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jiji mills, mia hilkowitz, riley higgins, ava huelskamp, dean hume, lakota east spark, spark

Life in Color: Jiji Mills

story by Mia Hilkowitz | photography by Ava Huelskamp It is fourth period at Liberty Junior High School and dozens of sweaty, awkward eighth-graders fill the g...
riley higgins, ianni acapulco, alexandra fernholz, dean hume, lakota east spark, spark, political divide, lakota east spark hate culture, politics

The American Divide

story by Ianni Acapulco | photography by Riley Higgins | photo illustration by Alexandra Fernholz The room fills with the soft symphony of careless noise: the ...
lakota east, lakota east spark, dean hume, ianni acapulco, lillian elliot, technology, in-depth

All In Moderation

story by Ianni Acapulco | art by Lillian Elliot East sophomore Aya Darwiche arrives to school early each morning, long before the hectic rush of the school day...

Malnourished Education

story by Rebecca Breland | art by Selena Chen *denotes name change As the last day of school arrives and students leave the building for the last time until A...
vivica heidenreich, anna mullins, meredith niemann, abby bammerlin, rebecca breland, masculinity, toxic masculinity, spark, lakota east spark, dean hume

Man Up!

story vivica heidenreich photography | meredith niemann | infographic anna mullins For some, high school is a concrete oasis, overflowing with the empa...
abby bammerlin, mckenna lewis, masculinity, toxic masculinity, spark, lakota east spark, dean hume

Growing Up Gendered

story and photography  by abby bammerlin | art by mckenna lewis He lifts up his brush with the delicacy of an artist. His wrist flicks up as he...
jessica jones, selena chen, alexandra fernholz, masculinity, lakota spark, lakota east spark, dean hume, divorce

Divorcing a Myth

story by Jessica Jones | infographic by Selena Chen | art by Alexandra Fernholz Separated parents have been the norm for him since he can remember. His parents...
shiloh wolfork, caroline bumgarner, alexandra fernholz, abby bammerlin, rebecca breland, masculinity, toxic masculinity, spark, lakota east spark, dean hume

Road to Body Positive

story by Shiloh Wolfork | infographic by Caroline Bumgarner | art by Alexandra Fernholz It’s just another day. He wakes up and at first everything appear...
Lakota East Spark Lakota East High School Spark Photography by Meredith Niemann Newsmagazine Samadhi Marapane journalism culture journalism dean hume osma

The Dreams of Citizens

Story by Samadhi Marapane | Photography Used with Permission Her birthplace has always been Veracruz, Mexico. Yet, when Xavier University junior Heyra Avila wa...
All STEM-med Up Story by Lexy Harrison Art by McKenna Lewis Women in STEM Engineering Engineer Science Technology Math Mathematics Lakota East Spark Newsmagazine Online

All STEM-med Up

Story by Lexy Harrison | Art by McKenna Lewis She wanted to prove that a woman can excel in math and science. After major discouragement from an authoritative ...
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