Growing up, my understanding of politics can be summed up in two words: Republican and Democrat. But now that I’m 18, I don’t identify with any political party. My own political involvement mostly happens in front of a computer screen.
Youth Radio’s Desmond Meagley explores what contributes to teen suicide, and how firearms can affect the chances of suicidal thoughts becoming reality.
When I was younger, there was no problem that a hot meal and a long chat with my parents couldn’t solve. Problem is, now I can’t seem to get their attention.
Some residents who live on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay are concerned about exposure to toxins, because many areas on the island have been marked as radioactive. Young people who live there worry about potential health risks.
I get angry when politicians talk about the Affordable Care Act like it’s the death of the American dream. Because…
Most adults couldn’t understand why I’d give up on my high school education.
As desktop computers give way to portable smartphones, young people are able to access the internet more than ever before. According a study by the Pew Research Center, 94% of teens between the ages of 13 and 17 use the internet every day, and 24% of teens go online “almost constantly.”
The AP Style leaves no room for doubt: journalist reporting on transgender individuals must use those people’s preferred pronouns in…
When I turned 18, I gave myself a birthday gift. I became a high school dropout. I went to a…