Is Football Dangerous for Young Athletes?

By MAX BLAGODAR, age 10 Mentored by ELITE TRUONG There are 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions every year from sports and recreational activities. PHOTO: House Committee on Education and the Workforce Democrats A concussion is an injury caused by blow to the head or body....

Michelle Care: Is it Going Anywhere?

By RENEE RICEVUTO, age 10 Mentored by SAMANTHA HENIG Today, kids in America are facing the epidemic of being overweight, also known as obesity. Obesity can cause heart disease, diabetes, stroke and low self-esteem. Some kids don’t have a choice. Since fresh food costs...

Kids for Cash

By SAMUEL MARTINEZ, age 12 One student was jailed for creating a fake myspace page about her vice principal. Judge Ciavarella sentenced her to four years in a private juvenile detention facility. IMAGE: Wikimedia Commons The documentary film Kids for Cash, directed by...