Communities

If An Earthquake Hit Tomorrow…

Posted March 10, 2010 by The kNOw

As communities in Haiti and Chile recover from the damage of recent quakes, The kNOw writers share how family and loved ones become a priority in the wake of natural disasters. Life After Disaster Wow. To be honest, this is hard to write about because it is scary to me. It makes me speechless. Yes, […]

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“Students United Will Never Be Divided”

Posted March 5, 2010 by The kNOw

I am a freshman at California State University, Fresno. On March 4, 2010, I joined hundreds of other people in a march to advocate for better higher education and stop the budget cuts in our state.

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I Dis/Agree That Fresno Is The Drunkest City: Youth Views On A New Social Label

Posted February 9, 2010 by The kNOw

A health magazine recently identified Fresno as the drunkest city in the United States, based on death rates from alcoholic liver disease, alcohol-related car accidents, binge-drinking in the past month, DUI arrests, and DUI penalties. Youth from The kNOw had a mixed-bag opinion about whether this new label was right or wrong. When People Get […]

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Young People Process Gang Rape At Homecoming Dance

Posted October 30, 2009 by The kNOw

The gang rape of a 15-year-old student at Richmond High School in the Bay Area has made national headlines, but how are young people processing the incident? Youth writers from the Bay Area and Fresno say they would have tried to stop the assault, while others admit that they may not have had the courage to […]

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Safe Zone Report: Youth Homelessness

Posted August 31, 2009 by The kNOw

On August 26, 2009, we held a first “Safe Zone Forum” on the topic of youth homelessness. The forum was held at The kNOw’s office in order to ensure safety and create a respectful environment, and no outside adults or media were allowed.

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