Tag: Teen

  • In the Blog

    Ms Marvel: An Ordinary Superhero

    July 15th, 2014     by Nadia Siu Van     Comments

    What makes Kamala Khan, the new shapeshifting Muslim Ms. Marvel, so widely appealing? The Marvel comic, which debuted in February this year, revolves around a teenage Pakistani-American girl from New Jersey…probably not the mainstream idea of a superhero. As Kamala puts it, everyone expects a Ms. Marvel with blonde hair, spandex and thigh-high boots,“Not a sixteen-year-old brown girl with a 9 PM curfew.” READ MORE

  • Blog Series

    Dear Teen Erin

    May 8th, 2014     by Erin McPhee     Comments

    I remember so well the cringe-worthy, mixed-up feelings of being a teenager. Like how you could be so confident and outspoken one moment, and the next feel completely alone and terrified that your friends and peers don’t like you. READ MORE