Girl Killed, Classmates Arrested

A 16-year-old girl was killed by her classmates in Connecticut. Maren Sanchez,was assaulted around 7 a.m in the hallway on a Friday in a hallway at Jonathan Law High School she passed away 7:43 a.m. The police don’t yet know the motive but they are looking into the rumors about a guy being disgruntled at Sanchez because […]

The Magazine Girls

Looking through fashion and beauty magazines I begin to get a little upset because it makes me notice just how many flaws I truly have. There’s a 4-page spread in Allure on how to maintain “perfect skin” and apply makeup “just right” and lose “tons” of weight in “so little” time. Exaggerations like these are what […]

Technology and Fashion Had a Baby and it was all Good.

2013 introduced us to the beautiful marriage of fashion and media. Resulting in their fabulous children, blog, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. And 2014 shows that this family will continue to expand. Take Lauren Coppin Campbell for example, a beautiful, insightful, and well spoken 16 year old whose Fashion Killer blog has over 8,000 page views […]

Body Shaming: Confessions of a Skinny Girl

Prejudice. Shame. Hate. These are more than just words. These are real, painful actions that affect people everywhere. Chances are, you’ve experienced some sort of hate in your life and can probably recall the memories of how it felt. An alarming trend has been building on social media sites such as Facebook and Tumblr that […]

Frank Ocean Runs From The Media

In recent news sources such as Rolling Out and the New York Times, grammy-nominated artist, Frank Ocean, has released to the press that he is moving to Shanghai, China after the Grammys on Sunday. Due to his constant news coverage about topics such as his debut album, his sexuality, and fights with other celebs, Ocean […]

The Future of Print Journalism

As our world continues to transform from a print age to a technology age, I am really beginning to wonder what the future of print journalism is going to be. I am taking a Media and Society class this semester, and the basis of the class is examining the past, present, and future aspects of […]

Love Show Fanatics

The new craze on television is shows about finding true love. Recently, shows like “Love in the Wild” and “The Choice” have provided people you can find love with; well you can find love on a well-scripted show. The shows target audiences are young to middle-aged women that want “true love”. Even though there have […]

18 to Life on the Offense of Casual Marriage

Thanks to my Netflix queue, I discovered a series that really made me think about the shows I watch, and had me side-eyeing not only the CW, but any major network that market shows to teens. 18 to Life is a 2010 series that centers around the lives of two teens who choose to get […]

The Truth About Sexuality

A few weeks ago President Obama publicly stated that he supports gay marriage. This led to many controversies between politicians and the public, which then led to people questioning whether Obama really did support gay marriage or if it was just a strategy to help him gain more votes in the next election. Very few […]

I Am Trayvon Martin

No level of education is required to process this: Trayvon Martin was shot and killed for nothing, by a man who ASSUMED he was a criminal simply because he was Black. Trayvon Martin was a victim of Criminal Profiling.  Why people are now trying to dig into a teenage boy’s past and portray him as […]