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Girl power: Teens share their views on feminism
Girl power: Teens share their views on feminism

Historical figures like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton all have a few things in common. They are all female, feminist and were, at one time, teenage girls.

As obvious as that last fact may seem, it...

Girl power: Teens share their views on feminism
Girl power: Teens share their views on feminism

Historical figures like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton all have a few things in common. They are all female, feminist and were, at one time, teenage girls.

As obvious as that last fact may seem, it...

Calling all horror, sci-fi fans for ShockaCon
Calling all horror, sci-fi fans for ShockaCon

When thinking of autumn, many people picture leaves changing colors, holidays with the family, time changes or football. Others, though, imagine another exciting event that more people are slowly yet surely learning about: ShockaCon. On Sept. 26-28,...

FlipSide seeking teen writers
FlipSide seeking teen writers

FlipSide is looking for correspondents, so if you’re a West Virginia Student ages 12 to 19 years old and like to write, take photos and/or create illustrations, here’s your chance to show your stuff — and get paid for it!...

Teenage piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick plays Clay Center Sunday
Teenage piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick plays Clay Center Sunday

It seems like there are endless stories about children being forced by their children to take music lessons. Less often do you hear about kids wanting to take lessons but being denied.

That was initially the case with 13-year-old prodigy Ethan...

West Side flooding (photo)
West Side flooding (photo)

Charleston Town Center to hold Teen Board tryouts Tuesday, Wednesday

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Charleston Town Center Mall Teen Board will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in Macy’s Court. Applicants only need to attend one of the days.

The board is a volunteer program for high school students that...

‘November Man’ proves Pierce Brosnan’s still got it
‘November Man’ proves Pierce Brosnan’s still got it

Does Pierce Brosnan still have it? The answer to this, my friends, is yes.

When I decided to review “The November Man,” I knew I would have to remain as unbiased as possible, despite the fact that I grew up watching Brosnan on...

Top five fall fashion grabs
Top five fall fashion grabs

With fall here, many stores now have deals on all the new essentials you’ll need for the season. This year, the emphasis is on crazy patterns and edgy street styles.

If you want just a few quick grabs to get the season started, here are...

Banned books? Bring ‘em on!
Banned books? Bring ‘em on!

The time is coming for a week-long literary affair. From September 21-27, the country will celebrate Banned Books Week, so get ready to break some rules.

Started by the American Library Association in 1982, Banned Books Week is an annual event...

Book banning rooted in ignorance
Book banning rooted in ignorance

Humanity is a fickle lot, particularly when it comes to reading material. This has split the literary community into genres that divide vast groups of readers into select, slightly elitist hipsters who often think, “The content that I happen to ...

10 tips for your first year of high school

A new school year is here, and everyone is starting the next chapter of their lives. Sixth graders are joining the awkward yet wonderful years of middle school, juniors are stepping up as the big dogs of the high school, and eighth graders are...

Senior reflection: were freshmen fears realized?

The first day of senior year is one of the biggest days of any student’s life. Some seniors take this day to think back to their first day of freshman year and how scared they were to start at a bigger school, not knowing what to expect....

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