Having Courage and Being Kind: Rethinking Cinderella and Bravery as a Whole

  Disney princesses are pretty much inescapable; they’re everywhere. No matter where in the world you live, you’ve most likely seen movies like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White, leaving you with a remembrance of the iconic images featured in the movies. An example of this is the rose from Beauty and the Beast. Most young girls wanted to be a princess like Belle at … Continue reading Having Courage and Being Kind: Rethinking Cinderella and Bravery as a Whole

Harmful Effects of Social Media

    Although social media is so popular, it can cause many issues with people. Some of these issues include body image, exposure to inappropriate content, social affirmation, and cyber bullying. Social affirmation is when people share private information, or anything for that matter, in order to gain acceptance from their peers. Another common thing that happens is escapism. This is when people “escape” from … Continue reading Harmful Effects of Social Media

Does High School Prepare Students For Life?

  High school is intended to be the years when you develop into an adult. Once you graduate high school, continued schooling is an option. As graduation rolls around, students are under the impression that their life’s course should be to attend college, get a job, move out of their parents house, buy their own car, or other life-changing choices. Unfortunately, high school does not … Continue reading Does High School Prepare Students For Life?

Smartphones: How Do They Really Affect Us?

Starting in the late 2000s, it was not uncommon to see a smartphone in the hands of neighbors, friends, family and even strangers wherever you went. According to Digital Unite, the smartphone are new breeds of mobile phones that have multiple functions similar to those you might expect from a regular computer, and typically include a touchscreen interface, internet access and an operating system capable … Continue reading Smartphones: How Do They Really Affect Us?