I’m not here to teach you anything. All I want to do is create stories where you can read it and be like, “Yo, he looks like me, sounds like me, he’s dealing with some things that I may be dealing with.”
Three of my fellow VOX teen journalists, Catherine Boyd, Thalia Butts, and Jason Crichton, had the chance to interview these authors as I assisted some other fellow teens with shooting the video. Each of these authors had interesting things to say about their work. I found all of their inspirations to be both relatable and fascinating, with most of their work being inspired by events and people in their lives.
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.
Being in high school doesn’t mean it’s too early to start looking for ways to save. In fact, many of these tips will make high school life a little easier as well as preparing you for the world beyond.
In order to ensure Atlanta seniors are ready like spaghetti to apply to college, here are a few tips and links to help you out.
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.