Five Feet Apart: Take Your Kleenex

Five Feet Apart, directed by Justin Balconi, may be one of the best movies you’ve never heard about. Based on the real life experience of Katie Donovan and Dalton Prager, the movie recounts the story of two teenagers, Stella and Will, who both have cystic fibrosis and who fall in love despite the necessity to…

Do you follow the teen curfew law?

“It’s 10:00 p.m. Do you know where your children are?” This public service announcement (PSA) first appeared on television in 1967, when several cities in the northeast began imposing curfews on teenagers. The term curfew means different things to different people. For someone who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s, it usually represents an…

Are kids today growing up too fast?

Kids are being robbed of their childhood and innocence due to stress, peer pressure and other influences constantly around them, making it seem like they are maturing faster than ever before. One obvious example of kids maturing faster than they used to is their appearance. Young girls are wearing more makeup and dressing more provocatively than…

Hurricane Harvey Hits Home

Harvey’s heavy winds and rainfalls tore through homes and businesses stretching from the Southern part of Texas to the borders of Louisiana. The strong winds ripped houses apart, while waters filled the streets of many neighborhoods, often rising above the front doors of houses. The mayor of Port Arthur, Derrick Freeman, was quoted saying their…