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Teenagers, Youth, Highschool

Girls Gone Wild(erness)

Martha Henderson didn’t expect to get one of the six Young Nature Leadership Grants awarded by Nature Canada this year.“I’m a bit stressed honestly,” she laughs. “I was like, ‘Oh no, people are expecting things of me now!’”All...

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Using Stories to Make People Think

This is the second of a five part series by Dan Davidson about the professional authors participating in the Yukon Writers’ Festival and the Young Authors Conference during the first week of May.Whitehorse based writer and...

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Superhero Highschool

Growing up is hard. And the microcosm of high school — with its changing expectations and responsibilities and the push-pull of social dynamics, while, at the same time, you’re trying to establish emotional coping mechanisms...

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Wisdom Teeth

I discovered that I had wisdom teeth at the ripe age of 10. Then promptly put off thinkingabout the matter, until I was told I needed to get them removed last summer.After obtaining this ominous knowledge, I prepared for the...

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I Know What You Did

In Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th century collection of novellas called The Decameron, seven young women and three young men entertain each other with stories for 10 days inside a secluded villa near Florence as they tried to...

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Teen Valentine

So what are teen relationships like on Valentine’s Day? Well, the answer may surprise you. It is actually one of the most stressful days of the year.For girls we look to it with heightened anticipation, but there’s also some...

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