Month: August 2007

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A History of Straight edge

I want to witness a musical revolution. I want to be interviewed in 30 years and tell the stories about what it was like to be there for the rise and fall of the attempts made by our youth to change t...

The 10 Commandments of Shows: Guidelines for Maintaining Self-Respect, Keeping Safe

Originally Published: Tuesday August 21, 2007Written by: Laura Conrad I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m a total music nerd. One of my greatest pleasures in life is going to shows. My m...

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Can Teens Be Straight Edge?

When I tell people that I’m straight edge, I get some predictable reactions: the few people who’ve heard about straight edge movement will look at me warily. After we chat a little, I’ll find out that...