We are looking for new bloggers!!! Are you between the ages of 12-29? Interested in social issues and creating change? Love writing, or sharing information with others? Well this is the perfect opportunity for you! We need 3-5 bloggers to share their thoughts on all kinds of social issues, you can help educate others about issues such as poverty, the environment, discrimination, bullying, refugee and … Continue reading Bloggers Needed!!!
Initially, you won’t feel anything. You’re not even upset—just numb. But when it hits you, your entire being is just shattered. So that’s fun. And it doesn’t go away. In fact, life stays kind of crappy for a while. Food is actually your best friend and the only thing that distracts you for a while. You have the urge to vent on social media (but … Continue reading 12 Things No One Told Me About Break-Ups
They don’t have the right to make you feel bad about the choices you made. They don’t have the right to make you feel bad about the things you said. They don’t have the right to make you feel bad about the things you want. They don’t have the right to make you feel bad about the things you need. They don’t have the right … Continue reading Who You Are
Senior year of high school can be difficult. Especially at my school. Well, school in general can be difficult. Actually, just putting in effort to work for a system can be difficult. But the most difficult thing about it would be remembering and believing that the grades and scores we get don’t reflect our worth as a person. We realize that the SAT or AP … Continue reading Success: The Way You See It
Dear Mom and Dad, Do you ever think about how I only have four more months until graduation? Please do something. I’m not ready for June. Do you ever think about how I have to wait four months to hear “Congratulations?” Please do something. I’m not ready to turn eighteen so soon. Who’s … Continue reading Help, I’m Growing Up
Never compare yourself to others. Be the better you. Never focus on the numbers. Be the better you. It’s okay to say you’re having a bad day. Be the better you. It’s okay to say your confidence is a little swayed. Be the better you. Remember, comparison is the thief of joy. Be the better you. Remember, it’s important to just enjoy. Be … Continue reading The Better You
Adapted from Elise Rooney’s “The Nacirema: A Unique Culture” and anthropologist Horace Miner’s “Body Ritual among the Nacirema”; University of Michigan By Jaewon Lee For the past five years, I had the privilege of studying the intriguing culture of the Snaerok. I was able to observe and participate in some of the eccentric cultural activities. I was able to record the behavior and reflect … Continue reading The Snaerok: An Intriguing Culture
By Jaewon Lee I am from a home where loving hugs are common A place so warm and inviting With people who love you and can keep a promise Where it’s always safe and comforting I am from a chamber of jokes and laughter A place so bright and golden With people who always have a quick and witty answer Where there’s always … Continue reading Where I Am From
Waiting for Superman is a documentary that depicts the harrowing state of the education system in the United States of America. This documentary shows us how issues of inequality and poverty create barriers for students trying to access education, even in a country as “developed” as the U.S.A. These are issues we often think plague only “poor, underdeveloped” countries. The reality is, these issues are present … Continue reading Education… what’s going on with our education systems?
By Jaewon Lee Dear Teacher, Have you ever thought about who you really are supposed to be? I mean, besides teaching students whatever you managed to get a degree in. Have you ever wondered what kind of role you’re supposed to play in the lives of these kids? Perhaps it would be to be … Continue reading Who Are You Supposed To Be?