The #YouthVote won’t stop, and neither should you.

#YouthVote #MidtermsMatter #GetOutTheVote #GOTV   You’ve seen the hashtags everywhere. You’ve seen the ads between posts on your Instagrams, Snapchats, & Twitters. Your favorite celebrities are screaming “VOTE!” from the rooftops…….. but do you know why? Tomorrow, November 6, 2018 midterm elections are taking place nationwide. In every state young […]


Friends and Fall – Surviving Sophomore Year

Sophomore year of college can be a lot. At my school, sophomores move into upperclassmen housing, get jobs, take on leadership roles and join social clubs. All of this seems to add an exponential amount of work, stress, new emotions and responsibilities to anyone’s plate, including mine. However, through this […]


Introducing ME: Road to My Best Self

Wake up at 5:30am. Go to the gym or working out at home. Exercise for about 30-40 minutes. Stretch and cool down. Drive back to my home and get ready feeling pumped and energized for the day. Starting each day, I see it as a chance to activate even further […]

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Shelby’s advice for senioritis

As it’s called across the nation, senioritis- the overwhelming exhaustion that comes at the end of senior year- is real. Your motivation declines, you grow tired of your usual surroundings and you become increasingly more ready for the future ahead. But how do you overcome the senior slump and finish […]

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Khalil’s Passion for Photography

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind By Khalil M. Filled with priceless moments, we live with passion, joy, and excitement that keep our lungs racing. […]


YOY Creates Lifelong Bonds

By Alexia L. Last month I was recharged and totally rejuvenated by 3 of the most phenomenal people I’m blessed to have in my life, MY SISTERS!! Although biologically I’m an only child, spiritually I’m not. I have blood siblings that fill me up! On May 29th Abria (2016-17 MW […]


Shelby & The Supreme Court

By Shelby H. As a young person, I get to witness history being made. This change is typically a new iPhone, presidential election or creation of new medicine. But sometimes, you’re lucky enough to witness not just history, but a change in the world; I knew I had experienced this […]


Graduating high school

By Gabe S. Graduating high school can be a very stressful and a surreal time for many. The realization of saying goodbye to those you love can leave you in disbelief. These unimaginable times are difficult to take in all at once and can leave you overwhelmed with emotions. Although […]

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Cassidy’s Dorm Sweet Dorm

Hi y’all! I’m coming to you from my dorm room all the way in Idaho. This video is all about giving you guys a few quick tips for improving your move-in experience and making your dorm room feel more like home! These are tips I followed as a freshman this […]


Supporting Youth in STEM

Failure has its own success, and struggle is necessary for growth. In the summer of 2016, I attended the Engineering Experience (E2) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While I was there I met Dr. Mareena Robinson Snowden, who was a PhD Candidate at MIT’s Laboratory of Nuclear Security and […]