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The Awkward Years: a middle school retrospective

Middle school is over for me and the other sixty-six humans with whom I have now spent much too much time over the past three years. So first, a congratulation: we actually made it! We managed to live through the first of the awkward years, the painful and humiliating years. The years that at family gatherings our relatives cringe to hear we are currently encountering. The stressful, socially inept and hormonally imbalanced years have descended upon us, and we have made it through eighth grade. Continue reading The Awkward Years: a middle school retrospective

The Trendsetters of Today: Why Are There “YouTubers” Everywhere?

Written by Madeleine McGrath and Louisa Hanson

“Sugg? That’s a dumb name.” -Rhonda

Bethany Mota. Connor Franta. Troye Sivan. Selena Gomez. Zoe Sugg.

Which one doesn’t belong?

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