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Growing Up to Make a Difference

Growing Up to Make a Difference

Bindi Irwin  06.23.2015
A Wildlife Warrior is someone who stands up and speaks for those who cannot speak for themselves. Protecting our world for the generations...
You Don't Need A 'Real' Dad To Celebrate Father's Day

You Don't Need A 'Real' Dad To Celebrate Father's Day

Susannah Keogh  06.21.2015
I mean, I get it, I really do. Father's Day is commercialized and these companies aim to maximize on that. In the midst of all the greeting...
A Thank You To My Dad For Being My Father -- And Mother

A Thank You To My Dad For Being My Father -- And Mother

Erin Whitten  06.21.2015
My father is strong -- way stronger than I ever thought. When he is sick, he still continues to drive me to the train station so I can...
My One Exception To The 'I Don't Like Shakespeare' Rule

My One Exception To The 'I Don't Like Shakespeare' Rule

Reilly Wieland  06.16.2015
I have to admit the cardinal sin of all book lovers: I don't really love Shakespeare.
Print May Be 'Dying,' But That Won't Stop Me From Becoming A Journalist

Print May Be 'Dying,' But That Won't Stop Me From Becoming A Journalist

Sherina Harris  06.16.2015
Is the future of print grim? Maybe. But is the future of journalism, of communicating information to people, grim as well? Not by a long...
I'm Allowed To Be Confused About The Future -- And You Are, Too

I'm Allowed To Be Confused About The Future -- And You Are, Too

Taylor Vidmar   06.11.2015
I often feel as though I should already have my life figured out. A lot of my peers already have plans for their post-high school careers,...
Thank You To The Haters. This One's For You.

Thank You To The Haters. This One's For You.

Erin Whitten  06.10.2015
Yes, I did kill my GPA freshman and sophomore year. Yes, I did get a bad stomach disability, resulting to an intense surgery. And yes,...
Most Of My Friends Have 'Evolved,' But I Feel Like I Haven't

Most Of My Friends Have 'Evolved,' But I Feel Like I Haven't

Valeria Laura Rigo  06. 8.2015
I can't leave the country on my own or drink alcohol. My parents take me to school every day, which I am one year away from finishing....
6 Steps To Crossing Anything Off Your Bucket List

6 Steps To Crossing Anything Off Your Bucket List

Ben Nemtin  06. 2.2015
Think about what you really want. Forget what you think you should do or what others say you should do. What excites you? What feels impossible?...
Caitlyn Jenner Has Always Been Beautiful -- Even Before Her Debut

Caitlyn Jenner Has Always Been Beautiful -- Even Before Her Debut

Leo Sheng  06. 1.2015
I support Caitlyn. I respect her journey and her story. And I am so, so proud stand behind her and watch her find her happiness. Welcome...
I'm A High School Dropout -- And I'm OK With That

I'm A High School Dropout -- And I'm OK With That

Zane Rubin  06. 1.2015
On May 27, 2015 I should have graduated from high school, but I did not. I am a dropout. Many would be disheartened to learn I was unable...
7 Common College Application Answers, Translated

7 Common College Application Answers, Translated

Hana Nazir  05.28.2015
"President and CEO of Technological Connection Assistance Company" = I helped my grandparents make Facebook accounts so they would stop...
Selena Gomez Is More Than Her Size -- And So Am I

Selena Gomez Is More Than Her Size -- And So Am I

Ally Del Monte  05.27.2015
What the hell is this? THIS is why young women (and men!) have body images issues. This is why people think that no matter what they do,...
The Powerful Message Behind The 'Bad Blood' Music Video

The Powerful Message Behind The 'Bad Blood' Music Video

Zainub Amir  05.26.2015
We were all gearing up for this video as Taylor heightened our excitement by tweeting, Instagram-ing and Tumblr-ing myriads of posters...