Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 First Day of School http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/How-To-Not-Get-Lost Unfortunately many of us have been there: lost or experiencing some schedule mix-up. Teenage Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:42:51 GMT Being a TEEN DJ http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/being-a-teen-DJ Well Rushawn Warren (RW) did. The fifteen year old Denham Town High School student has been a DJ for some time now. He’s also a regular DJ for the Talk Up Yout' Radio Show. But before we get to our conversation with the young DJ, let’s explore some of the challenges and opportunities that come with being a teen DJ. Teenage Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:18:30 GMT European Round-up http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/euro-20150830 Manchester United lost their first game this season, going down 2-1 to bogey team Swansea City. Juan Mata hoofed Luke Shaw’s cross into goal before United conceded their first two goals of the season – from Bafe Gomis and Andre Ayew -  within six minutes of each other. Teenage Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:47:18 GMT How To... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/how-to-tie-dye Things You'll Need:  multiple packets of dye, white t-shirt(or anything else you want to dye), salt, a couple basins (be aware that plastic basins stain easily), water, tongs, plastic bags, gloves and cord/rubber bands. Teenage Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:17 GMT Helping out the #freshers http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/College-Survival-Guide School is around the corner, and for many of us, that means that the grand transition from high-school to University or College starts now. So here are 7 things to keep in mind, while you make the switch. Teenage Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:26:14 GMT First Form Survival Guide http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/First-form-survival-guide   Teenage Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:01:34 GMT Hottraxx http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Hottraxx-August-25-August-31 Salute teeNation music lovers! It’s time once again for your music updates in this week’s Hottraxx. But before we get into the meat of the matter just have to send major shout outs and respect to the King and Queen of Sprints, Usain Bolt and Shelly- Ann Frasier-Pryce for their amazing performance in Beijing, China and respect to all the athletes on the team bringing Jamaica to the world and making the small but powerful sprint nation proud.  Teenage Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:25:14 GMT Rash-on-Fashion http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Pulse-boss-Kingsley-Cooper TA: What is the Pulse group of companies?  Teenage Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:14:41 GMT Transfer Bloc http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/City-and-Chelsea-spend-big2015-08-26T13-39-07 Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado has spent just over seven months at Stamford Bridge but finds himself shipped to Juventus on loan to make way for Pedro. The man Chelsea paid 23.3 million Pounds for in January arrived in Turin to an awesome reception by Juve fans. The Champions League finalists may need the help too, after losing their first Serie A game of the season to Udinese at home. Teenage Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:08:25 GMT #GivesMeLife http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/gives-me-life11 Danielle Walcott: Jamaican people are sometimes short-sighted. They think of the ‘now’, instead of the long term. This, most times work to our detriment. Teenage Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:19:33 GMT Take Control http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-take-control-aug20 The fifth instalment in this sizzling summer series is FIFA 15: UT. Teenage Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:33:23 GMT Transfer BLOC http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-transfer-bloc-aug19 Real signs Croatian prodigy Teenage Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:31:37 GMT Hottraxx http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-hottraxx-aug18 Salute TeenAtion music fans, so it’s getting closer and closer to back to school time which means that summer is almost over (sad face), it’s been an awesome summer so far and we still have about two maybe three weeks left so be sure to make the most of it, rest up, go to the beach if you haven’t, finish those projects that you promised you would have started from June, all that good stuff. Now to the matter at hand, get ready to dust off your headphones and update your playlist because it’s time for your weekly dose of the Top 10 local and international songs in this week’s Hottraxx. Now the lists: Teenage Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:41:28 GMT Genre-less Music http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-music-no-more-genres Globalisation is the process through which worldwide integration and development is achieved. Looking around it is easy to see the effects of globalisation on cultures, architecture and language. One largely unexplored topic, however, is globalisation’s effect (of sorts) on the music world. Teenage Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:14:15 GMT teenADVICE http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-advice-end-procrastination 1 Start by making a ‘To Do List’ Teenage Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:27:24 GMT School Survival 101 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-school-advice Now let's all put it into context. If we're going to save (or at least attempt to), we're going to have to cut down on the money our parents give us, which for the most part is our lunch money.  Teenage Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:54:48 GMT teenSCOUT http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-scout-Tielemans This week, we feature the young Belgian who came to prominence after impressing for Anderlecht in a tough Champions League group with Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund and Napoli. Teenage Sun, 16 Aug 2015 14:23:32 GMT European Round Up http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-euro-aug16 Defending champions Bayern Munich got the ball rolling this season with a 5-0 win over woeful Hamburg SV on Friday. Hamburg was in with a shout at halftime being just 1-0 down after Medhi Benatia’s shoulder intervened on 27 minutes. Four goals went past Hamburg in the second half; Thomas Muller came into the fore with a double while Robert Lewandowski and Douglas Costa scored on 53 and 87 minutes. Teenage Sun, 16 Aug 2015 14:01:21 GMT Rash-On Fashion http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/rash-on-fashion-12 I know most persons have already completed their back to school shopping,  as the summer is undoubtedly waving goodbye. Teenage Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:25:04 GMT Off The Rack http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/off-the-rack-kimono  One such trend is the kimono. The kimono is sometimes referred to as a caftan and is quite fashionable at the moment. It's a look that can be transferred from one season to the next, a look that is perfect to grab Off The Rack and into your closet. Teenage Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:39:01 GMT Bayern Munich versus the chasing pack http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-bundesliga-preview-2015 In the eyes of many German football fans, the league is already decided even though it is yet to begin. Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola notably stated that his team will be judged in Europe. Even those who are willing to stand on the fence as neutrals will be wishing for a more competitive season, which is good for the fans and good for the game. Teenage Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:16:42 GMT A Winning Mentality http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-konshens-summer-treat Hundreds of children in and around the Duhaney Park and Sherlock communities have benefited from the back-to-school treat that was held at the Sherlock play ground on Sunday. It was the fourth staging of the event, and the children, with age groups ranging from tiny tots to teenagers, all came out and had a blast. Teenage Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:58:29 GMT How To... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/how-to-reuse-old-clothes Hey guys, 'How to' is back with some tips and ways of reusing your old clothes. Of course donating your clothes to a worthy cause is always a great idea, however, the rule of thumb is that if you wouldn't like to receive the piece of clothing as a gift, then don't give it. But don't worry, all your stained, torn or otherwise unsightly clothing won't be doomed to the life of old cleaning rags. Here are some things you can do: Teenage Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:13:59 GMT Enough With The Reminders! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-10-signs-for-end-of-summer So, those weeks turned into months and slowly the worst is about to happen. Here are 10 signs :( Teenage Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:10:28 GMT Transfer BLOC http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teen-transfer-bloc-aug12 Barely two months after contract negotiations had reportedly collapsed; Xherdan Shaqiri has sealed a move to the county of Staffordshire in England. The Swiss international will be playing in the stripes of Stoke City this season after he transferred from Inter Milan for 12 million pounds. Teenage Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:09:23 GMT