Mercury

Freshman Prom Date

April 26, 2010

Dear Mercury, I am a 9th grade girl who was asked to the Prom by a senior boy.  My friend says I have to sex him that night if I say yes.  Is that true? Fearful Freshman -------------------------------------- Dear ...

No Prom Date

April 26, 2010

Dear Mercury, I am a senior girl who hoped to get a date for the prom, but that didn't happen.  I really want to go but feel others will laugh at me behind my back.  What should I do? No Prom Date -------------------...

Summer Job Help?

March 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, I'm 15 and want to get a summer job.  I've never had one before, what should I do? Never Employed Sophomore Dear Never Employed Sophomore, There are lots of cool summer jobs out there. A good one to try w...

Very Difficult College

March 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, I want to get into a college that is listed as very difficult.  What can I do to improve my chances? Worried Junior Dear Worried Junior, Your grades are the most important thing with college, but colleg...

College Fear

March 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, I've been accepted to a college in Florida, but I'm nervous to be so far away from family and friends.  What should I do? Scared Senior Dear Scared Senior, You need to do what's right for you. Your famil...

Valentine's Day Advice

February 1, 2010

Dear Mercury, I hate Valentine's Day because it reminds me that my boyfriend broke up with me.  How can I get through the day? Broken Heart Dear Broken Heart, Just spend Valentine's Day with your friends & try not to focus on why you hate this day. ...

Scared to Give Report in Front of Class

Sarinis Chu, Dottie Bradshaw, & Jazmin Garcia, Advice Columnist

January 9, 2010

Dear Mercury, I have to get up in front of my class to give my report.  I'm scared everyone is going to laugh at me.  What should I do? Scared Sophomore Dear Scared Sophomore, Before you go in front of the class,...

Should Boyfriend be Taken Back?

Titziana James, Sarinis Chu, Dottie Bradshaw, & Jazmin Garcia, Advice Columnists

January 8, 2010

Dear Mercury, My boyfriend broke up with me over Christmas vacation and went out with another girl on New Year's Eve.  Now he says he's sorry and wants me back.  What should I do? Lonely & Confused Dear Lonely...

How can I get a job to pay for a cell phone?

Titziana James, Sarinis Chu, Dottie Bradshaw, & Jazmin Garcia, Advice Columnists

January 8, 2010

Dear Mercury, I want to get a cell phone and I don't have the money for one.  How do I get a job? Poor Boy Dear Poor Boy, First of all it depends how old you are.   If you are 16 & older you can get a job almost...

Extravagant Spender

Extravagant Spender

December 10, 2009

Late Loser

Jazmin Garcia, Dottie Bradshaw, Peace & Titziana James, Advice Columnists

December 9, 2009

Dear Jazzy - My mother says I'm a loser because I'm late for school a lot.   But I'm too tired in the morning and can't get up when the alarm rings.  What should I do? Late Loser Dear Late Loser, YOU'RE NOT A LOSER!...

Peace & Chaos to Woeful Sophomore

Peace & Chaos

December 9, 2009

Hello! This is Peace! And this is Chaos! And we are here to be advice columnists. Chaos is a guy and Peace is a girl. We don’t care what you ask as long as it can be put in the paper. Write anonymously (to [email protected])...

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