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Feb. 22, 2024: Graduations and cultural diversity; Sustainable consumerism

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The sash that Grand Valley High School senior Naomi Peña was told she could not wear at her graduation ceremony, worn while she’s recognized by Colorado’s House of Representatives. May 5, 2023.

Should students be allowed to celebrate their cultural diversity at graduation? What state lawmakers are considering and what students at one school have agreed to do, at least for now. Then, as consumers we may think we're making choices that are good for the environment. But is that actually the case? And, farming... ice.