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Movie Review: Into the Woods
Fairy tale heroes as flawed adults
author image Emily reviews the film adaptation of the theatrical musical and discovers there’s more to the story than just a cast of fairy tale characters romping through a forest.

Into the Woods is a Disney adaptation of a musical written by Steven Sondheim. It focuses on familiar characters from the fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel... [more]

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My Korean Dad's Culture Shock - My Africa: Not Just Jungles - Happier Here Than In Hanoi PLUS: Homeless Teens Share Their Stories - I'm Not a Sex Object - Rage Release: Writing Rap
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Why Feminism Matters to Me Julia writes about her observations of gender roles and sexism in society, and explains why she considers herself a feminist. [more]
My First Time: On The Job Diamonique is excited to land her first job at a McDonald’s, but her boss soon becomes verbally abusive. [more]
Free Job Training That’s For Real! Teens can get free certification in trades such as Salon Services, Electrical Installation, and Computer Repair at Co-Op Tech High School. [more]
Not a Stretch Eliza navigates around her parents’ wish for her to become a doctor and finds a career path that feels right. [more]
Change for the Better Nhi’s first days in the U.S. are frustrating and unnerving. When she makes an effort to be social, her willingness to step outside her comfort zone is rewarded. [more]
I Expected to Fail... As an African-American male who grew up in foster care, Orlando feels double stigma. But a professor's comment makes him determined to succeed in college. [more]
Worlds to Explore Nhi is convinced she wants to be a journalist until she gets to college. Taking sociology and business courses and joining a college club makes her think about changing majors. [more]
Good Enough to Be a Lawyer Damia’s dream of becoming a lawyer, her worry about her English language skills, and her fear of criminals collide when she lands an internship at a District Attorney’s office. [more]
College Applicants: Your 6 Biggest Worries, Solved Applying to college can be extra stressful for kids who are dealing with poverty or whose parents can't help. College counselor Joshua Steckel addresses some common worries. [more]
Speak Out: Black Lives Matter After the decision not to indict the white police officer accused of killing Eric Garner, who was black, five writers went to their first-ever protest. [more]
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