Tag Archives: cover story

Censory overload: banning words at school cover story

How would you respond if someone called you “gay” or “retarded”? Some teens may laugh it off, but to others, these words are offensive and harmful. Nationwide, even seemingly innocent words are being targeted for exclusion.

May 2, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

First Aid Survival Kit for Valentine’s Day
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February 9, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

No valentine? Gather your gals, huddle your homies and prepare to enjoy your not-so-Valentine’s Day with a guide from Mash reporter Chevelle Blackburne.

Cutting class: budget cuts are giving students the blues
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December 8, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

Math, sports, art—everyone's feeling the budget blues. Find out how school budget cuts in the Chicago area are really affecting students.

Too legit to Quidditch
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October 5, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

If the end of the Harry Potter series had you bummed out, you'll definitely want to check out Pottermore. The Mash has all the details you'll want to know before registration opens to the public!

Owl movement
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September 29, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

Planking, batmanning, plumbking—will it ever end?

Yearbook: A time capsule of the school year’s biggest stories
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June 9, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

The Mash takes a look back at the 2010-2011 school year in headlines.

Unforgettable Idols?
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May 26, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

The “American Idol” machine has produced both some big winners and big losers over the last decade. The Mash looked at some of the most successful and the most forgettable Idols of the past.

So you think you can sing?
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May 26, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

Real teens who have auditioned for reality talent shows tell all from behind the scenes.

No job? So what? Don’t be a couch potato all summer!
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May 12, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

Teens, don’t despair. Even with the lack of employment opportunities over the summer, you can still keep yourself busy. Here are some alternatives to make your summer break worthwhile.