Samples of Work
Samples of Work
At Barnard, one in five students report experiencing sexual assault. But a new initiative by the College that includes sexual assault prevention education has only advertised one event on the topic so far-and it was hosted by Columbia.
Barnard students are no longer eligible to participate in Columbia Urban Experience-a community service pre-orientation program-starting with next year's class of 2020. Of the three pre-orientation programs offered by Columbia, CUE, International Student Orientation Program, and Columbia Outdoor Orientation Program, CUE was the only Columbia pre-orientation program open to Barnard.
Following a semester of student and administrator confusion surrounding Being Barnard, the college's education and awareness campaign, Barnard is looking to increase awareness and student participation with additional mandatory programming and a film contest. Being Barnard seeks to educate students about issues of "wellness, relationships, intervention, social identities and social power, and violence education."
As the 2013-14 school year ended, a ninth-grade biology assignment brought the debate of teaching creationism in public schools into the national limelight.
Judge Jerry Baxter is scheduled to re-sentence three of the 11 defendants found guilty in the APS cheating trials.
Each year students at Grady take mandated standardized tests. Teachers and students alike lament that an increase in testing has led to a greater loss of instructional time.
As part of a national tour to discuss public safety and racial issues in light of the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the Atlanta community at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Dec. 1.
Grady was thrown into the media spotlight last school year when a senior brought a gun to school that accidentally discharged in her pocket as she walked through the courtyard. The bullet hit her leg and no one else was injured. Morgan Tukes' weapon was a pink .380-caliber handgun.
The birds may be "tweeting" outside, but teens on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, MySpace and other various social media websites seem to be making a lot more noise. Social media use, however, can come with stranger danger.
The Atlanta BeltLine is a work in progress, but the walking and biking trails have already gained popularity across the city. The multibillion dollar project, however, is primarily funded by a Tax Allocation District, or TAD, which uses a portion of property tax revenue that would otherwise be allocated to the Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County.