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Teens experience peer pressure through technology

Teens experience peer pressure through technology

Caroline Monaghan

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The pressure we feel comes from much more than solely our peers. TV shows, movies and social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram create internal pressure for teenagers. But peer pressure is not a constant negative, nor does it function the way one sees in the movies. The National Center on Addiction and Substan...

Why today’s teen aren’t getting enough sleep: Stress

Why today’s teen aren’t getting enough sleep: Stress

Andrew Wang

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth

When it comes time to tuck in at night, experts say we need eight to 10 hours of sleep every night – and too few of us are getting it. According to The National Sleep Foundation, or NSF, as of February 2015, adolescents should be hitting somewhere between the eight and 10 hours mark Instead, ...

Why today’s teens aren’t getting enough sleep: Technology

Why today’s teens aren’t getting enough sleep: Technology

Alexis Colucci

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth

Phones plugged into bedside outlets, televisions blaring at nighttime and laptops dinging with notifications come as nothing new to teens. Neither is the lack of sleep that tech can cause. Technology impacts the vast majority of teens, with more than three quarters of teens having access to cellpho...

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