How texts and Facebook messages are making it even harder for young adults to settle disputes peacefully. Jalan Veal In a split second, the two girls rush toward Keisha, the enemy, swinging punches. They don’t stop until the store owner runs outside and pulls the girls off each other, forcing them to leave the scene....
Trying to get my mother to open up to me about her past was more of a challenge than I ever expected. L. Marie “I don’t want to talk about that,” is maybe the worst thing you can hear as a reporter. But when you are asking people personal questions, you get used to hearing...
Katniss shoots an arrow through teens’ hearts again Maia Ritchie Like many people, I seriously couldn’t wait to see the new “Hunger Games” movie, “Catching Fire.” I was even more excited because I was able to catch the opening night double feature, and I’d never gone to such a big premiere event before. There was applause when...
The University of Chicago hosts its 12th annual anime convention Maia Ritchie You missed a great party on Saturday. There was karaoke, video games, food, people selling things and lots of nice, pretty girls! Some of those girls might’ve been dressed as pretty boys, though. Such is the reality of UChi-Con, the anime convention hosted...
The cameras focused on an everyday story of overcoming hardship. Maia Ritchie The fear that maybe editors had cut out a lot of the most awful footage — the footage of bullying at its worst — for the sake of propriety, gave a lot of expectant moviegoers a sense of trepidation. I remember the struggle...
How to make fashion’s most well-known appearance categories work for you. Destiny Powell and Jasmine Tillman According to most authorities on the subject of fashion, there are four body types that a girl can have. The circle, the triangle, the hourglass and the rectangle are the titles given to women around the world. The logic...