"Life is a series of disastrous moments. In between those moments, that's when you savor, savor, savor."
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Susan Bitar and her 17-year-old daughter, Sophia Davis, a senior at Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento, Calif., were talking about the ins and outs of etiquette one day when they came to the conclusion that not everybody knows this stuff.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. _ Life is a little easier for University of California-Santa Cruz junior Mireya Mateo, thanks to UCSC Dreamweavers, a volunteer program supporting undocumented students.
The story behind EA Sports' "NBA Live" series is an interesting one, not because of the games themselves but the events surrounding them. Due for a comeback in 2010, "NBA Elite 11" _ the new name for the franchise that didn't stick _ was cancelled a week before its release. EA Sports then vowed a comeback with ""NBA Live" 13", only to can it months before its arrival, insisting it needed technical tweaking.
The night before her interview with a Rider University admissions counselor, Katelyn Zemlak, a senior at New Jersey's Washington Township High School, cheerleader captain, and aspiring teacher, was so nervous that she almost forgot she didn't have an outfit to wear.
"William hates it when I say this, but he really is a very nice guy, and when you meet a nice guy who also manages to keep your interest, that is the dream."
With "Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero" now dwindled away to distant memory, some new competitors have stepped up in the music/rhythm genre, providing a more realistic approach to rocking out, instead of using a plastic instrument. Last month, Ubisoft easily grabbed the helm with "Rocksmith 2014," a much-improved model of its previous release, with a variety of excellent mini-games and quality performance overall. Not to be outdone, Mastiff has decided to give the genre a go with "Bandfuse: Rock Legends."
Starting this school year, the graduating seniors at Seattle's Rainier Beach High School have every reason to plan to attend community college, regardless of their family's finances - it will be free for a year.
A book has changed the course of two South Mecklenburg High sophomores' lives, and they've formed a group called RISE to impact others just like them.