As someone who writes a weekly column dedicated to Americans between the ages of 13 and 19, people think I consider myself some sort of teen expert. But a real one offers some fresh perspective on whether the kids are going to be alright.
In the last year UK BikeLife culture—where young scooter riders upload videos of themselves wheelie-ing down highways and through industrial estates—has exploded, with the scene's leaders picking up thousands of YouTube and Instagram followers in the proc…
Frustrated with Democratic "bullying" that inevitably steers young, gay, minority, and creative types toward their rival in a state where recreational pot use is now legal, the local GOP is stepping up its appeal to the kids.
Oakland is a hotbed of gang violence, poverty, drug abuse, and mental illness. A CDC study says that roughly one-third of inner-city children suffer from a form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a local news station colloquially called "Hood disease."
Crystal is picked up for shoplifting after disappearing for almost a week—and has left her mother on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, Cortez prepares to head downstate to visit his father, who is serving a life sentence in prison for murder…
Crystal runs away from home leaving her mother to fear for the worst. Augustine visits the doctor to discuss a potentially life-threatening surgery to fix a deformation in his face, but makes progress back at school dealing with his anger issues brought o…
If you believe recent headlines, Australian youth are booze-fuelled little turds prone to acts of violence. The reality is that Australians are consuming less alcohol per capita today than in the beer-swilling 70s and 80s.
More than a third of American sheriffs' departments and nearly half of all police departments have officers assigned to local schools, according to the Department of Justice. Students today are arrested in school for offenses that include talking back to
I have two cousins that live in Iraq. Sara is 15 years old and Dani is 13. They both live in the al-Yarmouk district of Baghdad, which locals have christened "the streets of death" due to the constant attacks and random violence that plagues the area.
My whole family worked in the mine. My dad, my step dad, and my mum. My grandfather still works there. He's taking care of closing the mine. I'm 23 now, but when I was about 15 I was a cleaner in the mine. It felt safe since my whole family was there.