Posts tagged "october 2016"
Just Like A John Green Novel

Just Like A John Green Novel

“This feels like the beginning of a teen movie.” “Huh?” “I said, ‘This feels like the beginning of a teen movie.’”
Save Our Souls: A Plea from Your Local Teenage Writer

Save Our Souls: A Plea from Your Local Teenage Writer

Are you there, God? It’s me, Audrey, calling to ask if the world still cares about the arts and humanities.
How to Get through High School

How to Get through High School

I’m a high school senior and generally a good student, so I thought I’d compile a list of tips and advice that I’ve learned through other students and experience. Most of my advice emphasizes efficiency, strategizing, and finding study and organizational methods that work best for you.
Finding Value

Finding Value

On the first day of school, my AP European History professor, standing before us in his Star Wars collectible-filled classroom and running a hand over his spiked, frosted hair, told us to cut everything that did not have value. He called this a key to success before rambling about life for forty-five minutes in a...
to the students who live in two worlds

to the students who live in two worlds

  to you first-generation, first-born, first in the family, low-income students out there i feel you.
Journaling: Therapy for the Soul

Journaling: Therapy for the Soul

There’s something about journaling that, if you let it, sets you free. When I first started keeping a written journal at the beginning of 2015, I had no idea just how valuable a skill it would prove to be.
Taking On Pride

Taking On Pride

October and September were big months for me. There were meetings in gelato shops and cafes until 8pm. Going to school on the weekend. Editing posters until 11:30 pm. Endless emails and to do lists. But it all paid off. Myself and some friends produced the first ever LGBT+ Pride week at our all girls...
Musical Hearts vs. Lion Souls

Musical Hearts vs. Lion Souls

Sometimes it is With instead of Vs. I met another man With a lion soul This is how I know– How I know the difference I am thinking of myself when I say: “Musical heart”
Dear Black Girl

Dear Black Girl

  I know you’ve spent a large portion of your life hearing people tell you to change, or telling that you changed too much and now you need to change differently to fit into that size into that frame in which they want to place you
Safe Space? Never met ‘em.

Safe Space? Never met ‘em.

Cw: depression, anxiety, gender dysphoria, ableism, racism, transphobia, homophobia
Looking at Colleges While Low-Income

Looking at Colleges While Low-Income

  Last May, I had a handful of college acceptance letters and a decision to make. Or so I told myself. The truth was, the decision had been made for me. It had been made the day I received my last financial aid letter, the day I neatly listed the cost of attendance for each...
what makes us girls

what makes us girls

Name: Nancy Flecha Age: 21 Home: Boise, Idaho My work is very much rooted in reality and the everyday; nothing is more pure and honest to me than using art to describe the world I see.