teens

The Legal Loopholes That Get Guns Into Students’ Hands

How do schoolkids get access to deadly weaponry in the first place — and what can be done? Universal background checks only go so far

What Kids Did All Day in the Year 2000

The youth of today want to know how we passed the time before smartphones

‘Breeder’ Jokes Are Taking Over TikTok, and I Want My Queer Slang Back

The term ‘breeder’ existed long before Zoomers on TikTok discovered it

‘We Are Who We Are’ Turns Teendom Into a Fleeting Paradise

Luca Guadagnino’s HBO series focuses on some high schoolers left to their own devices on an army base. It’s a beautifully meandering show — and a reminder that one of the best/worst things about being a teenager is that it can’t last