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”…

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…

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…

Valentine’s day recipes

  Valentine’s Day supposedly concerns love, but what is love without food? Nothing. Here are three delicious Valentine’s Day meals. Valentine’s Day may be over by now, but who really cares? Food is always a good time, no matter the time of the year. These recipes are fairly simple and easy to make; definitely worth…

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…