France Aravena

2021 ThreeSixty Scholar France Aravena HeadshotFrance Aravena is the 2021 ThreeSixty Scholar. A Wayzata High School 2021 graduate, Aravena joined ThreeSixty in  summer 2019 and participated in News Reporter Academy, Radio CampDigital Media Arts Camp and ThreeSixty’s school year News Team.

Aravena’s ThreeSixty portfolio includes a piece on USA Gymnast Sunisa Leea social media story about Main Street Project, an op-ed on the importance of wearing a face mask, a personal essay asking why teens can’t vote until they’re 18 years old, and more.

Homecoming 2023 Raises the Bar

View the Homecoming 2023 featured video, highlight program alums. View the event photos on Facebook. Watch WCCO TV’s event coverage. Read the St. Thomas Newsroom… Read More

2017 Scholar Joins Leadership Council

Samantha HoangLong is the newest member of ThreeSixty Journalism’s Leadership Council. The Council serves as the program’s advisory board, contributing primarily to programming, connecting, and… Read More

Two Alums Earn Prestigious Spots

Two ThreeSixty Journalism program alums, including 2022 ThreeSixty Scholar Gwynnevere Vang, are inaugural members of  The New York Times Corps. Vang is joined on the Times Corps… Read More

Voices: Please, Wear Your Mask

This op-ed story was produced during the Fall 2020 Youth Voice Workshop.   Dear customer, why aren’t you wearing a mask?  This is the question I ask… Read More

DMA Camp: Main Street Project

This story was produced during ThreeSixty Journalism’s 2020 Digital Media Arts Camp, in partnership with the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota… Read More

A Renewed Fight

It’s 10:30 a.m., March 14, 2018. Snow covers the ground, and of course no one brought a jacket. Hundreds of students have walked out of… Read More