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YOUNG VOICES: Class opened my eyes to world around me

YOUNG VOICES: Class opened my eyes to world around me

I just started my senior year of high school at Illiana Christian High School. At my school, one of my required senior classes is a class called International Relations. This class focuses on international relations of the past and present and current events.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Until I decide, I'm floating on life's lazy river

YOUNG VOICES: Until I decide, I'm floating on life's lazy river

Growing up is super weird. I'm starting my last year of high school at the end of August, and it feels weird.

July 22, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Focus on school work, not distractions

YOUNG VOICES: Focus on school work, not distractions

As another school year winds down and comes to an end, I know that I, along with a majority of students, find it hard to keep focus in school and complete the work that needs to be finished in order to be done with school and enjoy summer. The end of every year is the same: I lose focus and …

May 20, 2013 8:18 am
YOUNG VOICES: Instead of small talk, discuss some big ideas

YOUNG VOICES: Instead of small talk, discuss some big ideas

I am not a big fan of small talk. I understand that when people don't really know others very well, they tend to ask simple questions like "Hey, how's it going?" or "How are you?" But what do we really get to know about people by asking those questions?

March 18, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: I am excited to join in pro-life march

YOUNG VOICES: I am excited to join in pro-life march

Soon, I will have the opportunity to enjoy a few days in Washington, D.C., with a group from my school. We will be joining with people all across America in the Right to Life March.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Be thankful for all leaders, not just politicians

YOUNG VOICES: Be thankful for all leaders, not just politicians

The election has got me thinking. We have some great political leaders, but I also know some other great leaders in my life.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Appreciate your family, thank those in armed forces

YOUNG VOICES: Appreciate your family, thank those in armed forces

The passing of another Fourth of July has me reminiscing and feeling thankful.

July 09, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Turn yourself off, it's not about you

YOUNG VOICES: Turn yourself off, it's not about you

I recently had the pleasure of traveling about 11 hours away to beautiful Alabama for a mission trip.

April 23, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Clean up TV, movies, magazines to brighten our future

YOUNG VOICES: Clean up TV, movies, magazines to brighten our future

Everywhere I go, I am surrounded by the upcoming presidential elections. It is on the news, the radio and in the newspaper. I often think to myself, what does this have to do with me? I still have three years until I am even old enough to vote, or to even care.

February 13, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Slow down, be thankful, Christmas can wait

YOUNG VOICES: Slow down, be thankful, Christmas can wait

It's that time of year again. Most people would say "Oh, it's Christmas time!" Hold on. Thanksgiving comes first.

November 24, 2011 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Tragedies are bad, but can draw us together

YOUNG VOICES: Tragedies are bad, but can draw us together

In the past couple of weeks, America has had to deal with many tough losses.

September 19, 2011 12:00 am
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