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Teens and slurs

Phrases and words like “That’s so gay” and the N-word are common language I hear among teenagers everywhere — whether it is in school, in different public places and on social media. 498 more words


A lesson in acceptance

We regret to inform you that we cannot offer you admission into the class of 2019.

She scans the letter from her dream school over and over, in disbelief, thinking to herself, “I can’t believe I didn’t get in.” 593 more words


Here's to the coming year

A new year is upon on us and that means a few things: new year’s resolutions, promises that we tell ourselves we will keep better than the years before and new plans for ourselves that year. 484 more words


Cheating is not worth it

“Can I copy the homework from you?”

“What were the answers on the quiz today?”

“Can I take picture of your answers for the class work?” 516 more words


To tweet, or not to tweet?

This is a question that people should ask themselves before broadcasting their 140-character tweet to the world.

Ever since its creation in 2006, Twitter’s mission has been to give every user the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. 537 more words


Advice to freshmen

It felt like a blink of an eye; I’m now a senior.

I remember my first day of school. I didn’t know where any of my classes were and I didn’t know what to expect. 551 more words


Celebrate North B Street

A community event to recognize the accomplishments of the North B Street Improvement Initiative!

Please join us in a community celebration to recognize the collective accomplishments of the North B Street Improvement Initiative!  266 more words