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A volunteer participates in a June 29 beach cleanup at Anstey’s Beach in the Durban suburbs. PHOTO: ZACH PODOLNICK 26/THE HAWK

Youth drive cleanup along Durban beach

Anna Kalafatis '22, Staff Writer July 11, 2024

Durban, South Africa – About 30 volunteers gathered June 29 at Anstey’s Beach for a beach cleanup sponsored by the Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa (WESSA).   Eight-year-old...

Martelli, on the right side of the screen, answer a student’s question over zoom after his speech. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Martelli speaks at event for community youth

Tyler Nice September 21, 2021

On Sept. 18, Siloam Wellness Center, a non-profit institution that promotes mental, physical and spiritual well-being for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Philadelphia area, presented an event titled...

Philadelphia children are getting hit hard

Caren Teague September 14, 2021

Under-served and lower-income Philadelphia public schools have finally made the transition to an in-person learning format, months after other districts throughout the state and country had already done...

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Young voters’ role in the midterm elections

Cara Smith October 9, 2018

Only a third of voters age 18-29 said that voting in the midterm elections was extremely important according to a July 2018 George-Mason University Post Schar poll. Laura Bucci Ph.D., assistant professor...

Bochabela Violinist Blends Classical and Traditional Sounds

Bochabela Violinist Blends Classical and Traditional Sounds

Carly Montecalvo July 13, 2018

The Bochabela String Project, which introduces children from marginalized communities in South Africa to string instruments, is based at the musical training school, Musicon, in the city of Bloemfontein,...

South Africans commemorate June 1976 youth uprising

South Africans commemorate June 1976 youth uprising

Carly Montecalvo June 16, 2018

Soweto, South Africa--Thousands of people gathered at Orlando soccer stadium in Soweto to mark the 42nd anniversary of what is known in South Africa as the June 16, 1976 Soweto student uprising. President...

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