Preferences: Mirror, mirror on the wall/Who is the ugliest of them all? … What to say/to a little black child/When she asks/why has God made me this way?
“The film is about a kid named Jamie who committed suicide after being bullied a lot for being openly bisexual,” Tendal Mann explains. “The film tries to tackle the issue of bullying people, especially if they’re gay but really just bullying in general.” See it at “Out on Film” film festival this fall.
Riven Mendoza, 17-year-old valedictorian of the Class of 2017 at Creekside High School, is a first-generation citizen whose parents immigrated from Mexico Riven sat down with VOX to discuss the realities of being a first-generation citizen and a Mexican valedictorian at a predominately black school.
Luckily, there are many organizations that recognize the trials and triumphs of the first-generation college student and are here to help. Here are some resources that’ll help you get into college and enjoy the college years.
Across from the train station, I started to get nauseous from a horrific smell emanating from a nearby cafe, which I later found out was second-hand smoke from marijuana.
Jordan-Paige Sudduth, a sophomore at South Forsyth High School, writes, directs and stars as Kendall — and manages to succeed on just about every level.
Even though studying abroad can seem out of reach, giving yourself the chance to experience a new culture allows you to understand your own from an outside perspective, develop unforgettable friendships, and overcome apprehension toward financial constraints. I ultimately decided to go for it.
The role I played in our music video was being a sad moth that turned into a beautiful butterfly, believing in my own self worth. I learned how to unleash my inner creative side.
When I learned that I would be attending a college where 75.9 percent of the student body is composed of white people, I immediately found myself anxious about whether my blackness would be accepted. I shaved off my hair, telling people “I just want a new start.” But I really did it because I did not want to face the awkward looks in the dorm’s bathroom.
The world of financial aid can easily overwhelming with a plethora of terms. VOX is here to help guide you on your journey through financial aid by breaking down the 10 common terms.