Breana Noble The Detroit News Published 7:20 PM EDT Mar 24, 2019 Detroit — High school students gathered Sunday in Midtown in Detroit to remember protests a year ago to support safer schools, including making clean water available and stopping gun violence. About 100 people, including students who helped organize the March for Our Lives protest and school walkouts and Democratic U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Andy Levin, gathered in Cass Corridor Commons, many sharing stories about issues affecting students and the pushback from adults and their peers who disagreed with holding walkouts. "A conversation can start a movement, and the movement already has begun," said Brooke Solomon, a 16-year-old junior at Cass Tech High School who is the chairwoman of Detroit Area Youth Uniting Michigan. "We are here to continue that conversation." Similar gatherings in other cities were expected to take place over the … [Read more...] about Students commemorate March for Our Lives protest
By JON MOOALLEM MARCH 20, 2019 A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. By JON MOOALLEM photo illustration by: DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY The whale sighting happened right away, minutes into Day 1. Jon, Dave and I had just been dropped off on a remote Alaskan shoreline, an hour and a half by boat from the closest speck of a town. Jon was working as a sea-kayaking guide that summer in Glacier Bay National Park, and he had invited us up for a seven-day excursion during his week off. As the boat that delivered us vanished, the drone of its … [Read more...] about It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives.
0 Have your say The last thing Marcelo Bielsa would want is for Leeds United to let the occasion swallow them but any pretence of Saturday’s derby with Sheffield United being the next fixture in a very long line of them was blown out of the water by Pontus Jansson. “The biggest game of our lives” Jansson billed it on Tuesday and some in the stands at Elland Road will feel that way when the whistle goes. In a decade-and-a-half of simple living, the enormity of Saturday’s match ranks alongside that of almost any other Leeds have staged; a promotion contest which will settle nothing on the day but might come to be seen as definitive in time.The club have been working towards it since their 4-0 thrashing of West Bromwich Albion at the start of this month, aware that one pivotal clash with a top-six club was leading rapidly to another. Players at Leeds and Sheffield United have mentioned each other in passing, ever wary of being seen to … [Read more...] about Leeds United v Sheffield United: The biggest game of our lives, said Pontus Jansson. And Pablo Hernandez is ready for it.
Live PUBLISHED: 12:49 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:49 11 March 2019 Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke got the better of Swansea manager Graham Potter at Carrow Road. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Our Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey answer your questions in our latest pinkun.com online debate. If viewing our live debate on a phone or tablet please make sure your browser and operating system are updated to the latest versions In our regular online question and answer session, our Canaries’ reporters discussed the latest Norwich City action, speculation and big talking points surrounding the club.The debate is open for 45 minutes each week through the season from 1pm over at pinkun.com/debate – where you can also review the discussion after the event by scrolling down the window below.• For more exclusive Norwich City opinion and analysis, follow The PinkUn on Facebook For once it was a solitary goal that decided a game at … [Read more...] about Join in: Our City correspondents take your questions in our live pinkun.com Q&A
Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press Updated 12:28 am CST, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 In this, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo, Matt Deitsch, center, hugs his sister Sam, left, and mother Elizabeth, as Elizabeth prepares to take Sam to the airport on for a speaking engagement in Washington, from their home in Parkland, Fla. Matt, Sam and their brother Ryan have crisscrossed the country helping to register young voters and advocate for stricter gun laws. less In this, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo, Matt Deitsch, center, hugs his sister Sam, left, and mother Elizabeth, as Elizabeth prepares to take Sam to the airport on for a speaking engagement in Washington, from ... more Photo: Wilfredo Lee, AP Photo: Wilfredo Lee, AP Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 In this, Thursday, Feb. … [Read more...] about 3 siblings bond through March For Our Lives after shooting