Induced by the billion-dollar “Twilight” enterprise, teen fiction has become a breeding ground for tales of the mystical and supernatural. However, in the past couple years a new genre of literature has begun to rise up in its stead: the dystopia.
My friend, the trials you endure today build your character and prepare you for tomorrow. Carry on and pursue the dreams you have. Be determined to accomplish something for yourself. There will always be negative people in this world. Just don't become one of them. "Chale Friend"
Mexicans in this era are being discriminated against because of where they come from... School is hard for young Hispanics because white people don't like them and want them out. Every time I pass by a bunch of white students or black students they say "chale" or "orale holmes" or [...]
Banning any type of book from any high school gives the impression that our First Amendment rights can be easily taken from us as high school students. Students have the right to read any type of literature and to gain exposure to out-of-the-ordinary subjects, including racism and even rape. Logan Sutherland
By junior and senior high school years, we as students are being prepared for the real world. Censoring the books that we read will only make our transition into that world more difficult. In the case of "Tortilla Curtain," rape is a serious thing and our English teachers make every [...]