Month: June 2014

Why Hate?

Why Hate?

By Tajae On June 1,  2014, the gay marriage law took effect in Illinois. Despite how common it is today, people still have a hard time accepting homosexuals. Some people think being gay, lesbian or bisexual is an illness, and… Continue Reading

Smiling on the South Side

Smiling on the South Side

By Brenda I live on the South Side of Chicago in a neighborhood called the Back of the Yards. I have lived here for 10 years, and I have seen what most kids my age have never even thought about. Everyone… Continue Reading

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Using Facebook

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Using Facebook

By Nicholas In my opinion, every teen in the world most likely has a Facebook. Facebook is a social website where people are supposed to meet new friends and connect with old friends, but many teens don't use Facebook for its… Continue Reading

You Have to Pick and Choose

You Have to Pick and Choose

By Cordell “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you up there.” This is a quote I always think about on and off the court because there are a lot of obstacles I go through… Continue Reading

Remembering Endia

Remembering Endia

By Rasheed My friend, Endia Martin, was killed April 28, 2014. She was in a fight with another girl and was shot. She was 14. The pain I’m feeling, words and crying can’t express. I never thought in a million… Continue Reading

Looking Good

Looking Good

By: Jabarria #Rule Number 1: Wash Your Face With Soap & Water Many people don’t realize this step is the most important step. They just wake up put makeup on, and they have nasty coal in their eyes or remnants… Continue Reading

Fashion King

Fashion King

By Pharoo   To me, a lot of people like expensive clothes just to make it seem like they have a lot of money or they have a lot of material stuff. I like expensive things like iPhones, clothes, jewelry… Continue Reading

Charles The Great’s Rules For Dating

Charles The Great’s Rules For Dating

By Charles The first time you start dating someone is so romantic and touching. You never want to leave that person alone. All you do is think about that person all day, every day. When you are doing homework, watching TV,… Continue Reading

Dealing With Parents

Dealing With Parents

By Maria Have you ever had an argument with your parents? Have you ever had to side with one parent over another? Do you ever wonder why your parents are the way they are? Do you want to find out a little more… Continue Reading

Trust in Relationships

Trust in Relationships

Trust in Relationships  By Shontion I feel like trust is the key to all relationships. Without trust, you will have one unhealthy relationship. By unhealthy, I mean the relationship won't be good. You'll argue all the time about the smallest… Continue Reading