Among the lineup of incredibly talented actors and actresses who make up the show's cast, Sandra Oh, who plays Christina Yang, represents a character unlike any other on primetime television. Christina is a bold, cardiothoracic surgeon who knows what she wants.
Ah, yes. The saying "boys will be boys." It doesn't sound anything but innocent, but it is probably the most blunt way we subconsciously promote sexism in our day-to-day lives.
I think Disney should make movies that are more realistic and reflective of the world we live in today. Love isn't just about fairytales or princesses or inanimate objects.
I look up to my mom, I look up to Eleanor Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr., but I also look up to the Kardashians, and I will defend my right to do so.
The updated SAT is better tailored to measure students' capabilities and therefore presents colleges with an improved metric for student success.
The keys to the future are in this young generation's hands, and despite all the problems the world is facing, the youngest have the most tools than any other generation before to fix them -- or make them worse.
While most articles and news stories have focused on introversion in adults, not enough awareness is brought to young people who deal with introversion every day.
During my writer's journey, I've come across an interesting question that I think every writer (and non-writer) can relate to: what makes something or someone authentic?
After revising and editing the writing supplement with my mentors and clicking submit, I couldn't help but smile at the confirmation page. At that moment, I finally believed that I had discovered my ideal college!
The girls you see superglued to their phones aren't just distracted or self-involved, as teenagers are often dismissed as being. Those girls are creating their personal brands on Twitter, launching fashion careers on Tumblr and starting their own businesses on Etsy.
I have now realized that there is absolutely nothing I can do about my college stress until that ever-so-far-away day in March when I find out where I've been accepted. If you're like me, maybe this will help.
Life isn't only about slender beautiful models being the only ones entitled to laugh with joy, dance with abandon, and have fun and love fully. All kinds of people deserve to. And that's just perfect!
If walking into high school somebody told me that I would willingly join a competitive public speaking team, loving it so much that I would eventually become President, I would reply that the chances of that happening are lower than those of Miley Cyrus becoming President.
Last month, I turned 18. Every friend and member of my family was there to celebrate this milestone with me except one person: my father.
At this point, it's well established at that the War on Drugs has failed: its policies disproportionately target minorities, it has contributed to mass incarceration, and it has done little actually reduce drug use. It's time to change this country's attitude towards drug users.
Over the course of the weekend, attendees meet like minded people, ship tons of code, learn about new technologies, occasionally nap and build awesome things. Eat. Code. Sleep. Repeat. Literally.