Stories by Stefan O'Kula

Monday, May 31, 2010

Anticipation builds for World Cup

The World Cup kicks off June 11, but commercials are already capitalizing on the pre-tournament hype. Here's what Teen Board Member and soccer player Stefan O'Kula thinks will happen this year.
By Stefan O'Kula

Monday, May 24, 2010

Teen Profile: Daniel Hull

A three-sport athlete, Daniel's impressive high school resume continues past the athletic arena of basketball, soccer and tennis.
By Stefan O'Kula

Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

World of Warcraft part of teen world

Mr. T's furrowed brow fills the screen as he asks "What's your game?" For more and more people, the answer is World of Warcraft.
By Stefan O'Kula

Monday, Feb. 8, 2010

Teen Profile: Tripp Calloway

Tripp is an 18-year-old senior at Augusta Preparatory Day School, where he is president of the student council.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009

The energy drink test: what study fuel makes the grade?

I admit that my exposure to energy drinks before last week was limited to passing glances at display cases in gas stations and the advertisements plastered on BMX bikers during the X-Games.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009

Some teens say atheism rational choice

Atheism as defined by the group, American Atheists, is a lack of belief in gods. Contingents of atheists have existed since the advent of religion, and continue today, even in the Bible Belt.
By Stefan O'Kula

Monday, Oct. 19, 2009

Xtreme Spotlight

The Xtreme Spotlight is on Augusta Preparatory Day School senior Morgan Kuhar.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2008

Some teens would close Facebook to adult users

Facebook is now a household name, but teens have mixed feelings about having Mom and Dad on the site.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Essentials

Want some tips on how to study for a test? Need advice on how to balance a checkbook?
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Red Cross offers chance to help

Serving the community starts at a young age for the teens on the Augusta Red Cross Youth Board. The Youth Board's purpose is "to encourage and increase meaningful youth involvement in the Red ...
By Stefan O'Kula

The spotlight

This week's spotlight is on Deema Elchoufi.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Children are fighting wars

While teens across the country eagerly await summer vacation and upcoming trips, activities and jobs (maybe not jobs), many are oblivious to a horrifying reality around the globe: child soldiers.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

March Madness rocks us

I consider myself to be a pretty knowledgeable sports fan. I follow the NFL during playoffs, watch college football and keep up with British soccer.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Children's center needs donations and volunteers

The Children's Resource Center, 6347 Columbia Road in Columbia County, was founded in 1992 to aid children in need during Christmas.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

iLove songs

A playlist isn't just a list of songs you own -- it's the start of the song library. Whether it's on your MP3 player, computer or radio, we'd like to know what songs you love.
By Sarah Day Owen and Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008

Profile: Stargazer

There's metal in the stars.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007

The spotlight: Matt Shafer

Matt loves practicing magic, which he learned mostly from books. He first learned some tricks in fifth grade and even briefly contemplated becoming a professional magician.
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007

Youths share core beliefs

With Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Mormonism coming under scrutiny and debates over public displays of religious symbols during the holidays, religious pluralism, or accepting ...
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007

Everyone will want to play 'Guitar'

Everyone knows at least one diehard gamer who would wait in a line that stretches three blocks out of the store to get their hands on a new video game. I always smirked at these people - how could ...
By Stefan O'Kula

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007

The essentials: taking the sat

Want some tips on how to study for a test? Need advice on how to balance a checkbook?
By Stefan O'Kula
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