What I Learned from Being Bullied

What I Learned from Being Bullied

Yes, I know, hard to believe that this social butterfly that is myself was for a large portion of her adolescent life on the receiving end of bullying. All jokes and sarcasm aside, however, I have chosen to write about this for two reasons.   Firstly, I do not think there is enough literature coming […]

This Muslim Teen Used His College Application to Support #BlackLivesMatter, and We Salute Him

This Muslim Teen Used His College Application to Support #BlackLivesMatter, and We Salute Him

  For all the young readers out there, meet your new role model; Ziad Ahmed, an 18-year-old American-Muslim teenager from Princeton, New Jersey who stood very bravely for justice.     While filling out his application to Stanford University, one of the leading research and teaching institutions in the world, Ziad was asked: “What matters to […]

18-Year-Old Jordanian Girl Writes Heartbreaking Note Before Taking Her Own Life

18-Year-Old Jordanian Girl Writes Heartbreaking Note Before Taking Her Own Life

Tragedy struck in Jordan when an 18-year-old girl committed suicide after being bullied and beaten by her own brother for smoking cigarettes. Before taking her own life, Maysaa’ Sharouf wrote a heartbreaking note in which she talks about the oppression of women in the Middle East and how cruelly they are treated by men. I pass my hand […]

Teen Choice Awards Best & Worst Dressed

Each year teens get to choose the best of their stars to reward them. It’s amazing how today’s stars were previous generation’s teen stars. Today’s teen stars are more glamorous, can’t wait till they are hitting the Oscar’s red carpet … well not all of them of course, here is the best and the worst […]