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Downtime At The Connecticut Capitol

Downtime At The Connecticut Capitol

Yan Haizhao / youthjournalism.org The dome of the Connecticut State Capitol building is as pretty from inside as it is on the exterior. Yan Haizhao / youthjournalism.org The Connecticut State Senate chamber inside the Capitol. Yan Haizhao / youthjournalism.org The Capitol Press Room has all the wonderful quirkiness of any good newsroom. youthjournalism.org Students from Hall High School in West Hartford explored the Connecticut State Capitol with visiting students from China late Tuesday afternoon. There, they met Paul Mounds, who is Gov. … Read entire article »

Filed under: China, Connecticut, government, Hartford, history

National Holocaust Memorial Museum Delivers Painfully Sad Lessons

National Holocaust Memorial Museum Delivers Painfully Sad Lessons

By Sydney Hallett Senior Reporter Youth Journalism International WASHINGTON, D.C. – Though we learned about the Holocaust every year in English or history class, we never really went in depth. I wanted to know more. Touring the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum during my visit to Washington gave me the perfect opportunity. I did not know what to expect as our group stepped into the museum elevator, but once the video started playing, I knew this museum was going to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Auschwitz, history, Holocaust, Sydney Hallett, terrorism, travel, War, Washington D.C., World War II

Seventy Years After Its Liberation, Auschwitz Is Still Chilling To This Young Visitor

Seventy Years After Its Liberation, Auschwitz Is Still Chilling To This Young Visitor

  Myah Guild / youthjournalism.org The fence around Auschwitz, which was electrified when the camp was in operation. Desperate prisoners sometimes made a suicidal run at the fence to escape the horrors of the concentration camp. By Myah Guild Senior Reporter Youth Journalism International OSWIECIM, Poland – No words can truly describe what visiting Auschwitz is like. Even now, months after I spent time, there, I still struggle to comprehend what I saw and heard. I suppose it’s because I never really … Read entire article »

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