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Parents and other adults tend to impose their opinions and lifestyle on young adults. However, The Sidekick communications manager Varshitha Korrapolu thinks young adults should be allowed to make their own choices, as they are capable of making good decisions on their own and that an adult should serve as a helpful guide that nudges the child towards the right decision.

Little people can make big decisions

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager October 26, 2021

“You’re just a little kid. What do you know?”  “You’re too young to talk about that.”  “You’re too naive to make your own decisions.”  Far too often, adults, especially parents,...

As young people continue to become excessively active on the internet, the environment created has begun to take a harsh mental toll on teenagers. The Sidekick staff writer Varshitha Korrapolu discusses the perilous effects of social media and the internet.

Rise of an intangible poison

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

Constantly scrolling through your feed. Comparing yourself to subjectively beautiful, flawless people who have spent countless hours editing their photos. Congestion forming in your chest as feelings of...

The Sidekick staff writer Anika Arutla thinks the current youth’s carefree mentality can have consequences by comparing it with the popular Lifetime TV show “You.” In the TV show, a stalker named, Joe, becomes obsessed with a girl named Beck, who keeps her social media public and does not take precautions to maintain her safety.

We are our biggest fear

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

That will not happen to me. That is what most of us say -  until it does. There is an assumption that everything will solve itself and that a safety net will catch us if something were to happen....

Graphic by Christianna Haas. People more inclined to ignore the pain of others.

Turning the cheek results in guilty verdict for gossiping

October 24, 2014

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04  People like to believe that they do the best of their ability to be a good friend; teenagers being the ultimate representation of this. They will...

Media glorifying bad decisions amongst teenagers

September 6, 2013

By  Stephanie Gross Staff Writer Extreme explosion at a major televised event, teen moms gone crazy and a long list of other contributing factors could keep going on forever are the reason that...

Seniors should be excited to vote, Neumann says

February 23, 2011

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor As you may or may not know, May 14 is an election day. It is not a national or state election, but it is still important for all seniors to take part in it. There...

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