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A Case Against the SAT

A Case Against the SAT

Hasan Khan  01.30.2015
The SAT standardized tests have become the tool of choice to certify a student's readiness objectively, but is this system truly as foolproof...
From New York to NOLA: A Moral Obligation to Give Back

From New York to NOLA: A Moral Obligation to Give Back

Nasir Fleming  01.30.2015
We often think that issues are irrelevant because they do not directly affect us, but we forget that we can easily be the ones in an unfortunate...
How Important Is It to See Minorities in Movies?

How Important Is It to See Minorities in Movies?

The OpEd Project  01.30.2015
We need to tell new stories. We need to see new actors who look, sound and act like the real America. Racism is not just a concept. It...
The Black Hole

The Black Hole

Leena Khan  01.30.2015
We were 15 friends sitting inside under artificial lighting and our hands glued to our phones on a Friday, when the enticing warmth of...
Touching a Diverse Audience: A Conversation With Author Sharon G. Flake

Touching a Diverse Audience: A Conversation With Author Sharon G. Flake

Amanda Gorman  01.30.2015
In the 6th grade I was inspired to overcome insecurities about my dark skin because of Sharon G. Flake's 1998 debut novel, The Skin I'm...
My Unconventional Adventure Part II: Reporting at the 2014 American Music Awards

My Unconventional Adventure Part II: Reporting at the 2014 American Music Awards

Julia Schemmer  01.30.2015
After posing for selfies, drinking Coke out of a vintage bottle and meeting other journalists, we were ready to meet as many celebrities...
Stop Arguing About Feminism

Stop Arguing About Feminism

Lilian Klatskin  01.30.2015
Overall, whether you consider yourself a "feminist" or an "anti-feminist," you care about women. So stop disagreeing and calling each other...
The Bystander Effect: Why You Don't Stand Up When You Should

The Bystander Effect: Why You Don't Stand Up When You Should

Teen Vogue  01.30.2015
The truth is that you can't count on anyone else to take the lead: Sometimes it has to be you.
Inside a Top Fraternity

Inside a Top Fraternity

Hung Vo  01.30.2015
What separates Greek culture from the rest of the student population is that we are an organized institution. What happens within our purview...
Why I'm Embracing The 'Designated Ugly Fat Friend' Title

Why I'm Embracing The 'Designated Ugly Fat Friend' Title

Ally Del Monte  01.30.2015
Someone sent me a pic of Kylie Jenner wearing a shirt saying "I'm somebody's DUFF" and it made me sad. Why? Because I think being a DUFF...
16 Games for 16 Year Olds?

16 Games for 16 Year Olds?

Avi Sholkoff  01.29.2015
As someone who has avidly watched and followed football for years, I failed to grasp the severity of the many injuries. I ignored the commentators...
I'm A Transgender Teen And Which Restroom I Use Is None Of Your Business

I'm A Transgender Teen And Which Restroom I Use Is None Of Your Business

Casey Hoke  01.29.2015
It's one thing for a school to offer private facilities for students who identify as gender-neutral or are not comfortable using male-...
Why I Want Everyone In America To See 'American Sniper'

Why I Want Everyone In America To See 'American Sniper'

Sophie Roth-Douquet  01.28.2015
I'm not sure if I was simply too young to grasp what my dad must've been going through when he went to war. Perhaps it was simply impossible...
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...