The Revolution

How Adolescent Depression Is Like That Person You Aren’t Really Into Anymore

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor

February 27, 2014

Your iPhone chirps and you look down to find yourself staring at a text from That Person You Aren’t Really Into Anymore, “r we still on 4 2nite???” You recall when you were young and naive (about a month ago) and you paid no attention to the way That Person You Used To Be Sort-Of Into texted like...

“Sociopath, Mouth-Breather, Misogynist,” How Generalizations Hurt Us In More Ways Than One

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor

December 19, 2013

Thrown into a fluorescently-lit, carpeted conference room packed with other confused and socially traumatized adolescents, I am asked to sit down and begin working on my first assignment at the writing convention I was so eager to attend until this moment, “Describe yourself in six words.” Pencils...

Outlining vs. Feeling the Touch of the Sun’s Warming Rays: The Adolescent Dilemma

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor

October 10, 2013

How ironic that I write this article while I’m sitting in a dark room with my windows closed, even though it’s a 74-degree evening, my lap burning from an overheated laptop. Although a hypocrite, I understand that just outside I could be taking a quiet walk with no shoes and no iPod, just enjoying...

Julia Hates Something: The Reality of High School

Julia Hates Something: The Reality of High School

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2013

Breakfast Club (1985), Clueless (1995), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Mean Girls (2004), High School Musical(s) (2006-2008)—collectively these movies led me to believe that high school was four years of clichéd bliss: filled with the stereotypical punk groups that smoked cigarettes in the back...

Julia Hates Something: Pick-up Lines

Julia Hates Something: Pick-up Lines

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2013

              The beach boy wearing an Angry Birds tanktop and a snapback swaggers up to you as you comfortably lie on the beach trying to get a tan, or realistically, more freckles. He begins to say “Are you from Tennessee? Because…” you quickly cut him off with “The Bronx, actually. Th...

Julia Hates Something: The Struggles of Social Interaction

Julia Hates Something: The Struggles of Social Interaction

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2013

You walk away from the cute, senior boy shaking your head because you have just brutally embarrassed yourself in front of him by making a joke about ovulation or by telling him your favorite subject is Lunch. Wipe away your tears, sweet, socially awkward misfit, you are not alone. Between adjusting...

Julia Loves Something: the 1990’s (but mostly Heath Ledger)

Julia Loves Something: the 1990’s (but mostly Heath Ledger)

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2013

“Oh, wow. Original, Julia. Are you a 90’s kid? Do you just love the 90’s?” you say to yourself in a mocking tone because who actually likes the 90’s? Who actually appreciates that culture? My sweet reader, I appreciate that culture, and I love the 1990’s but only because they are hilarious...

Julia Hates Something: Do you hear what I hear? (It’s awful).

Julia Hates Something: Do you hear what I hear? (It’s awful).

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2012

“What is wrong with Christmas? What could someone possibly hate about Christmas?” I asked myself. Between the cheer and the affection exuded by all, the gift-giving, the hot chocolate, the excessive amount of cookies and the Christmas ham—which no one really eats but everyone still buys in order...

Julia Hates Something: Mentioning the Unmentionables

Julia Hates Something: Mentioning the Unmentionables

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2012

“Keep it classy, Albemarle,” the morning announcements remind us each morning, and yet its simple message goes unheard. Either girls should start wearing shirts or the school should provide complimentary tank tops for the students of Albemarle. Albemarle is rumored to be slightly upscale, so it...

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