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Teen Ink Magazine, September 2003 Edition

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College Guide

Common Ground Over Rocky Road By Katie B., Mt. Vernon, OH
Harpers Ferry By Daniel D., Pittsburgh, PA
Johns Hopkins University By Joyce Z., W. Bloomfield, MI
July at Bennington Program By Sarah G., Brooklyn, NY
St. John's University By Stephanie N., Suffern, NY
Tulane University By Ryan B., Destrehan, LA
University of Arizona By Sean C., Gilbert, AZ
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities By Jessica W., E. Bethel, MN


I Was a Clam By Jessica C., Sherburne, NY
Making Peace With Farmersville Springs By John W., E. Amherst, NY
Summer Nights By Petra D., Hutchinson, KS
Veteran By Jessica C., Hartland, VT

Hot Topics

Angel of Mine By Sara R., Cromwell, CT
My Nonprofit: Erin's Helping Hands By Erin R., Natick, MA
The Power of Music By Bridget M., Overland Park, KS
Coyote Snaring By Robin C., Dresden, ME
Green Corp By Sherry L., Chicago, IL
Punta Mona By Julie S., Cohasset, MA
Untitled By Erin E., Columbia, MD
Piercing Pointers By Kim I., Willow Park, TX
The Worst Birthday By Shannon B., Rochester, MN
A Political Critique By Timothy C., Ravenna, OH
A Word's Place in the World By Tiffany P., Valle Vista, CA
Are Your Civil Liberties at Risk? By Drew W., Phoenix, AZ
Choices By Jamie T., Hamden, CT
Discrimination By Robert F., Hemet, CA
Empty By Molly M., San Antonio, TX
Fitting Thin By Bonnie D., Phoenix, AZ
Scholarships? By Lisa D., Florence, OR
The Right For the Extreme By Zoe G., Wolftown, VA
The Right For the Extreme By Lauren M., Wethersfield, CT
What The Flag Stands For By Shawn W., Freedom, OH
What The Flag Stands For By Alex S., Ravenna, OH
At the Airport By Marvi A., Middletown, CT
Innocent By Michelle W., Wyoming, MI
Intolerance: 101 By Shawn G., New City, NY
Why Me? By Anonymous
A Job Well Done By Michelle M., Hull, MA
Carrying the Big Load By Jennifer N., Castle Rock, CO
Unspoken Appreciation By Brandon H., Oneonta, AL


9/11 By Jeremy S., Grand Junction, CO
A Stranger's Grasp By Anne C., Northport, NY
America Grieves By Meghan O., E. Northport, NY
Christmas in September By Victoria L., Fruita, CO
Later By Chelsea S., Dartmouth, MA
So This Was Real By Brendan C., Congers, NY
Starving Words By Sabina H., Williamsville, NY
Stupid Dog By John O., Cohasset, MA
Tag Sale Madness By Carolyn P., Middletown, CT
The Hit List By Anonymous
The Red Car By Cecilia C., Antioch, CA
NPR Radio Host Ira Glass By Rosemary H., Scituate, MA and Blair H., W. Newton, MA
Activist/Feminist/Publisher Gloria Steinem By Gracie R., Seattle, WA
Astronauts - The Crew of Columbia By Vince F., Wilmington, DE
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Beyond Football By Matt A., Augusta, KS
Horse Show Day By Cayleigh L., Flandreau, SD
Swim Practice By Olivia C., Houston, TX
Tennis By Stephanie H., Holmdel, NJ
A Monsoon Shadi By Minakshi R., Holmdel, NJ
Bagels By Yaffa L., Jerusalem, Israel
Gold Fountain Pens By Ross L., Cohasset, MA
New York City & the Towers By John T., Bluefield, VA


Modern Child Slavery in Africa By Allison J., Upland, CA
Selling America's Pastime By Paul F., Poway, CA
Standard Deviation By Brittany B., St. Cloud, FL
The Glorification of Stupidity By Jane W., Auburn, NY
We Too Will Survive By Arielle A., Englewood, NJ


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The Core By Cole C., Petoskey, MI
What a Girl Wants By Chelsea Z., Comstock Park, MI
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An Apology to My Reflection By Brittany B., Saint Cloud, FL
Dishwater Wishes By Ivy Marie S., Loganville , WI
Dreams of Summer By Francesca M., Reno, NV
Duct Tape Shoes By Mike A., San Antonio, TX
Forget Me Not By Patrick T., Stuart, IA
Girls Like Us By Amanda F., Carrollton, TX
Just Because By Marial J., Bacolod, Philippines
Loopholes By Ellis R., Great Neck, NY
Over the Earth's Next Curve By Jennifer R., Ellwood City, PA
Perfect By Amanda G., Mesquite, TX
Runaway By Joy K., Hudson, NH
September By Maggie C., Pompton Plains, NJ
The Trip By Kristi D., Iola, WI
To Write By Robyn O., Evansville, IN
Untitled By Molly W., Redwood City, CA
Untitled By Chris S., Pompton Plains, NJ
Watershed Decision By Dara P., New City, NY
Where Were You By Janson H., Cinebar, WA
Whimsical Winding By Jennifer T., Street, MD

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