As soon as most children get home from school, they get to go to the park with their friends or play in the street, but I was not so lucky. As soon as I got home from school, I would rush to my room and close the windows just so the tear gas couldn’t get in.

The society in which we exist has the most influence on how we are as we grow and mature in a blossoming world. For students with autism, Down Syndrome...

March 23, 2018

Forcing tears to stream down your cheeks, the pain spreads from your eyes to your nose, travelling down into your mouth, and lodging itself in your throat. Waterfalls continue to cascade from your eyes and, in a state of panic, you frantically search for an explanation within the chaotic crowds, anything to help understand this terrible feeling...

Many teens dream about taking a year off from school to travel the world. What makes 19-year-old Kasha Sequoia Slavner stand out, however, is how she transformed this same dream into an international journey that sparked conversation throughout Canada and the United States.

She’s the Sunrise Storyteller, a young activist who traveled the world for six months with her mother at the a...

January 13, 2018

The year 2017 was, by no means, a banner year for humanity... But despite a gloomy outlook on the year’s events, there were moments of goodness in 2017...

December 29, 2017

Today’s polls on the mental health of teenagers in the United States are pure numbers. Approximately twenty percent of adolescents in the U.S. have...

It’s always been protested that mental illness should never be romanticized, yet these tireless pleas are always overlooked for the sake of “relatability”...

Battles are waged every day, including everything from the little decision of what to have for breakfast to a blowout fight with someone. They occur in...

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