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Should I Get a Tat?

By  Miriam Aliberti --- “Look” says your friend as she presses down the waist of her yoga pants to reveal a butterfly tattooed on her skin. You’re tempted to get one of your own, but wonder if this is a good idea. Permanent tattoos have become popular in recent years. ...

What is Dyslexia?

By  Miriam Aliberti It’s Dyslexia Awareness Month and we want to help spread the word! What is Dyslexia?  Dyslexia might be something you’ve never thought about before, but a surprising number of people are struggling with this disorder every day. The International Dyslexia Association indicates that 1 in 10 people ...

Coping with Racism as a Teen in AZ

By  Miriam Aliberti --- Racism is a subject that can be tough to talk about and even tougher to know how to handle. Because Arizonans come from so many different ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds, we have lots of opportunity for getting to know people who are culturally and racially ...

The Dangers of Teen Sexting

By  Miriam Aliberti --- A bunch of guys are in a huddle shoving each other to get a closer look at something. “Whoa,” one of them says “look at the size of those gazongas.” When Melanie snapchatted Brad the picture of herself posing in her panties, she never expected him to ...

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

By  Miriam Aliberti --- You and your three best friends are having a sleepover. You’ve already watched three movies and ate your way through a vat of popcorn. You break out the clay face mask and take a couple selfies with you and your three besties. Now you’re sitting in ...