5 Ways to Hang Out with Your Friends on a Budget

The summer is almost over, and it’s time to plan last minute hang outs with your friends However, you may not have the cash to go out with your friends as much as you would like, especially if you are a high school or college student. Here are some ways that you can hang out […]

TV Characters with Disabilities

Diversity is important in television. As a young woman with cerebral palsy, I love having relatable role models on the small screen. Here are a few of the characters with disabilities I have watched this summer online. Walt Jr from Breaking Bad Throughout the show, he struggles through his father’s diagnosis, parents’ divorce, and the secret […]

5 Tips for the College Bound High School Student

August is almost here. Back to school deals are popping up in stores, summer projects have hopefully started and college visits are being planned. Here is some advice based on personal experience (as well as some of my friend’s experiences) on how to use your time in high school to prepare for college. 1. Study […]

Is Cleveland back on the map?

It’s been a long time since Cleveland has been known as a thriving metropolis. The city has been more widely known for kidnappings, corruption, and Lake Erie catching on fire. However, it seems the city has been making a comeback these past few months, even in the past week. Some say that the economic boost […]

Art Come to Life: Toys based off of Children’s Drawings

Do you have any younger siblings or cousins who love to draw? Many artists are creating toys based off of children’s artwork. One of the most popular artists doing this is Wendy Tsao, owner of Child’s Own Studio. Tsao was inspired to begin making toys from the softies art movement which started in Japan.  Softies […]

14-year-old carries brother for Cerebral Palsy Awareness

What makes someone a good brother? Hunter Gandee walked 40 miles with his brother, Braden, on his back in order to raise awareness for his brother’s disability, cerebral palsy, the first weekend in June. “Raising awareness is the best way to help people with disabilities,” Gandee told Candor News, “because the more  people know about […]

Self-Driving Cars: What will they mean for society?

Imagine being able to get from point A to point B by pressing a button on your smartphone. This could be a reality within the next few decades with driverless, or autonomous, cars. Many companies in the United States and abroad are experimenting with driverless cars, including Nissan, Volvo, Ford, and BMW, and Toyota. Google […]

Julia Collins’ 20-game Jeopardy winning streak ends

Julia Collins lost on Jeopardy June 2 after a 20-episode winning streak. The Illinois native had the second highest amount of wins on the show. Ken Jennings is the only one ahead of her with 74 wins in 2004. Collins won over $420,000, the third highest amount a contestant has won on the show. She […]

A Response to Gary Turk’s “Look Up”

“Look Up” has caused a lot of conversation about social media these past few weeks. In the video, Gary Turk gives a spoken word warning the online generation about the dangers of spending their whole lives looking down on a screen. He reminisces about a time when children played outside instead on their iPhones, and […]

Northeast Ohio campaign tries to #saveclekids

A Cleveland woman saw a child in need in downtown on her way to work. She quickly discovered that the child wasn’t real. “I felt kind of silly for thinking it was real,” Lashawn Chillous, mother of a 9-year-old boy, said in a Facebook message, “but kind of sad that no one else seemed to […]

Paralympics receives more coverage than before, not as much coverage as Olympics

Athletes from all around the world are gathered together in Sochi this week to represent their countries and compete for a gold medal in the Paralympics, but they are not receiving as much TV coverage as the Olympics. The United States will have 52 hours of TV coverage this year, ten times as much coverage […]