YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS is proud to present the very first online issue of Say What magazine - the latest and greatest in youth writing from around the country.
Say What has partnered with After School Matters to launch an exciting new satellite program at Harlan High School on Chicago’s South Side. Read articles by our Harlan student editors and writers and learn more about the program here.Say What at Harlan: Meet the Spring Semester Staff Gothic: The Living Dead God or Coincidence? STD 101
SpaceX By Matt DeVries Commercial spaceflight company Space Exploration Technologies, also known as SpaceX, is making preparations to launch an unmanned capsule to dock with the ...Study Finds New Links Between Genetics and Intelligence Five Year Countdown to Catastrophe Lake Vostok
The Tale of the Messy Clay Kitchen By Kaneesha Davis “Add this, and a little of that. No, it’s too watery, add more powder. Perfect, but it needs color; go get some ...Creating a Webzine How to Write a Book Review
Nikhil Dhingra and “The Universal War” By Andriana Bozovic The names of the authors Stephenie Meyer and J. K. Rowling are known around the world, and they can even be considered the two ...Health to the Tenth Power: Beyond the Scale Bow Down to the Master of Microblogging
A Longstanding Relic: Mario’s Italian Lemonade What’s red, white and green and sells awesome lemonade? Mario’s Italian Lemonade, that’s what! This family-run lemonade stand has been in business since 1954, opened ...Quay: A Twist on Downtown Dining Quay: New Eats in River North TOP SECRET: What’s in Your Food?
Do you feel the death of Osama bin Laden is justified? And do you feel safer now that he is gone? “ I don’t think it was justified. I feel like more questions should have been asked. My concerns are about how the information got out. ...How would you feel about asking a man out? How would you feel if a woman asked you out? Do you think the methods the government used to find and kill Osama bin Laden were practical?
Roseland : We Never By Ruth Maynie, Chicago, IL We're not easy to swallow; we're something of an acquired taste. We're unfortunate, sitting on the edge of a curb waiting for tires to reawaken our feet so we can move.Beverly’s June The Peace of Japan in Chicago Peaceful Diversity : Rogers Park and Devon Ave
Who Do You Trust? Your Guy or Your Friend? By Kaneesha Davis Now-a-days, you sometimes have to choose between the guy you like and your friend. Sometimes your friend will tell you lies about ...Teens and Depression Too Young To Marry: New Studies Show Mood Disorders Common Among Teen Brides Celebs Support Teens During Suicide Prevention Month
Letter To: By Reeves Stockard I’m drowning in the space surrounding the space I take up. Breath catches in the center of my chest, the weight of ...Harlan Students Go to WordPlay Harlan “Say What” Poetry Review Dos and Don’ts of Performing at Open Mic
Sick Abroad: Lessons From A Barcelona Emergency Room By Julianne Micoleta A couple weeks ago I embarked on a 10-day Europe trip across Spain and France, making stops in Madrid, Barcelona, Provence and Paris. While many ...Go! Experience a Buddhist Monk Seminar in Nepal Go! Study Abroad: Venezuela
What is Art? What is art? This question is commonly debated, from art aficionados of the 17th century to current high school introductory art classes. The question may ...Lab Coats and Paint Brushes Down the Welles: The 14th Annual Chicago Folk & Roots Festival What You Don’t Read in English Class: A Review of “Overqualified” by Joey Comeau
Prosthetics: A New Future for Injured Athletes By Alex Pantojas Injuries in sports today are unavoidable. They happen to everyone. Most of these injuries are minor and are easy to recover from, but some others ...NFL Fans Speak Their Mind about the Lockout Residents sound off about Wolf Lake and Calumet parks
Airport Security Must Step Up Its Game By Nikhil Dhingra Last week, the CIA and British Intelligence, using a double-agent posing as a suicide-bomber, uncovered a new upgraded version of the underwear ...The NATO Summit: Chicago Security Panel of Nobel Prize Presidents Discuss Youth’s Role in World Peace North Korea: The Latest Missile Blunder
Snooki From Jersey Shore Pregnant?! What! By Jeremy Staples Snooki from Jersey Shore is pregnant but denied it at first. According to ABC, she didn’t announce it until she got a ...Whitney Houston’s Friend: “Death Is Not Bobby’s Fault” Team Breezy: Chris Brown’s Grammy Performance and Life After His Rihanna Altercation! Torey Pudwill
DRESS AS WHAT? FOR WHEN? YEA RIGHT! By Kaneesha Davis How would you feel if your teenage daughter went as pregnant Beyoncé for Halloween? I know what you’re thinking– what am I talking about? That’s ...Sometimes Plus Size, Sometimes Not
The Segregation of LGBT’s and Heterosexuals By Andriana Bozovic Segregation. When that word is thought of or said aloud, some people might cringe, because it means the conversation is getting serious. To get things ...What Color Is Your Music? Lathrop Homes Becomes Ghost Town Asian-Americans Gain Momentum in Chicago Politics
Chicago’s Neighborhood Boundaries More Than Skin Deep By Crystal Lee Segregation is a reality for many of the people living in various neighborhoods in Chicago. Until I started doing some research on the history of ...Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus