Black teen wins essay contest on topic of white privilege
Campus Life / Education

Black teen wins essay contest on topic of white privilege

A black teenager who wrote about the “unavoidable” racial issues he faces growing up in an affluent, predominantly white Connecticut town has won an essay contest on the topic of white privilege. Chet Ellis, a 15-year-old sophomore at Staples High School in Westport, described a discussion on getting into college one day during track practice. … Continue reading

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Mexico youth shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himself
Health / International News / Latin America & the Caribbean

Mexico youth shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himself

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in this northern Mexico city Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. Another student suffered lesser injuries in the shooting, which was captured on a video posted to social media. Nuevo Leon … Continue reading