Medical studies have shown that teenagers need at least as much or more sleep as younger children. As children become teenagers, they go to bed later and wake up later for physiologic reasons. Adolescents can't fall asleep earlier simply by going to bed earlier.
Who says that a princess needs to fall in love with a prince and live happily ever after? This statement is exactly why #GiveElsaAGirlfriend started. On May 1, Alexis Isabel Moncada started this hashtag in hopes of getting Disney to give the "Frozen" Disney princess Elsa a girlfriend.
I would like to respond to the April 7 letter by Tom Courtney ("Honor birth mothers, too"): Every year, on the Friday prior to Mother's Day, there is a special recognition of birth mothers planned by Catholic Charities in Spokane. It is a warm and safe place for birth moms to gather and share their stories. A delicious, free salad lunch is provided, and there is a speaker and time for questions.
A great philosopher once wrote, "When the reasons for which man gives his promise no longer exists, man needs not keep that promise." With that said, I would advise every African-American, Latino and other applicable white Washington State University football players to boycott Mike Leach's football program for his support of Donald Trump's P.W. Botha-like views.
Regarding Hannah Pelkie's letter ("Sick students stressed out," May 4): School is a difficult world to navigate. Teachers and parents are preparing you for real life, and teaching independence. I agree, you can't study constantly. You must have breaks. However, you have to make study time count. Believe it or not, you are in one of the easiest times of your life. Know that life will only get wonderfully more complicated, stressful and beautiful from here.
Recently I have been noticing advertisements for a Dump Trump rally. I was somewhat amused by these signs until I noticed the Socialist Alternative stamp below it, indicating the rally would be held by Bernie Sanders. Seeing this actually made me a little angry.
Washington state is now so chock-full of candidates for statewide office that you may not be able to avoid stumbling over one the next time you venture into a gathering ...
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were at least a couple things that happened Friday that had to put a smile on your face. Read on.
You'll have to contend with Iron-type people, if you go downtown this weekend. They'll be practicing and strutting their muscular bodies on Saturday. And performing on Sunday. I'm curious what ...
Eric O'Grey, the Spokane Valley man whose story about losing more than 100 pounds with the help of a shelter dog went viral earlier this year, has a book deal. ...
sponsored Jargon is confusing, by definition. And the financial world has its own set of cryptic words.