Five page turning books you must read

  Teens today that read have become a minority, with only 19% of seventeen year olds reading for fun every day, according to Time. Maybe teens don’t know what to read, so here’s my list of top five young adult books to read.   “The Selection” by Kiera Cass   Summary: “The Selection” is like…

Hidden Figures: Hitting close to home

  Hidden Figures is a film that reveals the true story of three African-American women as they work for NASA as the first African Americans ever in the program. Set in the 1960’s during the race against Russia to put a man in space, each of the women struggles to defeat racism and sexism while…

Christmas at HR: inappropriate or just merry?

  Our nation believes in the separation of church and state which basically means that the government is not allowed to establish an official religion or tell you what religion to follow.  Which is why Christmas at HR seems totally wrong, but it’s not actually as wrong as some might think.   I believe that…

The best and worst of 2016

   Throughout the year, we’ve seen plenty of new movies, books, TV, games, and tech. Some have made a massive splash, some have resulted in a total flop. Most do fairly well, but it takes a certain product of writers, actors, and programmers to be the cream of the crop (or not). MOVIES BEST: Fantastic…

Be scary, not sexy

The gravestones have been resurrected on your neighbors’ lawns. Plastic corpses haunt porches and windows. Candy prices have skyrocketed. And most importantly, everyone is scrambling to pick out the perfect Halloween costume. One popular topic that often resurfaces around this season is the age-old “sexy vs. scary costume” debate. Although everyone should be allowed to…

To homecoming or not to homecoming

  Homecoming is a huge part of the fall semester at any high school. A lot of kids get really excited about dress up days and planning their perfect homecoming night. Then there are some kids who have never set foot on the dance floor.   For some, it’s hard to understand why you wouldn’t…