A Band Aid for a Larger Issue

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Girl Code, Guy Code, Opinion, School
Written By: Sarah Kallis, 16
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While it seem like an easy solution to the problem, my school’s new skort rule is actually a Band-Aid for a much larger issue: consent. I believe that while administration had the students’ best interests at heart, they missed the mark on identifying the deeper issue.

A Talk with a First-Generation Valedictorian

  |  Topic: Education, Family, Grad Countdown, School
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed
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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.

Melania’s Speech Disaster Opens Conversation About Plagiarism

  |  Topic: Grad Countdown, News, Politics, School
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As we go back to school, we can learn from Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump’s mistake of getting busted for having similarities in her speech to Michelle Obama’s speech in 2008. Words from the First Lady’s speech seemed to be mimicked by Melania in her speech at the Republican National Convention. In this video posted […]