The Cold Hand Around the Neck of Teenage Survival

By Savannah Perry, Clarion Staff All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven is a gut-wrenching novel hitting on a topic that plagues teenage society: suicide. Focusing on the lives of a high school boy and girl, Jennifer Niven portrays the struggle of those who are plagued with thoughts of self destruction and the inner workings of the teenage mindset through the power of love and … Continue reading The Cold Hand Around the Neck of Teenage Survival

Teenage Love: Fact or Fiction?

By: Savannah Perry, Clarion staff It is a time honored practice, an expectation of sorts for teenagers as they reach their prime. Urged on by the engaging Nickolas Sparks films and the frilly love stories blanketing Barnes and Noble like a safety blanket, teenage love is a time honored tradition that has been supported by generations, each reminiscing over their epic summer romance or their … Continue reading Teenage Love: Fact or Fiction?

Trick or Treat: Too old or never old enough?

By Savannah Perry and Maya Vargas, Clarion Staff As high-schoolers, we have reached that awkward age where we want to go out and receive the candy we have been provided since childhood but are also held back by our impending age and the impression that candy is only given to younger ones. Who’s to say you are too old to adorn the costume of your favorite character? … Continue reading Trick or Treat: Too old or never old enough?