Teens weigh in on complaints against BYU's handling of sexual assault

BYU Rape Honor Code-2

In the United States, statistics show that one in five women and one in 16 men will be sexually assaulted on campus during their college career. Of these assaults, more than 90 percent do not even get reported. Recent news events have shown that at one specific Utah college, Brigham Young...


How much sleep do kids and teens really need? New recommendations from experts

TX. Teens Sleep

Anyone who has ever watched children get on a school bus before the sun is up in the morning or teens walk into their first class clutching a jug of coffee knows that too many young people aren’t getting enough sleep. Experts say that more than a third of the U.S. population doesn’t....


Fish may not have facial expressions, but they have personality


If you were the kind of kid who felt really, really sorry for the goldfish swimming in circles in that tiny, boring bowl, “What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins” is the book for you. Author Jonathan Balcombe, director of animal sentience at the Humane Society...


Firoozeh Dumas sees humor amid middle-school stress


The daughter of an engineer who loved to tell stories, Firoozeh Dumas (fee-ROO-zay dew-MA) started writing at age 36 to tell stories to her own children. Her third book — and first for young readers — is


Lose yourself in a good book this summer

TX. Summer Reading

Summer vacation as a whole is wonderful but June especially is the best month of the year for students. It’s our very first chance to really relax since the school year ended, and for lots of teenagers, that means finally being able to read some new books. While summer reading can be the...


The TX. 10: Favorite actors and actresses


1. Julia Roberts 2. Johnny Depp 3. Tom Hanks 4. Emma Watson 5. Meryl Streep 6. Josh Hutcherson 7. Leonardo Dicaprio 8. Kevin Costner 9. Gerard Butler 10. Angelina Jolie — Kennedy Robins, Northridge High School


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TX. Blue Tang

The blue tang — of “Finding Dory” fame — changes color as it gets older. Young fish are yellow with blue spots; they gradually turn blue with a yellow tail, and will be totally blue with black markings when fully mature.


Girls State the place to nail down some political smarts

TX. Girls State

If someone had asked me a year ago, or even a few months ago, about Girls State, I would have had no idea what it was. I had never heard of this event until a school counselor was talking about it one day in February. I decided to apply and after an interview, I was accepted to attend the 2016 year...


TV show looks at fashions around the world


What you wear says a lot about who you are. Schools, workplaces and even some countries and religions all have dress codes. These codes reveal more than just a location’s taste in fashion; they also reveal the location’s values.In Utah, for example, necklines are high and shoulders are...


Summertime is road-trip time

TX. Road Trip Illustration

There is something so freeing about the summer months. Granted, most schools are out for summer vacation but the warm weather and blue skies make the world seem like a wide open playground for many adventurous folks. There is no better way to capitalize on these amazing months than with an iconic...

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