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Youth Culture Lesson: Diss-Honor

Controversy Comes to the Oscars Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened Hollywood will host its biggest gala of the year on Feb. 28, when the movie industry’s biggest names will gather to celebrate what are supposed to be the best movies and performances of the year. However, choosing the best is … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Diss-Honor

Youth Culture Lesson: Boooo!

Discouraging Words Take Center Court in Wisconsin Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened If you go to a basketball game anywhere in America and someone misses a shot, you’re likely to hear chants of “aaaiiir ballll, aaaiiir ball!” You’ll probably hear lots of other fan-chants, too…unless perhaps you attend a high … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Boooo!

Youth Culture Lesson: Affluenza Fail

Mistakes and What Happens When We Don’t Learn from Them Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened People trying to outrun the long arm of the American law often run south, to Mexico, specifically. It’s not so normal to try to run away from probation, particularly when most people think you were … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Affluenza Fail

Youth Culture Lesson: And the Winner Is…

What We Can Learn from the Miss Universe Pageant Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo had been dreaming of this moment since she was a little girl. Representing the country of Columbia in the Miss Universe Pageant, she was proclaimed the winner as millions watched. A beautiful diamond-encrusted … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: And the Winner Is…

Youth Culture Lesson: Forceful

Without Perseverance, We Wouldn’t Have Star Wars Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened Are you excited to see Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens yet? If so, you’re not alone. The movie sold $50 million worth of tickets before it opened Dec. 17—crushing the old record. Many think The Force Awakens … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Forceful

Youth Culture Lesson: Merry Christmas!

The Strange Ways We Celebrate the Season Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened When Starbucks unveiled its Christmas Cups a few weeks ago, some believed it was yet another volley in what some call the “war on Christmas.” The fact that they were simply red—without a single snowflake or Christmas tree … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Merry Christmas!

Youth Culture Lesson: Paris Tragedy

And Dealing with Disaster in Our Own Lives Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened It had been a normal night in Paris Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. People streamed into Stade de France to watch a soccer game between France and Germany. Fans packed the Bataclan Theatre to hear the Eagles of … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Paris Tragedy

Youth Culture Lesson: Tired. Stressed. Bored.

That’s What High Schoolers Typically Feel in School Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer. What Happened: It’s now official: High school’s kind of a drag. Such are the findings of a new study out of Yale University. Researchers took the emotional pulse of approximately 22,000 students nationwide, asking them how they currently felt … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Tired. Stressed. Bored.

Youth Culture Lesson: Frightful

What Scares You? What Should Scare You? Get downloadable PDF. Get downloadable PowerPoint presentation. About/Disclaimer What Happened For those of us who live in the United States, we have it pretty good. Most of us have enough food to eat and roofs over our heads. Lots of us have phones in our pockets and plenty … Continue reading Youth Culture Lesson: Frightful