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A Turning Point in the Drug Battle

2005 workshop students Chandler Sentell, Ma-Eyongerie Frambo and Maliza Kalema interview residents of a drug and alcohol treatment program on Minneapolis’ Northside.


Summer 2006 Workshop Articles

Fourteen students from Minnesota high schools spent two weeks in June 2006 at the ThreeSixty summer workshop at the University of St. Thomas. The result: four pages of stories published in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press.

Never too young to be homeless

It’s five a.m. in Minneapolis under the overhang of an abandoned building. It’s cold and damp from the morning dew. Most teenagers still have a few hours left to sleep, but not Mack, a 19-year-old runaway from Portland, Oregon. His life is far from average.

His bedtime is when he feels safe enough to sleep.

His alarm clock is the sun.

My struggle and what you should know

Emma Weber is one teenager who’s not likely to “pig out” on junk food — at least not more than once in awhile. She pays too big a price. The 16-year-old junior at Osseo Senior High School has Type 1 diabetes and there’s nothing she could have done to prevent it.

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