Behind the Story: Harker Aquila student journalists highlight Hispanic and Latinx culture and community

Photo of Kinnera Mulam, Sarah Mohammed, and Emma Gao.
Kinnera Mulam (left), Sarah Mohammed (center), and Emma Gao (right) learned more about writing long-form stories while reporting on Latinx culture and community at their school.

Kinnera Mulam, Sarah Mohammed and Emma Gao share their experiences writing their story about Hispanic and Latinx culture at their school.

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