Counting the Votes

It’s a sentiment that becomes even more popular during election years: “I’m not going to vote.” Those who make this declaration often follow it with such reasoning as, “My vote doesn’t even count.” Now what could be the cause for such a pessimistic attitude? It is a complex and key component of our country’s presidential… Read more


DIY Graduation Gifts

How did the year pass by so quickly? It seems like it was just time for homecoming, and now the school year is almost over. If you have a best friend that is graduating, you might be looking for a good way to show her that you will always be there for her no matter… Read more


Revisiting with Lizzie Velasquez: Q and A

“Though she be but little, she is fierce.” –William Shakespeare. Lizzie Velasquez is a twenty five year old fierce motivational speaker, author, and a special inspiration. What makes Lizzie so special? Well, that can be found on the outside and on the inside. On the outside, Lizzie is special because she was born with a… Read more


Thinking Ahead: Investing

Many of us have been taught to save our money from a young age. We are told to put it away for the unexpected and costly incidents life throws at us, or for the foreseeable future ventures, like college that we hope to pursue. However, did you know that there is a way to grow… Read more


Mind the Gap

For the past one hundred plus years, equality has become an increasingly important issue. Between the Women’s Suffrage movement of the late 19th century and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, one can comfortably say that things have indeed gotten better for most underprivileged groups. Unfortunately, the work of our great-grandmothers, grandmothers, and mothers is… Read more


Spring Break Blast

Spring break season is the perfect time to do something different. Sometimes it is hard to decide what to do on a limited budget and it may seem like many adventures are pricey. Although this can be a factor that may ruin some plans, there are a bunch of options that may not require spending a lot of… Read more

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Surviving the Interview

You worked hard on your resume, sent in many applications, and have finally landed an interview to a job or dream internship. Congratulations! However, your work is not done yet. You must survive the dreaded interview. For many, it is very difficult to go through an interview. The questions are difficult and it is hard to… Read more

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Make the Most of Your Homecoming

It’s that time of the year when every high school nationwide starts preparing for the homecoming event. One can almost smell the excitement and unbearable school spirit while walking down the hallways and seeing all the colorful decorations posted around campus. Get into the spirit and make the most of your homecoming experience with these… Read more

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Summer Before College Bucket List

Whether you are planning to stay home or move away for college, the summer before your first year of college is oh-so important! Making the transition to college can seem like a nerve-wracking experience. Packing the summer before you head to college with fun and beneficial activities can really prepare you and ease some nerves…. Read more

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What Teen Moms Want You to Know

It seems like teen pregnancy has become “popular” in the last couple of years with shows about teen pregnancy taking over our televisions, but as a teen what should you really know about teen pregnancy? As a teenage girl you probably have been taught that getting pregnant can lead to many struggles, whether it be… Read more