2017 Memes

By: Andrew De Haro Teenagers find information in many different ways, including sources such as including sources such as television or the radio. There are many other ways teens can find global news, such as looking at different news outlets or through memes on social media. Social media has made it easier for teens to…

Got Friends?

By: Julia Klotz, Seth Williams, Bryan Silva, Neil Slater, and Vanessa Tang                   You can find friendship in some of the most unexpected places and times. Among these experiences is high school, where friendships are forged, whether it lasts longer than a solitary experience or becomes lifelong. Trial and error is a large part of…

R.I.P. 1D

By: Amanda & Julia Klotz On March 25, 2015, popular boyband One Direction lost one of it’s members – Zayn Malik.  Malik decided to leave after five years of being with the band. There have been numerous cases regarding select members of popular bands breaking apart like John Lennon secretly leaving the Beatles in 1969…

Pizza, Ryan Gosling, and Cats

By: Amanda Klotz Founded in 2012, 20 year old Erin Yogasundram, current owner, was attending George Washington University in Washington D.C. when she decided to splurge on a little birthday present for herself – a $3,000 Celine luggage tote she had been dying to have.  This expensive purchase made Erin realize that she wanted to…

Does Social Media Make Us Social?

By Alexis Diaz I wake up to the sound of my annoying alarm clock, and then eagerly check Instagram and Twitter to see if I have any notifications, excited about any new comments on the picture I posted, or to see if I got any new favorites or re-tweets. In this generation people peck away…

Princesses: Uncensored

By Vanessa Tang Little princesses dropped F-bombs about every 15 seconds to educate the public about sexism. These aren’t true royalty, but 6 to 13 year-olds wearing princess costumes.  The t-shirt company, FCKH8, created the very controversial video about sexism and feminism. They have received about 1 million views on YouTube for their video, “Potty-Mouthed…

Extinguish The Fire

By Vanessa Tang  #WeCanDoIt. We can be the generation that puts out the last cigarette. It is possible, it will just take work. There’s a new campaign created to stop teen smoking. Truth, a smoking prevention organization, runs the Finish It Campaign. Their commercials inform people about the fact that, “only 9% of teens smoke……