How the Election of Donald Trump Inspired Me To March as an Activist

  |  Topic: Identity, My Story, News, Opinion, Politics
Written By: Holyn Thigpen
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It all felt so real, yelling with others in the cold, November air, our voices surrounded in small clouds of heat and breath. To voice opinions and emotions I had pent up inside for so long was the best feeling in the world, and I could tell I was not the only one having such an experience.

APS Superintendent addresses graduation rates, reopening MLK’s former school at State of the District

  |  Topic: Education, I heart ATL, School
Written By: Nahila Louis-Charles
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  Towering in the skies, decrepit and abandoned, lies the David T. Howard School in the historic Old Fourth Ward. Atlanta’s first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, and civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., once walked the school’s halls more than 50 years ago. The David T. Howard School is expected to reopen in five years […]

Young the Giant Delivers Big Emotional Evening for Fans

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Music, Reviews, VOX Teen Archive
Written By: Alexandria Wilson, North Atlanta High School
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My fellow press photographers and I were escorted through a cleared path that cut straight through to the pit at the front of the Tabernacle stage. As fans awaited the members of Young the Giant to hit the stage February 22 in downtown Atlanta, the air was thick with anticipation, humid heat, and filled with […]

On the Road with Jule Vera

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Music, Reviews, VOX Teen Archive
Written By: Alexandria Wilson, North Atlanta High School
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If you’re going to be in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, or Alabama for the remainder of this week, then you’re in luck. The new band Jule Vera kicked off their (very) limited tour in Atlanta on Tuesday and will wrap up in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, Sept. 28. Ticket prices are very affordable, ranging in price […]