Original poem from Atlanta Teen Voices contributor Carlos Perez.
Bernie Sanders is possibly the most liberal Democrat to appear on voters’ ballots, much to the pleasure of younger voters in America. Sanders’ extremely liberal views on health care, women’s rights, and marijuana legalization are appealing to youth, even those who may not regularly follow politics, making him a standout among his presidential candidates. A […]
It was below freezing in Washington D.C the morning of The March for Life rally. My school, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, has a pro-life group called Mercy for Life, of which I am a member. As a Catholic school, one of the strong religious beliefs is being pro-life. Pro-life means one who […]
Our imperfect country may stand for justice and liberty for all, but in reality inequality trumps ideals of democracy. The pains of marginalized and criminalized people almost silently yet steadily reverberate throughout America. Yet the world keeps spinning. The New Year confetti and empty popcorn bags are well-settled in landfills across America. And Donald Trump […]
In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Georgia ranks 3rd in the nation for the highest amount of teen-reported cases of physical abuse in a relationship. The issue of teen dating violence is incredibly prevalent among Atlanta youth, and it is an issue the VOX Investigates spring team is ready to […]
If you are reading this, chances are you were either not born or too young to understand the gravity of the O.J. Simpson murder case (officially known as the People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson). For many, Ryan Murphy’s latest frontier will be a first glimpse into a controversy that […]
2015 was quite the year for movies: “Mad Max: Fury Road” gave us an uncompromisingly brilliant action hero (and yes, I am talking about Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa) while Eddie Redmayne shined as the central figure in the long overdue story of one the first women to undergo gender reassignment surgery (“The Danish Girl”). Meanwhile, […]
I have seen a lot of crazy things happen while I’ve cashiered. As a cashier, you really can’t just say something bothers you, because, as the saying goes: “The customer is always right.” Right? Well, sure, but that doesn’t mean that they’re always angelic. So here is a list of some things that some cashiers […]
This month, the Georgia Ensemble Theatre in Roswell took a stab at putting on the gender switch up classic only to find the venue was sold out, the audience was on the edge of its seats and laughing with tears of joy falling down their cheeks.
“The Book of Mormon” is definitely a delight and is the best piece of satire I’ve seen in awhile. It also gives teens a reason to return to the theater and break the stigma that youth cannot appreciate musicals.