Teenage

Monday, July 18, 2016

Sticks and stones may break my bones...

"Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me." Are you even Jamaican if you never said that with a-tti-tude on the playground as a little kid? Bullying: it may seem like a newly minted word in Jamaican v ...Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Reviewing Sevana's first solo project

Sevana (pictured above with mentor Protoje) isn't exactly a local household name....yet. But if her first solo project is anything to go by a meteoric rise to fame might just be around the bend. She's got the talent for it as ...Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Why I shine - Hanif Brown

Most recent portfolios: Head Prefect of Ardenne High  Captain of Ardenne’s football team  Spelling Bee champion coach  Past Students’ Council Representative  Hanif Brown is not about politica ...Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Why do we all want to be introverts?

As TEENs and as humans in general, it's a given that we will meet lots of different people of equally diverse personalities. Another given is that we won't necessarily be able to tell which of these personalities are authenti ...Read More

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Trouble in the Chronixx and Zinc Fence camp?

An Instagram post from the account generally used by founding member of recording studio Zinc Fence Records,Romaine 'Teflon' Arnett, has hinted at a rift between the production house and reggae artiste Chronixx.  The pos ...Read More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The dangerous mix of politics and education

Education Minister Ruel Reid’s warning of "drastic sanctions" for any school that does not comply with the Government’s new funding policy rang a tone which we do not imagine many principals will merrily receive. ...Read More

Monday, July 11, 2016

I-Land Chronicles: Jamaican comics

Four local artists teamed up for what we think is a valiant effort at producing a high quality Jamaican-produced comic book.  Issue 1 of I-land Chronicles contains four introductory comics: Maroon Blood, After dark, Knoc ...Read More

Monday, July 11, 2016

Euro 2016 team of the tournament  

Following the conclusion of the UEFA Euro 2016 competition, there were many players that lit up the tournament with spectacular goals, brilliant plays and unforgettable moments that will forever be etched in the competition&r ...Read More

Monday, July 11, 2016

Ronaldo led from the bench, cements his legacy

When Cristiano Ronaldo reluctantly fell to the ground in the 25th minute of the European Championship finals, many fans, including the French knew that this was perhaps one of the saddest moments in football history. Not only ...Read More

Monday, July 11, 2016

Pogba to Man U?

1. Paul Pogba to Manchester United With Real Madrid backing down from the race to sign the Frenchman. Pogba is almost certain to arrive at Old Trafford. Man Utd is willing to fork over £100m for Pogba according to repor ...Read More

Friday, July 08, 2016

5 reasons to not argue with a Jamaican

Jamaicans are known by Jamaicans to be an ignorant lot. Don't be a foreigner and call us that though! Never far from an argument and always irritated by the simplest of situations, ‘hot-headed’ decorum and ‘ ...Read More

Friday, July 08, 2016

Portugal vs France: Euro final preview

The final of the 2016 European Championships will be held this Sunday at the Stade de France in Saint Denis and will see tournament hosts France take on Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal. Portugal made it to the final after regi ...Read More