregnant. The result of the ClearBlue pregnancy test belonging to the 750,000 teenage girls every year who make a trip to their local Walgreens after...

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The True Duty

February 29, 2020

column by Emily Hormann | art by Cassandra Mueller “My family denied, and still denies, my identity.” The bustling conversations taking place around the room fall silent, heeding way for the girl’s...

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I Don’t Feel Like Being Possessed

Ruth Elendu, Package Editor November 6, 2017

Column by Ruth Elendu | Art by McKenna Lewis Halloween just passed and everyone from the annoying kid down the block to the neighbor’s dog dressed up either as an Avenger, a hot dog, a princess or any...

Leah Boehner Opinion Column Summer Bodies Summer Lovin Lakota East Spark Online

Summer Lovin’

September 11, 2017

By Leah Boehner | Art by McKenna Lewis My summer body is the same as my winter body, but that hasn't always been the case. My weight doesn’t change with the seasons, I don’t get much more tan in the...

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