Is Thinkspace the future?
Students read books written by other people, watch movies made by other people and learn information in school discovered by other people, but, at school, only certain courses really allow students to create. Creation and innovation are the future, and as technology continues to shape the future, more doors open for creativity. The opportunity to […]
A hero’s homecoming
Upon hearing I was covering a veteran’s home donation, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew was Nathan Rimpf was a 2006 Leesville grad and lost his legs while fighting in Afghanistan. I was overwhelmed with expectations and preconceived notions. Would I cry or even care? Would I be changed forever or […]
Mental disorders in teens: a “popular” epidemic
“I just want someone to kiss my scars.” “Your cuts are beautiful.” “One day someone will come and fix me.” Ideas like these have recently consumed the minds of teens and young adults on social media websites, most commonly tumblr. In the past year and a half, Tumblr has become the center of the “pseudo-depressed” […]
Is cyberbullying as dire as it seems?
A recent study done by Dan Olweus, a psychologist at the University of Bergen, determined that statistics on cyberbullying are greatly exaggerated. Unfortunately, these exaggerated statistics are commonly used by the media as well as different anti-bullying organizations. After constantly hearing about cyberbullying in the media and news, Olweus began an in-depth study in order […]