A Parkland Journalist on the Power of Student Newspapers

As a survivor of the deadly Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Nikhita found herself making headlines— literally. In the space of a day, Nikhita went from writing stories about music albums to covering the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in American history. Journalism became her most powerful weapon when it came to speaking her truth and uplifting her classmates. In doing so, Nikhita became the written voice of one of the most momentous news stories of the year.  

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