“It’s Out of Our Hands”- A Story of Young, Male Poverty

Poverty, college, youth poverty

While touted as the gateway to a better life, school has seemingly ruined mine.

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Call for Submissions: Young Male Poverty

poverty, poor, male poverty

Data suggests that 1 in 5 American young adults, ages 18-34, are living in poverty. We’re looking for stories about the experiences of these millennials.

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LoL and Varsity Video Gaming is Nothing to Laugh At

video games, gamer, League of Legends

Robert Morris University Illinois offers competitive eSports scholarships to prospective students who excel at League of Legends. And the interest in gaming as a collegiate varsity sport is growing.

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We Quarrel Over Names Because We Want to Feel Valued

name, label, margin

It’s not political correctness gone wrong or an attack on freedom of speech. It’s a call-to-action to empower those on the margins to have an equal role in authoring our National and global story.

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52 Tasks To Being A Good Man: Week 33 Go Homeless Young Man


Should I feel good about myself? After all, I was going home to eat from my refrigerator and sleep in my bed while those poor souls were back on the street.

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The Male Face of a Mental Breakdown

mental health, mens mental health, nervous breakdown, anxiety

I had been manning up and powering through things for years. I thought I could live the rest of my life without having to actually face the horror of the past. I was foolish.

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Youth on Everest: Inspiration or Inevitable Devastation?

Mount Everest, Tyler Armstrong, mountain climbing, Duchenne

Eleven year-old Tyler Armstrong claims he will summit Mount Everest before his thirteenth birthday, making him the youngest ever to do so. But do his altruistic intentions and a chance for glory outweigh the risks?

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Why I Fear I’ll Be Attention’s Next Victim

texting, driving, cell phones, attention

While I can disdainfully judge the texting driver, attention science shows how I might be doing the same thing without even realizing it.

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Jon Stewart, Young Adults, and the Sanitized Classroom

Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, Comedy Central, news

What made Jon Stewart, and moreover The Daily Show, trustworthy and compelling to young adults?

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Sacred Archetypes of Modern Masculinity: The Craftsman

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The Craftsman asks us to craft our lives with careful attention to detail and not merely float through them.

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From Arraignment to Marital Arrangement—A Texas Youth’s Strange Day in Court

Texas, Lone Star, Lone Star State, Smith County

Josten Bundy, 21, must write a Biblical verse twenty-five times daily for the next two years as part of his probation. Oh yeah, and he had to get married as well.

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Justice Served or Inappropriate Sentencing for Indiana Teen?

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Nineteen year-old, Zach Anderson, is now listed among the most violent registered sex offenders after having sex with a young woman who admits to lying about her age.

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Sacred Archetypes of Modern Masculinity: The Divine Child

inner child, archetype, boyhood, play

The Divine Child rejects the cold, stiff version of masculinity that leaves no room for play, emotion, or innocence.

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DIY Project: A Flamethrower Ukulele Inspired by Mad Max


Ukeleles aren’t just for making sweet music anymore.

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Sacred Archetypes for Modern Masculinity: The Destroyer

destroy, punch, break, shatter

Within great destruction, a chance for renewal is possible as long as it is properly fostered.

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Sacred Archetypes of Modern Masculinity: The Green Man

green man, archetype, nature, gardening

That which is within the planet is within you.

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