If you say that you haven’t found yourself mirroring the amazing glamorous lives of the people you see on screen, then you’re lying. We’ve all wanted to be smart like Rory Gilmore, rich like Blair Waldorf, or adventurous like the Pogues and live the same as so many other popular characters. From the millions of TV shows and movies available to watch, some really stand out and make a large impact on our generation. Teen-oriented series have grown to be incredibly popular over the last few decades. These media can have amazing plotlines, actors, and representation, but very few do a good job of illustrating realistic teenage lives.
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It’s just a joke. Words are strange. They can mean so much but be said so fast. They can form feelings, stories, and patterns. We’ve all heard it. The jokes. Not a knock-knock joke, or a dad joke. No. The Jokes. “That’s so gay” “You are so retarded” “You guys are cancer” “What a Schizo” Those ones. The ones that when confronted, end with the recurring … Continue reading It’s Just A Joke.
As high school students, we can all relate to the overwhelming stress, the agonizing drama from peers and the never ending lengths of self discovery we face. In Catherine Lo’s first ever novel, How it Ends, the struggles and hardships of many teens are highlighted and brought to life. How it Ends tells the story of two girls, Annie and Jess. In this best friends-at-first-sight tale, … Continue reading How it Ends: A Summary & Review