Arshana Brown writes, that family was once a word that meant tradition and reunion and now means pause and too many months.
It's the time of year that high school seniors apply to the colleges and universities of their dreams. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, applying for colleges this year has many advantages and disadvantages.
Selena Moore says there are various alternatives to attending a four-year university right after graduation.
Life and family are irreplaceable and can be snatched away in a heartbeat. Value and love the people God allowed you to borrow because He’s going to want them back eventually, no matter who it is and how significant that individual is to you. Life is fragile.
Companies including Estee Lauder, Clinique, L’oreal and Maybelline use various methods of tests and studies on animals to learn the flaws and benefits of their products before they market them to the general public, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
In 2016, Michigan passed a Read by Grade Three Law that “requires that students who are more than one year behind grade-level in reading are subject to retention and additional support to improve their reading level.
Seniors deserve to participate in commencement; they should be able to throw their caps in the air and declare themselves graduates. After years of stress and hard work, why should an exit exam determine if a student will receive a high school diploma?
In recent years, Detroit Public Schools Community District has been rated one the worst school systems in the country by National Assessment of Educational Progress. A NAEP report had the district’s weakest areas in math and reading.
For the first time in beauty pageant history, all five major title holders are black women: Nia Franklin (Miss America), Cheslie Kryst (Miss USA), Zozibini Tunzi (Miss Universe), Kaliegh Garris (Miss Teen), and Tuni-Ann Singh (Miss World).
Quinceañeras are an important tradition in Latino culture, especially the Mexican culture. But some girls and their families are trying to redefine the honored traditions of the quinceañera and repurpose it to fit their own cultural identities.
We are living in a world where we aren’t counting the days, we’re counting the number of mass shootings. Today’s generation has much more fear going to school than being at home. How do we protect our students from these mass shootings?
Adults will say high school is supposed to be the best years of your life. Homecoming, prom, lots of activities, and friendship all add to the excitement of high school life. However, with that excitement comes stress.
It is important to recall that not everyone is put into a holly jolly mood with the snowfall and more hours spent inside. Many people experience a type of seasonal depression, called Seasonal Affective Disorder, in which one will seem more retreated and isolated during the fall and winter months.