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Teen for U.S. President? We Interview the High Schooler Behind the Deez Nuts Candidacy

By Janet ManleyAugust 24, 2015
To all aspiring student presidents out there, why not skip the minor leagues and run straight for national office? That's what 15-year-old... More  →
Teen for U.S. President? We Interview the High Schooler Behind the Deez Nuts Candidacy

This Post Will Make You Smart About Voting Rights

By H. Alan ScottOctober 2, 2014

Voting rights have been and always will be an important issue for Americans. It’s the very foundation of democracy, and the

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This Post Will Make You Smart About Voting Rights

The Seven People You'll Meet on Student Council

By Andrew TavinAugust 27, 2014
Running for office? You're probably already busy planning your student council campaign, but be sure to think beyond your victory to the... More  →
The Seven People You'll Meet on Student Council

The 40 Slogans That WILL Get You Elected Class President

By Andrew TavinAugust 18, 2014
If the media is already talking about the 2016 presidential election, we feel more than comfortable talking about class elections for the... More  →
The 40 Slogans That WILL Get You Elected Class President

Da Newz With H. Alan: Drones! What Are They?

By H. Alan ScottJune 24, 2014
It's @SparkNotes weekly round up of all the news you need to know for the week! Think of me as a young... More  →
Da Newz With H. Alan: Drones! What Are They?

What Do Toilets Have to Do With Rape in India?

By H. Alan ScottJune 10, 2014
Remember in To Kill a Mockingbird when Scout couldn’t understand why Tom Robinson had been accused of rape if he was innocent? She was... More  →
What Do Toilets Have to Do With Rape in India?

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Or $10.10 in Minimum Wage?

By H. Alan ScottMay 19, 2014

If you’ve ever worked, like ever, you’ve probably complained about how much you got paid. Most likely it was a job

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Or $10.10 in Minimum Wage?

Climate Change: Not a Myth

By H. Alan ScottMay 14, 2014

I’m writing this in an air-conditioned coffee shop because it’s unseasonably hot in Los Angeles and I don’t have air conditioning

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Climate Change: Not a Myth