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Teen Ink Magazine, September 1997 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


Inside A College Admissions Office By Matthew S., Mansfield, MA
A Strange Role Model By Nickay P., Brooklyn, NY
An Extraordinary Lady By Arabela A., Penfield, NY
The Fragrance Of Jasmine By Bingzhen Z., Cambridge, MA
Unsung Hero By Vanessa K., Oneonta, NY
Colby-Sawyer By Tara C., Athol, MA
Lyndon State By Michael T., Milford, CT
Northwestern By Timothy R., Westford, MA
Villanova By Courtney C., Weymouth, MA
Wells By Elizabeth M., Bangor, ME

Fiction


Divulgence Of Murder By Tim B., Bellows Falls, VT
Julie And Me By Sarah R., Short Hills, NJ
Morning By Kimberly C., Cumberland, RI
Rojo Diablo By Sarah S., Dublin, NH
Summer On Mystic Lake By Sarah W., Friendship, ME
The Gate By Melanie S., Arlington, MA
The Hunt For The Real By S. S., Manchester, NH
Tips On Monster Removal By Kirsten C., Round Lake, NY
To Build A Sand Castle By Noah R., Framingham, MA
Validity By Rebecca S., New York, NY

Hot Topics


A Friendship Forever Cherished By Jennifer H., Old Orchard Beach, ME
Community Service By Shannon D., Pembroke, MA
Help Us Help By Winston V., Altadene, CA
Muscular Dystrophy Camp By Aryn O., Canton, MA
The Kobe Earthquake By Miya T., Purchase, NY
Volunteering By Amy C., Houston, TX
Anorexia By Sara L., Canton, CT
Don't Smoke, Please By Erin T., Ashland, MA
Learning To Help By Elizabeth R., Framingham, MA
My First Cigarette By Anonymous
Scoliosis By Dyanna R., Brunswick, ME
The Reject By Kelly S., North Collins, NY

Nonfiction


An Evening Of Blueberries By Caitlin C., Westford, MA
Bubbles On A Hot Summer Day By Christine L., Milton, MA
Dying For A Cure By Laura K., Clarence, NY
Florida? By Joshua M., New City, NY
Hell On Earth By Gretchen M., Nashua, NH
Homesick By Jennifer L., Cornwall, NY
I Love You By Lynda P., Canton, CT
I Love You By Lynda P., Canton, CT
Is Animal Dissection Still Necessary? By Lindsey S., Milford, CT
It's Hard Being Dead By Suzanne U., Acra, NY
Last Summer By Hannah S., Pittsford, NY
Memories Of A Heartbroken Child By Dianne S., Berwick, ME
Perfecting The Toss By Holly R., Bristol, CT
Peter Rabbit Wore Wool By Jana R., Warren, ME
Peter Rabbit Wore Wool By Jana R., Warren, ME
Saturday Trips To The Dirty Old Laundromat By Henry C., Congers, NY
Science Olympiad Nationals By Nick L., Lincoln, NE
September Bus Stop By Carolyn S., Monroe, NY
Summer Camp By Pamela B., Kenmore, NY
That One Moment By Allison R., Westford, MA
The Girl with the Red-Violet Hair By April W., Elizabethtown, NJ
The Last Night Of Summer By Benjamin K., Milton, MA
The Little Cycle By Angie D., Jefferson, ME
The Room Next Door By Kaitlin C., Westford, MA
To The Beach By Kristina W., Kenmore, NY
Treasures By Liz M., Holland Patent, NY
Uniform By Sabrina R., Congers, NY
Contact Sport? By David F., Westford, MA
Goals By Robert F., Watertown, NY
Jackie Robinson By Mike F., New City, NY
My Longest Moment By Joe C., Williamsville, NY
Pressures Of Being A Quarterback By Todd L., Nashua, NH
The Recruiting Ride By Nicholas M., Scituate, MA
The Track Meet By Melissa H., Littleton, MA

Opinion


An Incident By Bridget S., Kenmore, NY
Blank Faces By Allison B., Carmichael, CA
Continuing The Fight By Allison B., Carmichael, CA
Ebonics By Telika C., Glendale Heights, IL
Homework: A Gross Violation Of Civil Liberties By Steven R., Littleton, CO
Hunting Morality By Kenny S., Stoneham, MA
Teen Alcohol And Drug Abuse By Michael H., Dedham, MA
The Road Not Taken By Michele L., New City, NY
The Snow White Syndrome By Bree C., Hill, NH

Reviews


Kristin Lavransdatter By Review by Lisa K., Dix Hills, NY
Slaughterhouse Five By Sara O., Norwell, MA
Evita By Review by Stephanie M., Chelmsford, MA
Fargo By Review by Kristin E., Scituate, MA
Night Falls On Manhattan By Review by Mike E., Randolph, NJ
Bush By Reveiw by Andrea T., Scituate, MA
Further Festival By Briane B., Lincoln, NE
The Smashing Pumpkins By Review by Ethan M., Canajoharie, NY
Make Me Laugh By James H., Sherburne, NY

Poetry


Another Journey Past The Sun By Kenneth G., New City , NY
Between Blue And Blue By Sally L., Freedom, ME
Blue Summer By Maggie M., Brooktondale, NY
Crayon By Katie B., Silver Bay, NY
Darkening Passage By Heather B., Gilford, NH
Embrace By Leah B., Kenmore, NY
Escape By Juliet A., Buffalo, NY
Evergreen By Audrey B., Saco, ME
Fish Walking The Land By Shelley B., Chester, NH
Free By Susan B., Westford, MA
Memory Sweet By Kristina A., Everett, MA
My Bus Stop By Andy G., Orleans, MA
Nordictrack By Josh F., Shrewsbury, MA
Rushford Lake By Jillian Z., Buffalo, NY
Soul Repair By Tara M., North Haven, CT
Stray String By Jessie A., Floral Park, NY
The Cabin In The Woods By Bonnie C., Kenmore, NY
The Days By Anonymous
The Rain By Lemar H., Lynn, MA
This Is Not Your Poem By Brendan G., Palmyra, ME
Treasures By Elizabeth M., Holland Patent, NY
Untitled By Carina A., Weston, CT
Why By Linda L., Delta, PA

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