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In Defense Of 'Fanguys'

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Victoria Gonzalez, River...

Is Seventeen Too 'Adult' For Its Readers?

Kiley Roache is a sophomore at Nazareth Academy and Andrea Limon is a junior at Kenwood Academy. They are student reporters for The Mash, a weekly tee...

5 Books Every High School Student Should Read

By Marissa Page Marissa Page is a junior at University of Chicago Lab. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distribut...

Author Junot Diaz On Being A 'Teenage Nerd'

By Marisa Spiegel Marisa is a junior at Hinsdale Central High School. She is a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed...

Fierce Factor!

By Gabrielle Angelica Abesamis and Breana Brill Gabrielle and Breana are juniors at Niles West High School. They are student reporters for The Mash...

Don't Post That!

By Kevin Wei and Aaliyah Gibson Kevin is a senior Neuqua Valley High School and Aailyah is a senior at Whitney Young Magnet High School. They are s...

The 5 Weirdest Texting Habits Of Adults

By Caroline Sudduth Caroline is a junior at Hinsdale Central High School. She is a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distrib...

'I Stopped Talking At School For 5 Years'

By Andres Luz Andres is a sophomore at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. He is a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distri...

'Enough Is Enough'

By Gabriela Bosquez and Rachel Tenuta Gabriela is a senior at Golder College Prep and Rachel is a senior at William Fremd High School. They are stu...

Can You Find True Love In High School?

By Yazmin Dominguez and Alexander Vassiliadis Yazmin is a senior at Huntley High School, and Alex is a former British School student who now reside...

The ULTIMATE Summer Style Guide For Girls & Guys!

By Alexander Vassiliadis and Britni Berg Alex is a junior at British School of Chicago. Britni is a senior at Glenbrook North High School. They’r...

5 Reasons It's Awesome To Be A Millennial

By Britni Berg Britni is a senior at Glenbrook North High School. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to...

Why 'Switched At Birth' Tells The Story Of My Life

By April Bell April is a junior at Lincoln Park High School. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chic...

Spider-Man vs. Batman: Who Would Win In A Fight?

By Khalil Beckwith Khalil is a junior at King College Prep. He’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chica...

Heartbreak And Happiness In 'The Fault In Our Stars'

By Ellie Papadakis Ellie is a junior at Elk Grove High School. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to C...

That Awkward Moment When You Can't Pay For College

By Allison Prang Allison is a college sophomore at University of Missouri. She’s a college contributor for The Mash, a weekly teen publication di...

Do You Have Good 'Friendiquette'?

By Adrianna Parker Adrianna is a senior at Homewood-Flossmoor. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to C...

The Ultimate 'Must-See' Summer Movie Guide! (VIDEO)

By Jimmy Loomos Jimmy is a senior at Maine South. He’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland high...

Spring Clean Your Digital Life!

By Gavin Sullivan Gavin is a junior at Loyola Academy. He’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagolan...

Should Schools Ban The Words 'Gay' And 'Retarded'?

By John Mederich John is a senior at Mather High School. He’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland hig...

9 Questions You Should Ask On College Tours

By Jessenia Martinez Jessenia is a senior at Benito Juarez High School. She’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to C...

Why Boy Bands Aren't Going 'Bye Bye Bye' Anytime Soon (VIDEO)

By Daniaja Davis Daniaja is a junior at Whitney Young High School and reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland ...

''The Lucky One': Love Is Awkward, But Still Epic'

By Paige Smart Paige is a senior at Whitney Young High School. She’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicag...

Crazy About Comics?

By Mikhaela Padilla Mikhaela is a sophomore at Whitney Young High School. She’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to...

Should Students Be Allowed To Attend Class Via Video Chat?

By Angel Idowu Angel is a high school reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. Many students d...