How to prepare for an AP test

   It’s that time of the year again. The birds are chirping, the sun is rising, and the AP students are freaking out. Yes, May has come once more, bringing the dreaded AP (advanced placement) test to all the AP classes.   AP test cost $93, but could be worth much more to the student…

“13 Reasons Why” breaks down barriers around suicide

*Warning: this review contains spoilers   Suicide has always been a sensitive topic. However, for the first time, it is being televised on the Netflix original, “13 Reasons Why.” Although some may claim the show glorifies suicide, it actually prevents it by showing the warning signs and impact of teenage depression.   “13 Reasons Why”…

Young activists getting involved

  As teenagers are becoming young adults, it starts to become very important that they are paying attention to current events. For some teens, politics are really important. It can be hard for teenagers to care about politics and what is happening in the world because they are unable to voice their opinion by voting.…

Unraveling the 2017 Oscar’s nightmare

  Near the end of the 89th Academy Awards, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced “La La Land” as the winner for the best picture award. After chaos backstage, one of the biggest mistakes in Oscar history occurred. “Moonlight,” not “La La Land,” won the award for best picture. Although the mistake was shocking to…

Stereotyping Valentine’s Day

  This year for Valentine’s Day not a lot of people are going to celebrate. This could be because of how expensive and sexist this holiday truly is. Though, Valentine’s Day wasn’t always sexist and expensive.   Valentine’s Day goes back to the Roman Festival of Lupercalia, a celebration on February 15. Pope Gelasius later…

Bye Bye Man review

  There is a constant flow of movies that are circulating in the world on a monthly basis, with some that have failed and others that were agreeable. Bye Bye Man could be called many things, but agreeable does not come to mind. From watching this movie, it can clearly be seen the plot line…

The golden rule

  Teachers are a large part of any teenager’s life. Teens spend eight hours every day for five days a week with teachers at their high school, maybe even more depending on extracurricular activities. Respect is such an important aspect in the relationship between teacher’s and students and is crucial to have.   No matter…