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The quest for more muscle: Body image is not just a women's issue

Editor’s note: ThreeSixty has changed the name of a minor in this article due to privacy. 

BRIAN IS ALWAYS AWARE of the space he occupies.

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The mental health stigma: In Somali community, culture can be a barrier to treatment

WAALI. WAALAN. MAJNOON.

These three words may look different, but they are commonly used in the Somali community to describe one thing: crazy.

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IB students are called to community action: In St. Paul Harding’s CAS program, IB seniors design, execute and serve

ST. PAUL HARDING SENIOR Zena Vue came across St. Jude’s, a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., whose main source of income is donations, while researching for a fundraising project for student council.

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Sharing your leftovers: Special tables in school cafeterias help reduce waste, feed students and promote sharing

A FEW MINUTES BEFORE the 11:44 a.m. bell rings to end lunch, students at St. Paul Johnson Senior High School walk toward the garbage bins with their lunch trays.

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ThreeSixty Focus on… Nekima Levy-Pounds

The Minneapolis NAACP president, civil rights attorney, activist and law professor talks Jamar Clark, racial tension and how youth can create change 

 

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‘They need to listen to the youth’: Young people help NOC on front lines in fight for racial and economic justice

WHEN IT WAS CeCe Monn-Price’s turn to speak to the Minneapolis City Council, she was terrified.

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Making their mark on the business world: Young Minnesota entrepreneurs turn visions into reality

BHARAT PULGAM, at the age of 16, is already the chief executive officer of mXers Audio, a company developing a new type of earbuds.

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Social (media) activism: Young people take to Twitter, Tumblr and other online platforms to speak out and organize

A GROUP OF ABOUT 100 high school students gather together in a room on an early December evening, discussing their feelings about the Jamar Clark controversy and the protests it spawned.

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Young people fight political discouragement with passion

Getting involved, regardless of your views, offers ways to effect change – even without voting 

FROM OPPOSITES SIDES of
 the political spectrum, then-high school students Amanda P

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Do teens care about politics and civic life?

Though they know of current events, students see themselves as less active in making change than previous generations 

WHEN THE BELL RINGS at Wayzata High School, Syed Hasan 
is just a

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Putting power in the hands of youth: In St. Paul Youth Commission, students have chance to create ‘measurable change’

NO MATTER WHERE YOU GO, adults always seem to hold the power.

However, as a nonprofit organization in St. Paul proves, there can be strength in the innovative ideas of young people.

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Standing out in IT and computing: Resources exist for young women interested in technology careers

DEVAN SAYLES, A BUSINESS application analyst at General Mills, doesn’t have to look far for a mentor in her field.

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A step toward a career path: STEP-UP jobs program connects young people with internships, experience

WHILE LIVING IN ETHIOPIA several years ago, Lensa Gudeta’s brother had a heart issue that made it difficult for him to breathe.

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Four Reasons Why You (Yes, You!) Should Apply for a ThreeSixty Journalism Summer Camp

IT BECAME CRYSTAL CLEAR to me in high school what I wanted to study once I got into college. I thank my summer camp experiences for that.

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A world of opportunity at ThreeSixty Journalism

OPPORTUNITY.

My job at ThreeSixty Journalism is to think about opportunity for students, in some form, every single day.

New sportswear allows Muslim girls to play sports, practice religion

U of M, local girls team up to create culturally sensitive athletic uniforms 

WHEN MUNA MOHAMED was in middle school, she had a hard time finding a private space to play basketball.

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Athletes make the call on college

Student-athletes can face difficult choices in picking a school to play for 

RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATE Marvin Singleton would tell any high school athlete not to let anyone, even friends

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Students hone skills in unique work study program

Cristo Rey program gives students real-world work experience in Twin Cities 

CHRISTIAN MEJIA KNOWS how to stay busy.

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College ambition means burning the 1 a.m. oil

College Possible helps low-income students make college a reality 

RECENT HIGH SCHOOL graduate Augusta Allen had good reason for staying up until 1 a.m. nearly every night.

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Far from the ocean, they learn about sea service

Minnesota teens gain sea experience in U.S.

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