Stories from Teen

Teen Essay: Music can make you wiggle your foot or alter your life

When I was younger, my favorite band was Blink-182. “What’s My Age Again?” was the theme song of my awkward transition into teenage-hood and its punk rock aesthetic symbolized my 12-year-old self rebelling.

Straight Talk: Secretive behavior worries mom

Locked bedroom door and hushed tones conjures thoughts of drug use by teen sisters.

Teen Face: El Molino senior is a graceful dancer who ‘thrives on challenge’

Brianna Frazer found her passion at 3 years old when she began taking ballet lessons.

Straight Talk: Stereotyping needs to stop

Teens address the stereotypical comments or reactions they've received that contrast with their personal reality.

Teen Face: Santa Rosa High climber’s upward ascent

Justin Hall recently placed four in his age group at a national climbing competition in Wisconsin, winning a spot on the U.S.A. Junior National Team headed for Italy and the world competition this fall.

Straight Talk: Father’s ex-girlfriend seeks best way to part from kids

A woman asks the panel how to best approach closure with the kids of her former boyfriend.

Teen Essay: It’s time to come together for education

The 45th annual Student Advisory Board on Legislation in Education (SABLE) is an enriching 3-day conference that empowers you to bring about change in the state education system.

Teen Face: Windsor High senior looking to improve the planet

Sarah Almeyda promotes stewardship of the Earth and of one’s own body by being the change she wants to see in the world.

Teen Essay: An ode to Saint Valentine

Lovers’ holiday wasn’t about romance until after the 1300s, but did involve animal sacrifice and then the whipping of young women.

Straight Talk: My BFF started dating my secret crush

Panelists share thoughts, advice on how to handle awkward situations, rebound relationships.

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