High School Story App aims to improve teens’ lives

Studies show that 80 percent of teenage girls and 20 percent of boys in the United States struggle with negative body image. Pixelberry Studios and the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) are aiming to help teenagers combat this in their most recent version...

Observations in an American High School

I recently spent 11 weeks teaching history classes to high school students in a rural community in Michigan. During this time I have had the opportunity to get to know dozens of students. I have observed many things about the teenagers (especially the young ladies) in...

Until You Say Yes…To Not Saying Yes

Chevonea, as she probably was most days of her life: a normal teenage girl. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2259202/Chevonea-Kendall-Bryan-Schoolgirl-13-plunged-60ft-death-rumours-sex-video.html When I was 13, I did anything to make a boy like me. It was the...

Sylvia Plath: “A passionate, fragmentary girl”

October 27 would have been Sylvia Plath’s 80th birthday.  It has been nearly 50 years since Plath killed herself but her legacy as one of the most famous female poets and feminist icons of the 20th century looks set to continue. I first read The Bell Jar when I was...

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