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Latest: June 2019
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Avoiding the Hazards on the Road to Higher Education
Drowning in debt with no college degree is a calamity.
The Island Tree
It was a bright sunny day in Hawaii, where humans had yet to be made.
Zeline Reyes Cruz
I am the Warlock Odus, eye of lightning and my dragon is Nylrys, the eternal one.
beautiful*: the act of being you.
This is my declaration, consider my voice weapon/ Your oppression will only succeed in fueling my own obsession.
Kenny St. Fleur
This woman wrote this for you.
i’m tripping over my words
Bad Vibes Forever
the clouds in my head darkened and brought in heavy rain.
Cinco De Mayo
May the dead rest in peace.
Welcome to Feminist Boot Camp
Listen up men: this is for you.
Pass the Mic: Sociedad Latina
The Class Size Crisis
Numbers in classes have gradually risen over the last few decades.
In Boston Public Schools, Lunch Gets Trashed
Did you know that most students in Boston Public Schools don’t eat the lunches they are provided during the school day?
Pass the Mic: Sociedad Latina
For seven weeks, Sociedad Latina youth joined WriteBoston for a crash course in journalism.
The Fast Track to a Diploma
Want to get free college credit before graduating high school?
Radelquis Benoit Nuñez
Cash for Grades
The secret to getting students motivated.
Seana Fuller’s advice column for the misunderstood, the mistreated, and all the other misses out there.
For Women, Ageism is Getting Old
According to society, youth is beauty.
“Thanks But...I Have a Boyfriend”
If a girl says that to you, it says more about her than it says about you.
The Deadliness of Small Town Life
The day Johnny Maxwell killed himself is a day I’ll never forget.
DO NOT TOUCH GIRLS
For many high school students, specifically girls, sexual harassment is a problem.
Athletes of Color: Prepare to Play Defense in College
Since my teammates come from minority backgrounds, we relate to one another on a level beyond sports.
A TiPster Goes to Washington
This is the next generation, so let’s make this one count!
Health + Beauty
Freshen Up Your Feed
A daily dose of scrolling through healthy content can bring motivation, creativity and laughter.
5 tips for healthy hair under your headscarf.
The offstage impact of an onstage childhood.
What’s in a Word?
Check out this timeline for some of the most interesting words of the year since 1999.
Why it’s Important to Keep the N-Word in Literature
A single word. That is all that is needed to break the silence.
Ai Quyen Le
Life Advice from the Grads
How to... Become a Student Athlete
From an 18-year-old who spends more time on the court then she does in her own home.
How To...Survive AP Classes
From a procrastinator who always pulls through.
How to...Pull All-Nighters
From a 17- year-old who’s stayed awake more nights than he’s slept.
How to… Become a Professional Babysitter
From an 18-year-old babysitter (without a baby).
How to... Take Pretty Notes
From a gel-pen-happy high school senior.
ADHD Treatment is Stigmatized, But Essential
For someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), failure seems to be a lot worse
The Magic of Monsoon Season
Memories of life in Somalia.
The South Korean trend that has teens live-streaming their dinners.