Category Archives: Media, Art, and Music

Finding Carter

Recently my older sister recommended that I watch a show called Finding Carter. I have to say that I’ve fallen completely in love with this show. Finding Carter is a TV show that many teenagers can relate to accept for the part when “Carter,” (the…

The Happiness Project

Many people say that the one thing they want in life is to “be happy.” Sometimes when you ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, they’ll answer that they want to “be happy” too. So what is happiness exactly? What…

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Art for Teens

I recently visited the Institute of Contemporary Art here in Boston. Hidden along the waterfront area, I was able to discover all of the great things the ICA has to offer inside and outside the building. Right now they’re showcasing a collection by Jim Hodges:…

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Divergent

While I was in Florida with my family I saw Divergent, a new action film holding one of the top box office spots for the third weekend in a row. The movie is based on Veronica Roth’s bestselling young adult novel about a dystopian post-apocalyptic…

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The House of the Spirits

I’m always on the lookout for new books to read. Whenever I’m at the library or in a bookstore, I treasure the antique feel of old books and handle new books with extreme care. I find the act of reading similar to an adventure; when…

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Flawless

Well it’s that time of year again, ladies. And no I don’t mean the holidays. Were you one of the over ten million people who tuned in to watch the Victoria Secret Fashion Show last week? If not, you didn’t miss much – just a…

Spoken Word

Speak Spoken Word

One of the most beautiful things about being human is the ability to translate your emotions from the attic of your brain to audible sounds called words. We speak words everyday – silly words, smart words, even bad words. The gift of being able to…

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MDNA: Not a Role Model

Instead of doing research for my homework assignment last night, I found myself reading an article about Madonna. Apparently, she blurted out, “Has anyone seen Molly?” at the recent Ultra Music Festival in Miami. I don’t think she was referring to a lost girl; it’s…

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Miley Cyrus: All Grown Up

When Miley Cyrus first appeared as Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel, she was every girl’s favorite teen sensation. People couldn’t get enough of America’s girl-next-door, and because of it, she quickly rose to stardom. Over the years, however, her image has changed into something…