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15-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Heads To Prom In The Most Badass Ride

15-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Heads To Prom In The Most Badass Ride

Hadley Walsh  07.15.2014
Though 15-year-old Kieran Maxwell has battled cancer, on his prom night, that fact faded into the background as he pulled up to his prom...
Why Being Happy Is Harder Than You Think

Why Being Happy Is Harder Than You Think

07.15.2014
When asked where I see myself in ten years, I will say point blankly I don't know; but, what I do know is that I want to be happy. I think...
I'm 'Officially' An Adult, But That Doesn't Mean I Have It All Figured Out (Yet)

I'm 'Officially' An Adult, But That Doesn't Mean I Have It All Figured Out (Yet)

07.14.2014
On the last day of school, as I said goodbye to everyone, I didn't fully understand that it was the last time I'd be seeing the same people...
I Thought I Would Love Sleepaway Camp, But I Thought Wrong

I Thought I Would Love Sleepaway Camp, But I Thought Wrong

07.14.2014
I had never been away from home before and at 13 years old, I thought I'd give it a try. Two weeks in the beautiful Northeast writing and...
Teen Tweets Of The Week!

Teen Tweets Of The Week!

07.11.2014
Every week, we round up the best 140-character quips and insights from our esteemed blogging team -- and other equally awesome teen tweeters....
11 Things I Learned To Let Go Of After High School

11 Things I Learned To Let Go Of After High School

07.11.2014
I maintained this unnecessary attitude until the beginning of my college career, before it finally hit me: If you're trying to control...
This 'Party' Anthem Has A Message No One's Hearing

This 'Party' Anthem Has A Message No One's Hearing

07.11.2014
He relates to teenagers, expressing that he's been there and gave into peer pressure. He also uses his own life experience to explain not...
The 5 Biggest Life Lessons I Learned At Summer Camp

The 5 Biggest Life Lessons I Learned At Summer Camp

07.11.2014
4-H camp is a very special place. While the lanyards might eventually snap off, and the smell of sunscreen and sunburn medication fades...
5 Reasons Why 5 Seconds Of Summer Stands Out From Other Boy Bands

5 Reasons Why 5 Seconds Of Summer Stands Out From Other Boy Bands

07.10.2014
The Australian pop-punk band, 5 Seconds of Summer, have taken the world by storm. However, they've already won over my heart. I have been...
I'm Embracing My 'Young' Age (And You Should, Too)

I'm Embracing My 'Young' Age (And You Should, Too)

07.10.2014
The worst thing that we, as young people, can do is to accept things the way they are because of our age. Young people have been on the...
I Love Journalism, But This Is Why I Won't Major In It

I Love Journalism, But This Is Why I Won't Major In It

07. 9.2014
How can I convince myself to go into journalism when I am uncertain if I will be able to handle the financial repercussions?
Here's What I Don't Need To See On Reality TV

Here's What I Don't Need To See On Reality TV

07. 9.2014
There are many forms of prejudice, and it is no secret that our so beloved, widely-consumed media is filled with it. However, I'm not here...
I'm More Than Just 140 Characters Worth Of Hashtags

I'm More Than Just 140 Characters Worth Of Hashtags

07. 9.2014
I'm going to save my labels for things that are the most important to me: things that are even more specific than "vegetarian," "photographer"...
My Health Is Between Me And My Doctor -- Not My Boss

My Health Is Between Me And My Doctor -- Not My Boss

07. 8.2014
What someone should or should not do for their health is between them and their physician, not their boss.