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Opinion: Take us seriously

Opinion: Take us seriously

Cell phones, social media and slackers. Welcome to Generation Z. Or at least what they say we are. On February 14, 17 students were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The aftermath of the event was fueled with the passionate activism of...

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Introducing "Hey, Listen Up," the first podcast that invites teens to join the conversation. Every word that is spoken will be as honest, raw and authentic as the way we all speak when we’re passionate about something in the world we live in, and each second of every...

The AB Squad: Trailer

The AB Squad: Trailer

Introducing the first youth-driven sports podcast piloted by interviews and opinions. Each week, HS Insider student leaders Anthony Gharib and Blake Atwell deliver a unique perspective from the youth about all things high school sports! You ready? I know we are! Let's...

Now when will our lawmakers say ‘Enough is Enough’?

Now when will our lawmakers say ‘Enough is Enough’?

On February 14, students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sat through their last class of the day. Some perhaps filled with the familiar anticipation of the ringing bell, which in just ten minutes, would dismiss them from school. What some initially believed...

Opinion: The Year of Trump

Opinion: The Year of Trump

From “covfefe” to “fake news” the first year of Trump’s presidency has been as eventful as an episode of The Apprentice. What began as a year of “this can not possibly get any worse” quickly turned into “what’s next?” We waited and hoped for things to get better. But,...

20 years of greatness immortalized with two jerseys

20 years of greatness immortalized with two jerseys

Dear Kobe, Please come back. On Monday, Laker Nation gathered around the TV and with all eyes on the great Kobe Bryant, we would witness both his numbers 24 and 8 being immortalized into Laker glory. As a kid growing up, Bryant’s impact was enormous. He was seen as...

Opinion: What Roy Moore’s defeat means

Opinion: What Roy Moore’s defeat means

In a surprising outcome, Doug Jones has won the Alabama special election, being the first Democrat from this state elected to the U.S. Senate in 25 years. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore, who made headlines after the Washington Post reported on the stories of four...

Immigration & opportunity

Immigration & opportunity

Even though I was born here, I am no stranger to immigration. My family immigrated as Armenian-Americans in 2000, a year before I was born. I was well aware of the tough adjustment to this new life that they saw for both my brother and I. I was often reminded of why....

Opinion: We must protect public broadcasting

Opinion: We must protect public broadcasting

To say that public broadcasting has changed my life would be a complete understatement. Even before I started pre-school, I could recite the entire alphabet, count to 50, and tell you who Yo Yo Ma was. I have Elmo, Count Dracula and Arthur to thank for this. Although...