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A Day in the Life

It Sucks To Be Excluded

Posted April 22, 2010 by Various

By Himself I remember a time when I was at school and there were three of us. We were walking around the school and we saw this boy sitting down by himself in the hot sun playing with him thumbs. I told my friends, lets go talk to that boy and then we walked right […]

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Cultural Snapshot

Changing Gender Roles: Perspectives From Southeast Asian Female Youth

Posted March 31, 2009 by Various

As part of the YO! Youth Outlook Blog-A-Thon on the topic of modern love, two Southeast Asian female youth share their perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as witnessed within their own family and culture.

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Community

Let Me In! Opening School Grounds For Recreational Use On Weekends

Posted May 5, 2009 by Various

It’s all too common to hear about children and teens who have to jump over fences and sneak onto school grounds during weekends just so they can play on the swings or shoot some hoops. However, a new law in California, Assembly Bill 346, if passed this year, would expand joint-use of school facilities to […]

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Family

When Elders Do Funny Things

Posted July 21, 2009 by Various

Sometimes our parents and elders do the funniest things, whether it’s hiding money and not being to find it later, or whether it’s their horrid imitation of J-Lo’s booty-shaking dance. Whatever these things are, they make us laugh (or turn red) and remind us of how funny and youthful our elders can be. Money-Stasher A […]

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Relationships

When Being Too Nice Gets Ugly

Posted August 19, 2009 by Various

Just Using Me My 13-year-old brother and my 15-year-old sister take advantage of me a lot. A recent example was a couple of days ago. It was on my birthday. I woke up that morning to a beautiful sunny day and everyone wished me a Happy Birthday. My sister, brother and I got into an […]

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