Category Archives: Current Events

Star Tattoo

Think Before You Ink

Last week, eighteen year old Kimberley Vlaminck sued her tattoo artist after receiving fifty-six stars tattooed on her face. Kimberely, who insists on having asked for just three stars, claims to have fallen asleep while being tattooed, waking up with much more than she bargained…

Texting

Let’s Talk About … Texts???

So, there is a big controversy going on about sexting. I know many of you have heard about it either on the news or from your friends. But for those of you who don’t know, sexting is when you send sexually explicit pictures of yourself or someone…

Rihanna

Teen Dating & Violence

So, we all know about the situation with the pop superstars Chris Brown and Rihanna. Regardless of what the tabloids may say, domestic violence is not okay and it should not be condoned in any way, shape, or form. Nobody deserves to be verbally or…

Pocket Money

Spring & Summer Opportunities – Boston

The recession has slowly started to affect us all, even teens. Many people have been laid off, which means that they may need to cut back on some of their expenses. As a teen, you may not feel the effects of the recession as much…

Worried Teen

Teens In a Recession

OK, so you’ve been hearing about the economy non-stop lately. You’ve probably heard your parents talking about it, maybe your teachers too. Some of it may sound unrelated to you, like banks closing, or the car industry having problems.  But some of it might hit…

American Flag

Today Will Go Down In History…

Today was one of the most important days in history. It was an emotional day because I felt both relief and such hope for the future. Barack Obama is a strong individual and challenges Americans to think about and contemplate the important decisions we have to make as…

Vote

V – O – T – E – !

Dear Readers, If you are a US citizen, and you are registered to vote, please vote today! Not sure if you’re registered? You can check here. Not sure where your voting place is? You can check here. And, to our dear readers who are not from the…

Vote

Ready, Set, Vote!

For our American readers, if you are 18 or over by Nov 4th this year, you’ll be able to vote.  Maybe even for the first time! You might think: there are so many millions of people voting, my vote doesn’t really matter.  But it definitely…