Thinking back to my four years of high school, there’s not that much that prepared me for “the real world.” So here are just a few life skills I wish I had learned in high school.
Nothing says “future high school memories” like all the stress of prom.
Anti-bullying programs don’t address the roots of bullying, instead hoping that by simply telling children not to bully will be sufficient. News flash! It isn’t.
Prom can be what people look forward to all year, or they could care less. Whatever side of the spectrum you’re on, we have the tips for you.
Almost every day, on my way to school, I get harassed on the street. It’s like part of my routine: get off the bus, grab a chai, get catcalled, repeat.
As many high school seniors scramble to get their college applications in on January first, some students of color find themselves with an extra set of questions to ask schools.
Application deadlines are coming up for graduating seniors interested in going to college next year. It’s a stressful time. Youth Radio talked to three graduating seniors, Arnav Gupta, Nina Roehl, and Sierra Fang-Horvath, about their mad sprint to the finish line.
My school is like a tiny utopia, within the already liberal bubble of the Bay Area. But recently, my perception of that community as an accepting, tolerant place, was shaken dramatically.
Many people see their sexual orientation as a huge part of who they are. But for me, my identity isn’t really about who I’m attracted to.