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Teen Ink Magazine, January 1996 Edition


Whether you're interested in poetry, sports, movie reviews or fiction, there's something inside for you. Find out what other teens across the country are thinking, writing and creating - then send us your work and let your voice be heard!
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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


What Do The Sats Measure, Anyway? By Abby S., Bedford, NH
I Gasped! By Ashley D., Stamford, CT
Syncopation By Shelby F., Warwick, RI
The Horseradish Tradition By Shana O., Melrose, MA
Varsity Swimiming By Kate R., Burnt Hills, NY
Binghamton University By Michael K., New City, NY
Suny Cortland By Lisa B., Scotia, NY

Fiction


Dreams By Lourinda S., Mineville, NY
Enter The Cure By Jack W., Southold, NY
Going And Coming By Cybil D., Amsterdam, NY
Hitchhiker By Randolph P., Lexington, MA
How You Play The Game By Emilie K., Pepperell, MA
Sarah's Story By Sierra F., Newburyport, MA
Stuck By Amy F., Danvers, MA
The Date By Sierra B., Newburyport, MA
The Minds Of The Mixed-Up By Kyesha B., Poughkeepsie, NY
The Pole By Jessyka S., Bristol, CT
True Confessions By Eric E., Seekonk, MA
Tuesday By Emilie H., Wellsville, NY

Hot Topics


Blood Drive By Sandra B., Loudon, NH
Coast Sweep By Lea P., Hull, MA
S.T.E.E.D. By Megan C., Stony Point, NY
The Real Meaning Of Thanksgiving By Jackie F., Williamsville, NY
Zoo Fever By Robin C., East Amherst, NY

Nonfiction


A Lesson I Learned About Aids On General Hospital By Tovah R., New City, NY
Birds, Bees, And Ddts By Scott K., Getzville, NY
Freedom Of Expression By Mary S., Buffalo, NY
My Friend The Volkswagen By Lydia K., Clarence Center, NY
My Unknown Mother By Julie C., Cohasset, MA
Ooma By Rachel B., Somerville, MA
Remembering By Karena C., Surry, NH
Remembering Tristan By Jennee V., Gilford, NH
The No-Slip Winter Shoe By Jamie T., Flushing, NY
The Old Puzzle By Emily N., Canterbury, NH
Winter Weather Advisory By Joy Z., Congers, NY
Working at the Pharmacy By Christopher T., Yonkers, NY
Writer's Block By Jennifer R., Weare, NH
Zion's Hill Road By Megan S., Salem, NH
Clutch Time By Jessica B., Canton, MA
Curtis Martin By Mike M., Braintree, MA
The Agony Of Defeat By Nancy R., Weymouth, MA
The Pride Of The Yankees? By John T., Auburn, NY
Travis Roy By Michael O., Dorchester, MA

Opinion


Deception By Jill S., Williamsville, NY
Politician By Avi S., New York, NY
President Dole? By Jessica M., Windham, NH
Should Teens Be Tried As Adults By Jeffrey H., Brookline, MA
Solutions: Child Abuse By LaToya T., Brooklyn, NY
Solutions: Violence By Amanda M., Oxford, MA
What's Happening To Everyone? By Cristen D., Westford, MA

Reviews


Angus By Review by Andrew P., Shrewsbury, MA
Goldeneye By Review by Bryan M., Framingham, MA
Strange Brew By Review by Nick C., Williamsville, NY
Alice In Chains By Review by Chris L., Holbrook, MA
Candlebox By Review by Tiffany B., Hudson, NH
Phish By Review by Jason G., Providence, RI
Waiting To Exhale Soundtrack By Review by Ira W., New City, NY
Melrose Place By Hawa A., Stony Brook, NY

Summer Guide


Bennington July Program By Corinna M., Thorndike, ME
Olympic Development Program By Julia F., Hollis, NH

Poetry


"I" By Jarrod N., Wethersfield, CT
A Suicide Of Sorts By Anonymous
At The Ocean's Shore By Andrea C., New Milford, CT
Closet Land By Kavita R., Smithtown, NY
Individual Coupons Only By Kristen W., Ballston Lake, NY
No Regrets By Crystal H., Orange, MA
Ode To Anna By Tina G., New City, NY
Power Trips By Jessika G., East Machias, ME
Snowman By Matt K., Georgetown, MA
The Devil's Dance By Michael D., Brookline, MA
The English Queen (Or An English Subject's Lyrical Protest) By Linda L., Yorktown Heights, NY
The Sky Is On Our Side By Anonymous
Thoughts By Julie R., Cambridge, MA
Untitled By S. A., Cushing, ME
Untitled By Rosalynn D., New City, NY
What's in a Name? By Carrie M., Simi Valley, CA
Why Is It So Unfair? By Janine C., Congers, NY
Winter By Craig G., New City, NY

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