The First Teen with Down Syndrome Walked the New York City’s Fashion Week
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Emily is a teen with Down Syndrome and recently made history walking the NYC Fashion Week on February 15, 2022. This is a very momentous...
- May 16, 2022
Lost in Her Shadow
I was born 2 years and 2 days after my older sister Lydia. We were always really close. We had shared birthday parties. We shared a room....
- May 10, 2022
Mindy Kaling and Me
“Omigod you look just like Selena Gomez.” “Wow you have hair exactly like Merida’s in Brave.” “You would be a perfect Cinderella for...
- May 6, 2022
Representation In Media
~By Kris Kaliyani~ Everyone has idols they want to be like, but for that relationship with media to be healthy in any way, our idols have...
- May 2, 2022
Have You Ever Thought about What You Would See in a Boggart?
Have you ever thought about what you would see in a boggart? I have. I'd see a mirror version of myself as I am my worst enemy and I am...
Michelle G., Tasnia R.
- Apr 23, 2022
Sick of Basic Love Tropes in Books? Read These!
Tired of basic love tropes? Try our book recs: Wonder / Familial Love Written by R.J Palacio , Wonder is the extraordinary story of a...
- Apr 19, 2022
Hey Brother, I Love You
By: Amilya Wilson On the last day of August, 2021, my younger brother had a brain aneurysm. He was 15 and alone when it happened....
- Apr 15, 2022
The Thing With Petals We Call Love
The blooming rose, Once a bright red, Is now discoloured, By the cluster of small, Black bugs, Nibbling away bit by bit, Tearing her to...
- Apr 11, 2022
The Role of Self-Love in Success
I’ve been asked countless times how I “do it all.” Many people have been asked the same thing; it’s become a whole culture to praise...
- Apr 6, 2022
By: Saskia Scarce “You are a good conversationalist”, says a person that I have known for years. I smile instantly. “You are such a good...
- Jan 30, 2022
Social Media and Self Image
Since 2009, hospital admissions for non-fatal self-harm in girls ages fifteen to nineteen have gone up by 62% (Turning Life On, November 5).
- Jan 22, 2022
The Hiro's Journey
This was written for a short story contest, with no general prompt. The idea itself was based on what the concept of being ‘too nice’...
- Jan 19, 2022
The Politics of Saturday Night Live: How the Presidency Affects the Media
“Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” These words are familiar to any casual viewer of late-night television. Saturday Night Live...
- Jan 16, 2022
Let’s Start Being Honest About Transphobia and Homonationalism in Canada
A Reflection On Vancouver Rape Relief Society v. Nixon by Emerson Williams. The year is 2003: Ontario and British Columbia have become...
- Jan 12, 2022
Faking Illnesses Online: What You Need to Know
I preface this article by saying I have ADHD. This means that my experiences with both of these online communities comes from a place of...
Dounia Said Bakar
- Jan 9, 2022
New Year, New Diet: The Problem with Diet Culture
The New Year comes with excitement and optimism. People create vision boards and resolutions to have a prosperous year. New Year’s...
- Jan 5, 2022
“Mom, I want to write a book:” Risha Chaurasia
“I want to write a book!” declared bright-eyed 8-year old Risha to her parents one evening. “Go for it!” they said, smiling. And she did!...
- Jan 2, 2022
Academic Validation: All For Someone Else
Remember when we used to get those shiny “great job” stickers in elementary school? Well, I’m in high school now, and I still find myself...
- Dec 29, 2021
Is Tiktok The New Home for Pro-Ana Content?
Trigger Warning The following article contains discussion of topics relating to disordered eating. Please do not keep scrolling in an...
- Dec 15, 2021
We’re Inhaling Microplastics Everyday.
In recent decades, plastic production levels have skyrocketed to a deadly degree, and as humans continue to generate over 400 million...
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