Sunscreen: Sunburn is not cute and it can ruin your fun in the sun at the concert. Sunscreen can prevent the sun from ruining your good time and giving you an ugly sunburn. Bug spray: When at an outdoor concert, it is good to know that bugs also live outside. Without spray to deter bugs, you […]
My school informed me I wasn’t going to deliver the speech I wrote. Instead, I was handed a salutatorian speech they wrote. I had to speak about birches and oak trees in an analogy about how to stay strong and bend when appropriate.
The one thing that almost all filmmakers, young or old, can benefit from is being inspired by other movies. Whether it’s the story behind the making of that film or the lessons and themes it teaches, movies can inspire us in many ways.
On June 9, VOX hosted a unique event sponsored by Atlanta’s Adolescent Services Network with the purpose of creating conversation about what teens want to see in programs built for them. A group of five six teens were on a panel: Zach Schaefer from GLSEN, Jahleelah Shaheed from VOX, Kalenza Robinson from Center for Black Women’s Wellness, […]
Atlanta teens speak up about how they handle aggression, in the wake of the televised Draymond Green suspension during the NBA Finals.
The VOX Investigates team put together this list of Atlanta-area resources and national hotlines for teens who want to prevent violence in relationships or to get help. (These resources are presented in alphabetical order. VOX reported on the details but doesn’t endorse or evaluate these resources.) From Pain To Purpose, Inc., offers motivational speakers, panelists, workshops, film […]
Now that we’re in the midst of prom season, promposals have been spreading like wildfire. There are so many options when you hear those seven unbelievable words: “Will You Go To Prom With Me?” If you ever don’t know exactly how to respond to a promposal, Liz and Prentiss from DeKalb School of the Arts […]
Touring colleges is a part of a big decision in your life. You’re going to attend the school of your choice for the next four years. With that in mind, here are some tips to ease the college tour process.
Spring is finally here and that means spring break is near. That also means a week off from school with no homework, no projects and no tests (unless you have the teacher that loves to assign work over breaks). But most importantly, if you are lucky enough, you can get out of town! When I […]
VOX teen staff reflect on our annual Network Ninja workshop, an opportunity to learn about the art of professional networking!