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Kids Speaking Up: Project Real Nostalgia

On the eve of a new decade, there's no better time to commit to making memories we can be proud of
 

Kids Speaking Up: Welcome to the 21st Century, Mr. Gingrich

The former House speaker's view of the world is outdated and rooted in ignorance
 

Kids Speaking Up Recognized for Writing

Six Dos Pueblos High students — and Noozhawk contributors — earn awards in 2009 California Press Women High School Journalism Contest
 

Kids Speaking Up: Bottled Water Is Just ... Water

A drink from the tap is just as healthy and a fraction of the cost
 

Kids Speaking Up: The Floatopian Disaster

Residents beware as a horde of college students descends on Del Playa this weekend
 

Kids Speaking Up: A Cry for Help for Wolf Population

A killing ban is essential to the animals' health and that of the Rocky Mountain ecosystem
 

Kids Speaking Up: Do Americans Still Have Values?

It seems our tendencies toward pure individualism have eliminated any sense of community — or soul
 

Kids Speaking Up: Casualties of the Recession

Mass shootings and other gun violence may have their roots in a moribund economy
 

Kids Speaking Up: Tax on Marijuana Could Boost State Revenue

Rather than outlawing the prevalent weed, we should put it to legal use
 

Kids Speaking Up: A Second Modest Proposal

As health-care costs skyrocket, how about a game of survival of the fittest?
 

Kids Speaking Up: New Beginnings, and for the Better

By losing everything, a Tea Fire survivor learns she's gained even more.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Lost Language

OMG! The world of words is taking on a whole new meaning ... and symbolism.
 

Kids Speaking Up: An Open Letter to Congress

Republicans should learn that government is not the problem, it's the solution to the problem.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Male Eating Disorders

Women aren't the only ones bearing the burden of weight challenges
 

Kids Speaking Up: Equal Pay for Equal Work

Finally, many years too late, we have a law that protects women from pay discrimination.
 

Kids Speaking Up: You Are What You Throw Away

Carrying the trash you create for a week with you can have a profound effect.
 

Kids Speaking Up: The Rhythm of My Pulse

A generation moves away from great forms of music.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Expectations Rise Along with Obama

The president-elect will restore our standing as a nation and in the world.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Welcome to the Future

There is no present, and if we don't plan for the future, we end up only in the past.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Time to Fight Recession — Again

President-elect Obama's radical policies, paralleling FDR's, may be the only hope for our failing economy.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Media Provoke Partisanship

With the nation facing so much adversity, does it really matter whether President-elect Obama chooses Democrats or Republicans for his Cabinet?
 

Kids Speaking Up: Let’s Talk Turkey

Help make a difference by buying meat and dairy from companies raising our food the humane way.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Sustainability and Schools a Natural Pairing

Funding schools to be 'green' would help cultivate a sense of environmental responsibility in students
 

Kids Speaking Up: Prop 12 to Give Veterans the Support They Deserve

California voters say yes — and thank you — to those who have fought for our freedom.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Under Obama, Change is Coming

With Barack Obama as our president, we can get the country headed in the right direction.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Making a Difference for Barack Obama

A quick trip to Las Vegas is an opportunity to walk and talk for a favorite candidate.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Nuclear Energy Powers a Renewed Debate

Is nuclear energy the fuel of the future or a threat to humanity?
 

Kids Speaking Up: Changing the Culture

Despite racial and gender advances, equality for all is not a universal concept.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Are Today’s Body Images the Shape of Things to Come?

The media bear much of the blame for unrealistic beauty myths. It's time to cut them down to size.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Why Do We Need a Bailout?

If we don't want economic ruin, we need to do something while we still have the option.
 

Kids Speaking Up: Swimming with Sewage?

What's in the water sure takes the fun out of going to the beach.
 

Kids Speaking Up Finds Its Voice Through Isabelle and Sophie D’Arcy

With an annual magazine and groups at three schools, two sisters are inspiring their generation with a write idea. Now they're sharing the results with Noozhawk
 
 

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