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Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

Galit Breen  03. 2.2015
In the midst of young motherhood, I believed that having well-behaved kids, ones who didn't make waves, meant that I was being a good mom....
Bullying in Politics

Bullying in Politics

Ally Del Monte  02.20.2015
Politicians are supposed to be representative of the people they serve. Imagine, for one minute, if someone from every state in America...
An Elderly Man Was Shoveling Snow Alone, Until This Teen Stopped To Help Him

An Elderly Man Was Shoveling Snow Alone, Until This Teen Stopped To Help Him

Taylor Trudon  02.19.2015
When Tommy Adams noticed an elderly man with a walker clearing snow, he knew just what to do. According to WTVR CBS 6 News, the Nottoway...
You Can Sit With Us: Teens Make Sure No One Has to Eat Alone

You Can Sit With Us: Teens Make Sure No One Has to Eat Alone

David Kudler  02.17.2015
When Regina George's gang turn on her in Mean Girls and say, "You can't sit with us," it's comedy. When it happens to a real teen, it's...
Teen Burn Victim Gets The Ultimate Surprise Visit

Teen Burn Victim Gets The Ultimate Surprise Visit

Taylor Pittman  02. 6.2015
Two months ago, 16-year-old Kilee Brookbank survived a home explosion. Now in recovery, she got the ultimate surprise to help lift her...
Why I'm Fighting For Girls Who Want To Play Football

Why I'm Fighting For Girls Who Want To Play Football

Caroline Pla  02. 5.2015
I'm not just a fan of the game: I'm a 13-year-old, 5'4'' offensive guard who takes on mostly boys twice my size. I just finished playing...
The Incredible Way One School Helped A Dying Teen See His Prom Dream Through

The Incredible Way One School Helped A Dying Teen See His Prom Dream Through

Taylor Pittman  02. 4.2015
When Jak Trueman received news that his cancer had spread, he vowed to keep his promise of taking his girlfriend to prom -- and his fellow...
'I'm A Boxer' Video Is A Powerful Response To Sexism In Sports

'I'm A Boxer' Video Is A Powerful Response To Sexism In Sports

Taylor Trudon  01.26.2015
"Don't call me a female boxer. I'm a boxer." These are the words spoken by a young athlete, who, like many girls, wants an equal playing...
The Genius Of #YouTubeAsksObama

The Genius Of #YouTubeAsksObama

Haley Pereyo  01.26.2015
Thank you to President Obama, Hank Green, GloZell Green, Bethany Mota, Google, YouTube and everyone who was part of this event because...
She Could've Had A Sweet 16 Party, But Did Something Incredible Instead

She Could've Had A Sweet 16 Party, But Did Something Incredible Instead

Amanda Scherker  01.21.2015
On Dec. 13, 2014, Nubia Wilson turned 16. But instead of celebrating with a glamorous Sweet 16 birthday party, the California teen dedicated...
Teen Tweets Of The Week!

Teen Tweets Of The Week!

  01.16.2015
Every week, we round up the best 140-character quips and insights from our esteemed blogging team -- and other equally awesome teen tweeters....
The Problem With Those '20 Under 20' Lists

The Problem With Those '20 Under 20' Lists

Anna Juszczyk  01.13.2015
We live in the world of 16-year-old millionaires, teenage entrepreneurs and child celebrities. It is hard not to get lost in this "youth...
The Best TV Show You're Not Watching

The Best TV Show You're Not Watching

Eden Friedman  01.13.2015
Though Interstellar is dazzling, and (full disclosure) did make me cry a little, Black Mirror is utilizing the resources and extended parameters...
She Interviewed Her Way Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

She Interviewed Her Way Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

Amanda Scherker  01. 9.2015
Seventeen-year-old celebrity journalist Pavlina Osta is a marathoner, but not in the run-a-million-miles-and-get-sweaty way. Pavlina's...