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This Incredible 19-Year-Old Built An Artificial Brain That Detects Breast Cancer

This Incredible 19-Year-Old Built An Artificial Brain That Detects Breast Cancer

Teen Vogue  12. 8.2014
Brittany Wenger is changing the game when it comes to cancer detection technology -- and, at 19, she's just getting started.
5 Reasons Why I'm Seriously Crushin' On Lorde

5 Reasons Why I'm Seriously Crushin' On Lorde

Camryn Garrett  12. 8.2014
She just has this way about her. If you've seen pictures of her performing, you'll probably feel this ripple effect: the force of her lyrics,...
Why 'Sixteen Candles' Isn't As Charming As You Think

Why 'Sixteen Candles' Isn't As Charming As You Think

Deryn Mierlak  12. 4.2014
Well, I'm a teen experiencing the gritty reality of 2014, and as the thirtieth anniversary of the beloved movie draws nearer, I decided...
Finding My Identity As An Adopted Child

Finding My Identity As An Adopted Child

Amanda King  12. 4.2014
The only difference between me and a non-adopted child is that I just happen to have two more parents. Questions about my adoption don't...
The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Teens With ADHD

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Teens With ADHD

Grace Friedman  12. 3.2014
Recently, I met a new friend at my college, and during the course of our brief introduction he learned that I had ADHD. Almost without...
How I Scored My Very Own Book Deal

How I Scored My Very Own Book Deal

Tallia Storm  12. 2.2014
So this week has been pretty mental. I've been like a 6-year-old with a secret, desperate to tell my pals for weeks and alas today the...
The Moment I Realized What It Means To Be A Minority

The Moment I Realized What It Means To Be A Minority

Nasir Fleming  12. 1.2014
I discovered that I was black in the third grade. No -- not really. I have always known that I had brown skin, but I did not start to realize...
How Applying To College Made Me Grateful For The Little Things

How Applying To College Made Me Grateful For The Little Things

Morgan Levy  11.27.2014
This Thanksgiving weekend, I encourage all the seniors to turn off your laptop and put away those applications for a little bit. Enjoy...
30 Powerful Reactions To The Ferguson Decision From Teens And Young Adults

30 Powerful Reactions To The Ferguson Decision From Teens And Young Adults

Isabel Song  11.26.2014
One of the prevailing things I noticed on that fateful night was the high volume of teens who were speaking out and explaining why this...
3 Things I Want My Generation To Know After The Decision In Ferguson

3 Things I Want My Generation To Know After The Decision In Ferguson

Garrett Degraffenreid  11.25.2014
Fellow millennials, I have much hope for us in spite of a seemingly dim future. We have the potential to do great things and push society...
The Question About My Transracial Family I'm Tired Of Being Asked

The Question About My Transracial Family I'm Tired Of Being Asked

Sam Lanevi  11.24.2014
I want people to think about what makes their family a family. Is it shared physical features, or because of the love you share for one...
How Poetry Gave Me A Voice

How Poetry Gave Me A Voice

Amanda Gorman  11.21.2014
As I stepped up to that mic and dared to read my writing at the workshop, I learned that poetry is voice, and the courage to use it. With...
Why Not So Serious?

Why Not So Serious?

Morgan Levy  11.21.2014
There is a fine blurred line between humor and taking it too far, a line which members of our society today continue to cross.
Why I'm Grateful For My Parents -- All Four Of Them

Why I'm Grateful For My Parents -- All Four Of Them

Leo Sheng  11.21.2014
While race is definitely an obvious component in our family, it is not, nor has it ever been the driving force behind our relationship...