Moira CorcoranCurrent Age: 17
Interests: My interests include photography, traveling, shopping, homework, reading, creative writing, talking, hanging out, riding bikes, listening to music, and coming to Y-Press. I also enjoy playing the trumpet, drums, piano, and singing in the Indianapolis Children's Choir.
Hobbies: Some of my hobbies include reading, collecting cards, playing music,
Favorite Color: Purple and Black
Favorite Book(s): Harry Potter Series, My Sister's Keeper, and I, Q
Favorite Movie(s): Harry Potter, The Soloist, My Sister's Keeper
Favorite Food: Calzone
Favorite YPress Story: Cheating
Stories by Moira
Empty bowls By Moira Corcoran, 13
For Anna Stone, 17, a clay bowl is a powerful symbol. It represents the volunteer work she does to spread awareness of hunger.
Roller Girls gain popularity By Quinn Andrews, 15, Moira Corcoran, 13
Although roller derby is considered an “underground” sport, it has gained quite a following in Indianapolis. When every bout started to sell out at their previous venue, the Toyota Blue Ribbon Pavilion, the Roller Girls moved to the Pepsi Coliseum. Their fans get really into the match and don’t leave early, regardless of the score.
Youth justice coalition By Moira Corcoran, 12
Maritza Galvez, 17, was introduced to the California justice system at age 12, when her mother was incarcerated. During that difficult time she found out about the Youth Justice Coalition from a friend.