Tag: teens

Standing behind a voting box an angry teenager is angry due to not being able to vote. This is a common experience for ages 16 and 17 as they cannot share the voices through voting.

[Opinion] The voting age should be lowered to 16 years old

At 16 years old, individuals are legally allowed to drive and work at a full-time job. Yet, they lack the right to vote. Some people may argue that 16-year-olds shouldn’t be allowed to vote due to their maturity level, however, if that is the case, […]

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[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

In elementary school, reading for fun is emphasized as one of the best ways to sharpen students’ intellect. As kids progress through the school system, the emphasis stays the same while the workload gets more intense. Eventually, reading becomes less of a treat and more […]

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First jobs influence students of MSD

First jobs influence students of MSD

Growing up comes with a lot of opportunities, responsibilities and commitments. In the teenage years, one begins to prepare for what people call “the real world.” Getting a job teaches someone how to deal with others, grasp social skills and gain a good work ethic. At many […]

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The girls of the 3rd generation of Project 1841

Local students help foster teens

For many teenagers, turning 18 is seen as a time of celebration, a mark of the first day of adulthood. However, it’s not all celebration when one turns 18— teenagers in foster care age out of the system at age 18, bringing fears of finding […]

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“#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” Review

“#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” Review

Parents, teachers, and teenagers alike received a reality check on Monday, Oct. 5, with the airing of “#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens,” a CNN special report on how social media is changing the way teens are growing up, hosted by Anderson Cooper. The […]

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