Author: Rachel Fredman

Rachel Fredman, 17, is a passionate rising senior at Westborough High School. She is the senior executive producer of her school’s newspaper The Lobby Observer, which has helped her get to know her school better. Outside of journalism, Rachel is best known in her school as the president of the Best Buddies club, which gives special needs students an outlet to make friends. In the future, Rachel aspires to implement political policy that impacts many lives. BY SARA ZAKARIA

As Media Shrink, Citizens Step Up

You may not know the name Darnella Frazier but you will never forget her video. Frazier, a 17-year-old student from Minneapolis, can be credited with recording what may become the single biggest news event this year which ignited a national dialogue about race relations in the United States