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If Facebook said jumping out of trees cures cancer, would you do it?

April 11, 2014

WGN-TV: Why are teens using racial and gender slurs?
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February 27, 2014

The Mash's Lara Jung and True Star's Mina Waight talk teens' mixed feelings about slurs.

VIDEO: True Star teens talk about experiences with slurs
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February 26, 2014

Watch students discuss their personal experiences with racial and other slurs.

Slurred lines: a dictionary of current slurs
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February 26, 2014

Several new slurs are popular at many Chicago schools or on social media.

Harshtags: Slurs pretty common at school and online
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February 26, 2014

For many, slurs blur the line between hateful and harmless.

Curie, Young face off for Chicago Public League title Friday night
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February 21, 2014

At stake: the Public League championship at 7 tonight at Chicago State University.

Essay contest: How would you fix Chicago violence?
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October 18, 2013

True Star and Chicago Elite Classic sponsor the contest that awards up to $500 in scholarship money.

5 things you should know about True Star Magazine
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September 18, 2013

By Fatima tul-Farha The Mash 1. True Star is completely managed by its young people: writers, photographers and a team...

WGN-TV: Mash, True Star talk sex, violence LIVE on air
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May 30, 2013

The Mash's Maridsa Choute and True Star's Alexander Stockstell talk about the proliferation of sex and violence in the TV shows, games and websites teens consume.

Why overexposure matters
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May 16, 2013

WorldStar Hip Hop is very well known for amateur videos that display young people engaging in violent and sometimes sexual behavior.