I was scrolling through Instagram one day, and I saw something that undeniably caught my attention. Someone put a post on their story about the stories of plastic bags and sea turtles. I watched the video, and it was about how terrible plastic bags are for our world and how much it’s ruining our oceans. … Continue reading Banning Plastic Shopping Bags Is The Way To Go
I glance out my Grandpa’s window to the sight of six dogs panting outside on a hot, dry summer day. The sound of a booming voice pounds my ears, as a man rages at his dogs. These poor dogs lying on the ground barking, begging for food and water, latched to a tree, only able … Continue reading Enhance Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws
Kids that do household chores are more likely to be successful when older. They will “grow” as a person, Michigan State University. They will know how to do crucial things around the house, it will become very easy and helpful for them now and in the future. Doing more chores will benefit them in so … Continue reading Really? Chores Improve your adulthood?
Everyday is the same for me; wake up, go to school, take the bus home and go to an activity, but this day was different. This day… hurt. I go on my phone once I returned from school to see an anonymous comment about me posted on snapchat. I swipe up to find out who … Continue reading Suicide is Too Easy
Elana Quartararo, a generation Zer like me, said in a New York Times editorial much like this one, “Like it or not, social media has given us a way not only to speak out, but to educate ourselves and expand our minds in a way that is unprecedented.” Today is abundant in its impact. Sadly, … Continue reading “Sexy” Should Not Describe Self-Induced Scars
When I was just eight years old, I said I wanted to kill myself. I was struggling mentally and I could not take it anymore. I felt like my life was over. My mom and dad were there for me but I did not get the constant support I needed. I was depressed and needed … Continue reading Parents need to step up and watch out for their kids and suicide
It was about a week or so before the first day of fourth grade. I was out shopping with my mom for a first day of school outfit for the new year, and I was ecstatic. I couldn’t wait to start school, and in the most wondrous outfit nonetheless. After an hour I found the … Continue reading Dress Code Double Standard
By Sarah Wergeles and Sydney Zubrinsky Social media is controlling my life, and many others lives. I wake up, check my phone. While I am getting ready for school, I constantly check my phone. School goes on and all day I am thinking about my Instagram feed, or how many more people I should be … Continue reading The New Addiction
My cousins cousin was probably one of the nicest people you would ever meet whenever I saw her she was happy and just always made people laugh. It wasn´t until one day when I saw her and she just wasn’t herself, grant it I had only seen her about 5 times before, but I … Continue reading Social Media Needs a Limit
We’ve all had that uncomfortable moment when standing near or talking to a person, and were unable to identify what they are. Not so long ago, mistaking someone’s gender was a silly mistake; but now a serious personal offense. This problem is constantly evolving and worsening over time, with new terms slowly being accepted into … Continue reading The Reconstruction Of Gender in Our Society
A long line of addiction is present in my family. My grandpa was an alcohol addict for countless years. His two sons became substance addicts later in their lives as well. All of them had to leave their lives and go to rehab. Even years later, they still struggle with staying sober, and falling off … Continue reading Enforcing the Drinking Age
I was speaking to my friend Emily, we were sharing our ideas for our editorials. As I began to lecture about my topic, I asked her, what does it mean to be a hero? She began with a few sentences that I agreed with. And then she ended with saying that a hero is someone … Continue reading What is a True Hero?
Most of us aren’t bad people. We do good things and say the right things in front of the right people. But behind someone’s back, you can say horrifying, terrible things, but it’s okay because you think it doesn’t matter. But the truth is, it does. You get made fun of if you’re wearing … Continue reading Changing the Way We Treat Each Other
It’s a winter day there is a fresh coat of snow on the ground. You get up from the bed and you can see your dog. He is warm and he isn’t hungry. On your way out the door, you see a dog laying on the cold snowy floor all by himself. You can tell … Continue reading Don´t choose to abuse
Not long ago, some women,that I don’t know, kept on requesting to follow me on instagram. I kept on declining her. She texted me again and said, “ if you don’t let me follow you I will…” .THAT TERRIFIED ME! Social media like Instagram and Snapchat can be very harmful to teenagers. It’s insane how … Continue reading Is there a negative side to social media?
Global warming is affecting the world around us. If we don’t take care of it now we might just end up dying, yes dying. CNN says, “Climate change is killing people now, and it’s going to get much deadlier”. Temperatures are climbing and it’s killing lots of creatures. Greenhouse gases have been warming the the … Continue reading We need more Green and not more Gray
If you watched the Super Bowl this year even if you’ve heard about it you’d know it’s one of the worst Super Bowls in history, things like being the lowest viewed super bowl in a decade according to Fortune, the halftime show being complete rubbish with maroon 5 being in it according to The New … Continue reading Play Sweet Victory at the next Super Bowl
I was only 10 years old and I was playing AYSO soccer, I was running with the soccer ball when I got slide tackled. When his legs slammed into mine I felt my legs go straight up into the air. As I fell back my head landed right on his knee. Instantly pain shot through … Continue reading Change Youth Sports Rules
Imagine you just got out of college and are finally living in your own house, away from your parents and on your own. You find out that the house is too expensive, so you join the military and get the bonus of $100 a month so you can afford your new home. After serving for … Continue reading Giving Veterans What They Deserve
I was at an afterschool activity when a couple students took “Make America Great Again” hats out of their lockers. This bothered me. Recently, the MAGA hat has become an extremely controversial topic. MAGA hats were involved in a racial standoff between a native man and high schoolers recently. What bothers me about the hat … Continue reading Was America Ever Great?