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The Emma Edition

I Found - And Read - A Stranger's Diary

Emma Orlow | Posted 11.19.2012 | Teen
Emma Orlow

It seemed odd that someone would donate this diary (complete with name, address, and school) to a stranger. I had stumbled upon a historic document about a suburban teenager from who-knows-when.

I Shop, Therefore I Am

Emma Orlow | Posted 06.12.2012 | Teen
Emma Orlow

Urban Outfitters is run by a Rick Santorum supporter, under whose leadership the company has produced items that are viewed by many as homophobic and racist. This is the underbelly of fast fashion.

Smells Like Teen Angst

Emma Orlow | Posted 05.06.2012 | Teen
Emma Orlow

Teen angst is a feeling that percolates in every clique, every ethnic group, and every socio-economic status. Yes, we as teenagers do have a way of being selfish and sometimes whiney, but there is without a doubt some validity to our gripes.

Dreamin' of the Usual: A Backpack!

Al Baio | Posted 12.21.2011 | Style
Al Baio

Backpack Block Party! is on a quest to find the backpack of your dreams. Let's meet a contender. Where did you find your backpack? The Frida Kahlo...