The protests I attended in the early aughts were, for the most part, pretty underwhelming: My fellow teens and I would gather at one large empty public space or another, march and/or chant in unison to demonstrate our displeasure with whatever horrors the military industrial complex had unleashed that month, and…
After over a week of mounting pressure from students in Florida and around the country, Gov. Rick Scott announced on Friday that he supports raising the minimum age to buy a gun in his state to 21 years old, breaking with the National Rifle Association.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Sarah Chadwick tweeted this late Thursday night:
As Senator Marco Rubio was grilled by teens last night, scores of actual professional journalists asked themselves some variation of this question:
Kansas has no minimum age requirement for gubernatorial candidates, so six teenage boys are now running for the state’s top office. Which one should you elect?
This is a painful moment in our country’s history. Divisions abound. Congress? The so-called “president” of the “United” States? Don’t get us started.
Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, has been thoroughly—and deservedly—praised as a quietly ambitious achievement in the crowded canon of “teen girl movies,” a label I deploy with the utmost affection.
Hace unos años estaba sentada en frente a mi casa con mi familia, cuando de repente vimos pasar un grupo de jeeps camuflajeados por nuestra calle. Todos somos latinos por acá, pero estos tipos no eran como nosotros. Tienen la piel mucho más clara y algunos eran rubios. Era como si el ejército nos estuviera invadiendo.…
A couple of years ago I was sitting on my front porch with my family, when suddenly we saw several Jeeps painted in camouflage rumbling down the street. They were driven by men dressed in black and camouflage. We are all Latinos around here, but the men weren’t. They were much lighter skinned, and some even had blonde…
Four students at Westside High School in Anderson, SC, have been disciplined after using a “Cancer Awareness Night” football game to make a crude joke about rape against their rival school late last week.
Five students from the Creston Community High School in Creston, IA, have reportedly been disciplined by school officials after they were photographed wearing white Ku Klux Klan hoods next to a burning cross and a Confederate flag. One of the students in the photograph also appeared to be carrying a rifle.
On Wednesday, a group of 15 teenage girls, dressed in brightly colored gowns, stood in front of the Texas State Capitol to participate in one of Latin American culture’s most cherished traditions: the quinceañera.
It’s been less than a week since Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault ended in a mistrial, but the public relations campaign to reclaim his image as America’s father figure is already well underway. Though more than 50 women have accused him of sexual misconduct, his spokesman told Fusion this week that Cosby…
This week, an all-female team of high school students is traveling to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to present their newest invention: a solar-powered tent they invented to help shelter homeless people in their hometown.
After a slew of well-reasoned backlash over 13 Reasons Why, Netflix’s newest, super-buzzed-about suicide revenge fantasy aimed at a teen audience, the streaming giant is adding new trigger warnings to the show.
Seventeen-year-old Milan Bolden-Morris went viral recently after she used her prom dress to make a moving tribute to black men, women, and children lost to racism and police brutality.