After coming back from Orlando, Florida Lizzy Martinez, 17, a junior at Braden River High School, had a terrible sunburn. When Monday morning came and she had to get dressed for school, Lizzy’s bra felt painful against her burnt skin. So she ditched the bra and purposely wore something dark and oversized as to not … Continue reading Stop Sexualizing Girls
My brother was in a car with his friend while everyone in the car was drunk. Suddenly they crashed into a pole and my brother had gotten seriously injured, as well as his friends. My brother was in a coma for 20 days, but for my family, it felt like months. When my brother awoke … Continue reading Don’t Drink and Drive
As a insecure person myself, I too have wondered why models had to be so skinny. I would see them on television, and think, why can’t I ever look like that? Why can’t I be as perfect as them? Little did I know that other girls everywhere around the globe were questioning their bodies as … Continue reading Models Are Too Skinny
Teach Your Kids The Ills Of Socialism The United States, the only true bastion of freedom. The only country righteous enough to allow freedom of speech fully, and one of 3 to have a constitutional right to bear arms. People like me, patriots, hold this knowledge and these ideas with pride. However, there is a … Continue reading Socialism Kills
I have recently noticed when I talk about NFL football with guys, some say: “If you are a real football fan, name five players on your team?” That is something a guy has actually said to me! I respond appropriately. I proved them wrong. It made me wonder? Why can’t I just like the NFL … Continue reading Males are Being Sexist Against Female Commentators
Colleges cost a ton of money to go to and most people want to go to a good college for a good education. When boys and girls are growing up lots, of them want to be on a good sports team. Around 8 million students are currently participating in high school athletics in the United … Continue reading College football players should be paid
For the past few years the world has become more accepting of the lgbtq community. Personally, I’m not a part of it, but I know people who are. A handful of these people truly feel this way and struggle with it. But for most of them, not as much. Social media has been around … Continue reading How many genders are there?
Imagine school starting an hour later? Imagine having more time to get ready and sleep in? Studies show that if we have more time in the morning to sleep, we will be more prepared for the school day. Doctors recommend 7 – 9 hours of sleep each night. From personal experience, not getting enough sleep … Continue reading Our School Starting Times Need to Change
It was 2012 when the Curiosity Rover landed on the surface of mars, the red planet. I was only seven years old but it felt like the most awesome thing ever. We, NASA, National Aeronautic And Space Administration, JPL, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, had just sent something to another plant. Some that still runs and works … Continue reading NASA’s Funding Crisis
It was a warm cloudy day at the Beardsley zoo. I heard some weird sounds coming from the lion’s cage then when I went over their I saw a lion clawing at the cage like it wanted to rome and explore instead of being in a little cage with a tree to climb onto. Zoos … Continue reading Animals should not be kept in Zoos
Filippa Hamilton was a model for the world famous company, Ralph Lauren. She considered Polo Ralph Lauren as her second family. But, in April of 2009, the company fired her. “They fired me because they said I was overweight and I couldn’t fit into their clothes anymore,” says the model. But, why was she fired? … Continue reading Stop Giving Out the Wrong Idea of Perfect
Do you care what you wear to school everyday? Most girls do. Everyday when you wake up to get ready for school, you probably spend countless minutes trying to pick out the perfect outfit. You’re all happy that you got to wear what you want and express yourself for who you are. Once you arrive … Continue reading Dress Code
Breakfast is skipped by more than 60% of americans every day ,but what most people don’t know is that breakfast really is important. The phrase “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!”is used millions of times a day. The constant use of this phrase has appeared to dull its meaning and, therefore, lost … Continue reading The Truth About Breakfast
Many kids play football and adore it. People say it should be taken away because it is way to dangerous. Why would you ban one of the most popular sports in America? I play football and I love it. I have so much fun as do my friends. Our team is not very good but, … Continue reading The Great Aspects and Advancements of Youth Football
What if you came to school and you were told to get change because you were violating the dress code? Then if you didn’t have a change in clothes you would be forced to go home and change. Well this is what girls everywhere have to deal with. The school dress code is used so … Continue reading School Dress Codes
Some people around me have been prescribed medical marijuana, but there are other people near me who can not be prescribed marijuana because doctors believe the reason that the patient wants marijuana is invalid. Even though some of these people don’t have valid reasons doesn’t mean that all of their reasons are. Many of these … Continue reading We Need to Legalize Marijuana
Imagine coming home, going online, and finding your face smeared all over major news sources, and threats sent to all forms of your social media accounts. You might think this would never happen, but it has happened to many people. A high-school student named Nicholas Sandmann came home from a rally to find that he … Continue reading False Information in mainstream media
On November 25, 2015 Dr. He Jiankui announced via Youtube that he had decided to push humankind across a controversial threshold. He announced that his work was responsible for twins that had been born that we’re both subject to genetic engineering using CRISPR. This was a threshold widely considered to be off limits. In 2015 … Continue reading The Problem With Gene Editing.
Almost everywhere you look, the freedom of the press, the First Amendment to the Constitution, is disappearing. You may be asking yourself: “How does this affect me? Why should I care?” The answer is: The future of a free America is at stake. Let’s go back to the beginning. America is newly founded. The Founding … Continue reading How far can someone go to cover up the truth?
What do we think of when it comes to the future? It seems to always be white skyscrapers with blue windows and green plants everywhere else. These ideological cities are fascinating to think about, the one where even parking lots are farms. This future always seemed like a fantasy, but as our agricultural system becomes … Continue reading Creating Sustainable Agriculture