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'A Thousand Pieces Of Me Come Together For One Moment'

Annie Schugart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Annie Schugart

As I watch the football players play their hearts out, I think about all the players who had done the same in the exact field years before. I think about the thousands of fans who pile into the bleachers year after year.

Teen Asks Costume Store For Some Non-'Sexy' Choices, Please

Posted 10.25.2013 | Teen

Maya is a high school senior who would like to dress up in a non-sexy Halloween costume. Unfortunately, her store-of-choice, Party City, doesn't have ...

THIS Is Why You Should F***ing Love Teenage Girls

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Perle | Posted 10.28.2013 | Teen

Those girls, man. They take all that energy, all that circulating fire in their veins, and instead of letting it destroy them, they choose to love, ferociously. Teenage girls find a buoy for themselves in the sea of emotional ruin, and they hold on tighter than anyone else.

Working Your Way Out Of A Major Life Rut

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 12.22.2013 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

While we all can't go on time-traveling adventures like Billy Pilgrim, we all can come unstuck in time in a different way. We shouldn't be living in our memories of the past or feel like we're unhappy in our present.

The Student-Inspired PSA That Should Be Shown At Every School

Posted 10.21.2013 | Teen

A handful of teens of different ethnicities and backgrounds from a Minnesota high school have a powerful message for their classmates: "It's all about...

The Scary Drug That's Finding Its Way Into Teen Pop Culture

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Gabby Abesamis, Niles We...

8 Girls With Incredibly Big Dreams (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.09.2013 | Teen

In honor of International Day Of The Girl this Friday, here are the faces of eight young women from around the world whose dreams for the future will ...

Are You Counting Tweets Instead Of Sheep?

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By David Rodriguez, Lane Te...

What Is The Coolest Thing About Your High School?

Posted 09.30.2013 | Teen

High school doesn't always have to be such a terrible place. At least, that's what the teens of Reddit have convinced us of today. See below for some ...

Young, Old and In Between Equals Success

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 11.28.2013 | Business
William B. Bradshaw

When I was a young adult and thought I had all the answers to life, and yet was looking for more information that might give me a leg up on success, I...

Horseback Riding Helped Save This Girl's Life (VIDEO)

Posted 09.20.2013 | Teen

Two years ago, a student named Talbot was hit by a car while she was crossing the street. She survived, but she was unable to walk or speak due to a s...

Read This Before Starting The Common App

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Jing Gao, Hinsdale Centr...

Why I Dropped Out

| Posted 09.18.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

Is This Deadly Drug Becoming A Problem In Schools?

tv | Posted 09.17.2013 | Teen

By Julia Rubin "What have I become?" 23-year-old Andrew Jones asked his mom shortly before he died. "What's happened to me?" A star high school ath...

The Big Miley Cyrus Mix-Up

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Fatima Farha and Gabby A...

10 Things Every College Student Should Have In Their Kitchen

Posted 09.11.2013 | Teen

If you are a college student who is attempting to navigate a kitchen for the first time, this is for you. The awesome people of Reddit have shared...

The Spectacularly Average Date You Never Knew You Wanted

Posted 09.11.2013 | Teen

According to Reddit, this guy put up 50 of these babies around his school to win a bet. But honestly, who wouldn't be into an evening filled with ...

She Just Surprised Her Friend With An INCREDIBLE Gift

Posted 09.07.2013 | Teen

Chandler Lacefield, a Texas teen, just surprised her friend with a very expensive gift -- and the story behind it will warm your heart. According t...

Don't Let Your Twitter Haunt You

Tori Molnar | Posted 11.07.2013 | Teen
Tori Molnar

As a 16 year-old girl, but also as a CEO, I must say that I love social media. You could even consider it a slight obsession.

Awesome Student-Run Record Label Brings Teen Poetry To Life (VIDEO)

Posted 09.06.2013 | Teen

When high school sophomore Kate Torres wrote a personal poem about her family life, she never imagined it would end up being turned into a song -- and...

This Is NOT Your Average High School Art Project

Posted 09.04.2013 | Teen

A very cool high school art teacher took to Reddit on Wednesday to share a class project you have to see to believe. From scratch, students at the sch...

HuffPost Teen's Ultimate Senior Year Survival Guide

Posted 09.03.2013 | Teen

School has officially started for the graduating class of 2014. This means that, despite any skepticism you may have had, you and your friends managed...

6 Reasons You Are Secretly Excited To Be Back At School

Posted 09.03.2013 | Teen

Ugh. Back-to-school. The summer went by WAY too fast. At least, that's what you've been telling your friends and family for the past week. But admi...

27 Truths About Being A Teenager

Posted 08.30.2013 | Teen

Nobody keeps their middle school friends forever. You'll fail a math test once in your life. Your teachers will assign you seats away from you...

Child Beauty Pageants: Why Should We Condone Them?

Yii-Huei Phang | Posted 10.30.2013 | Teen
Yii-Huei Phang

Instead of beauty pageants, why not try dancing or singing? Those activities allow a child to gain more self-esteem and even some discipline, but without reinforcing unattainable standards of beauty.