MAy 2019 Edition: The future
College. 2020. Adulting. Climate Change. Entertainment. Where are we going in the future? How do our actions today inform the future? Find out in this edition of The Carver Times.
March Madness 2019
Traditionally, March Madness means college hoops and brackets, elimination and heartbreak, and sometimes even that elusive win! At the Carver Times, March Madness means something quite different. Late February and early March the Carver Times staff wrestled with Freedom of Information Act Right to Know Requests and 30 day extensions, being unprepared for interviews and missing deadlines, denials and dead ends, and sometimes that elusive conversation with an important source! Stay tuned in April when we release these investigations as podcasts.
Black Love Issue
The Carver community celebrates Black History Month with an assembly on February 14th in the school gym. The event features our dancers, choir, spoken word artists, singers, and a co-written poem that explores the theme BLACK LOVE. What is Black love? The intrepid reporters of The Carver Times asked you to find out!
Journalists from The Carver Times teamed up with student video producer Benji Ahanonu to produce this exploration of Black love at Carver. Check out the Instagram and Twitter #CarverBlackLoveIs for more.
What does Black love mean to you?
Students transformed the school for a celebration of Black love on February 14, 2019.
Black love is... inner peace.
Black love is the Y.A.H.O.O.S
Black love is sitcoms through the ages—celebrating black families, friendships, successes, and excellence. Black love is REPRESENTATION. Black love is DANCE.
Black love - let it shine!
New year. Change. Resolutions. Predictions. Picks. CLOUT. That's what you'll find in this edition. Remember, these are our opinions for what might happen in 2019. We kept this edition simple, but you'll still find some serious issues in our work. Ready? Here they are in no particular order...
Photo credit: Teaching Tolerance, Fall 2008 Artist - Sarah J. Coleman
70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
#CarverGoesGlobal4HumanRights on December 10th, 2018 with our 3rd annual International Day Celebration. For this month's edition, we reflected on the 30 articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. How are these rights relevant in our communities today?
Photo Credit: New York Times
Agung Putra's political opinion column is HERE. You will also find a collection of images that reflect the many "firsts" from this past month's mid-term elections, voting rights for felons in Florida and more.
Journalists for the Carver Times live with complex tensions and constantly seek to uncover possibilities in their communities. In the liner notes for the 1997 edition of Giant Steps, Jazz critic Nathan "Nat" Hentoff explains this journey as one very familiar to jazz musician John Coltrane. "John Coltrane committed his very existence to continually searching for more possibilities in his music—and therefore, in himself. After all, he once told me, 'The music is the whole question of life itself.'"
What tensions do you experience? What are you doing to search for the possibilities?
Where were you on halloween?
Coming soon! Carver Costumes!