Hollywood Magic: Celebs Can Help Spread the Message to Get Tested

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Entertainment, Health and Wellness, Senior Picks 2016, VOX Investigates

Keep reading for this compelling opinion piece by Jada. More than 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV. About 30 million people have died from HIV & AIDS-related causes since its discovery in 1981. Roughly 1.7 million died of HIV & AIDS in 2011 alone. Out of all those people who have […]

Wrecking Ball Mania: Masquerade Brings in 25 with a Ball

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Music
The Masquerade’s billboard hung over the heads of concert goers who watched bands perform on the Purgatory stage.

You only turn 25 once. And to kick off its 25th anniversary weekend, The Masquerade held it’s first annual festival Wrecking Ball. This two day event featured 60 bands, 4 stages, and genres that ranged from punk rock to post-hardcore. While at the Wrecking Ball,  I was able to see a lot of underground bands and be […]

Get Smart with Classical Tunes

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Entertainment, General, How to?, Music
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There are tons of benefits to playing a musical instrument. Studies have shown that playing an instrument is directly related to high academic performance, as well as physical and psychological benefits, described on effectivemusicteaching.com. Learning to play an instrument should always be voluntary and self-paced. If you are a violinist who has been playing for […]

VOXtrology: Your August Horoscope

  |  Topic: Advice, Entertainment, Funny, General
Art by Kelsey Johnson, VOX Alumni

Uncertain about that quiz you’re taking? Worried about an interview coming up? Or are you just stressed by life’s challenges? No fret! Find your sign to breathe a sigh of relief and guide yourself to a more positive path. Capricorn (December 22- January 19) – Hi Capricorn! This month is all about the practice of relaxation. […]

Foto Friday: Decatur Where It’s Greater

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Entertainment, Food, Movies, Music, Photos
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Downtown Decatur is a hidden treasure in the array of teen hangouts in the metro Atlanta area. It’s full of entertainment and a great place to go with a few friends for an afternoon of awesomeness. Last week, I took some of my friends to Decatur, and we explored a few of the best hangout […]

On the Road with Jule Vera

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Music, Reviews, VOX Teen Archive

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 […]