Archives for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

Tight Fit

By Chrystal Graham • Aug 22nd, 2011 • Category: Lead Story, Pop Culture

By Chrystal Graham “Why the f*ck is he wearin’ dem jeans?” said a young girl to her friend as they watched an androgynous-looking young man walk by. “That’s not no boy, that’s a girl, stupid. You mad dumb!” replied the friend. Getting louder, the first girl shot back, “Yeah right, trick. I bet you $10 [...]

It’s 5 p.m. Do You Know Where On the Internet Your Child Is?

By Ariel Tirosh • May 5th, 2008 • Category: Pop Culture

[This story was written in David Alm's Basic Reporting class.] On October 16, 2006, 13-year-old Megan Meier committed suicide after being bullied on the popular social networking site MySpace. Six weeks earlier, Megan had found a friend in a young boy named Josh, whom she had met through MySpace. The day before her death, Megan received a message [...]