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Teen Ink Magazine, December 2005 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


A Man of Two Worlds By Nicholas B., Wethersfield, CT
Therapeutic Addiction By Abigail D., Palm Bay, FL
Transition By Jennie M., Annville, PA
Why Medicine? By Nicole N., Arlington Heights, IL
Bucknell University By Steve D., Wilmington, DE
Kenyon College By Shawn G., Gambier, OH
St. John’s University By Josue D., NY
University of North Carolina By Beth K., Dedham, MA
Vassar College By Lauren S., W. Hempstead, NY

Fiction


Her Flowers By Ramona D., Nyack, NY
It’s On Me By Kelly W., Burien, WA
The Helper By Peter H., Trumbull, CT
You Save What You Can By Meryl T., Deal, Kent, England

Hot Topics


Age Spectrum By Daniel W., Harrisville, RI
Handprint By Jim D., Cohasset, MA
Mother Nature By Rachelle M., Glendale, CA
Outpatient Escort By Anna L., Eugene, OR
You Can Do Something, Too By Lisa S., San Antonio, TX
Alaskan Refuge By Danielle H., Cohasset, MA
Locally Grown By Emma C., Sonoma, CA
Slash-and-Burn Farming By Christine S., Arlington, VA
The Old Colors By Robert S., Herndon, VA
Healthy Eating By Arielle C., Boca Raton, FL
Love Your Liver By Travis S., Carrollton, TX
Bubbles By Jaclyn S., Congers, NY
Gender Inequality in the Western World By Keith D., Garrettsville, OH
Honor Them Unknown
It’s For Everyone By Chris P., Kasson, MN
Just Listen By Kristine R., Phoenix, AZ
Not so Cheesy By Jacob G., Wilmington, DE
Wal-Mart By Jocie K., Phoenix, AZ
Wal-Mart By Brian H., Kalispell, MT
You’re Beautiful By Stefanie M., Kalispell, MT
Your Funeral By Laurie R., Phoenix, AZ
Blacks Are Racist, Too By Angelica E., Pearland, TX
I Am More By M. J. B., Poplar Bluff, MO
Is It Oppression? By Ibreez A., League City, TX
Women By Nidhi C., Kottayam, Kerala, India
Friendship By Ann V., Overland Park, KS
The River Flows By Anthony H., St. Paul , MN
To Everyone By Stephanie D., Plymouth, MA

Nonfiction


A Beard By Steven J., Highland Village, TX
A Christmas Stranger By Annmarie B., Ridgway, PA
A Girl Walked Alone By Lia, Saddle Brook, NJ
Cash By Johnny K., Mooringsport, LA
Cell Phones By Amy W., Pittsburgh, PA
Gofer This & That By Cole M., Racine, WI
He Listened By Tianah M., Lakeside, MT
I Love Waitressing By Samantha O., Iola, WI
My Dream By Kaitlyn P., Xenia, OH
My Summer Job By Laurel P., Pleasant Hill, CA
Supra By Steven L., Centerville, OH
The Answers By William W., Springfield, MA
The Dreamers By Martina A., CA
The Motorcycle Incident By Esther N., Waynesboro, PA
Typical Wind Rita By Marisol C., Houston, TX
When I was little ... By Maisy H., New York, NY
Vanity Fair Editor Jane Sarkin By Darina S., Warren, NJ
Aunt Jeal E. By Alyshia B., Shreveport, LA
Brother Michael W. By Charvel G., Tucson, AZ
Father Jim K. By Jimmy K., Crystal Lake, IL
Father Steve P. By Chelsey P., Gibsonia, PA
Undercover Agent Nick By Amy, OH
Less Than 20 Seconds By Laura E., Phoenix, AZ
Play Hard, Have Fun By Kali S., Cannon Falls, MN
Snow Boarding By Colby W., Pittsford, VT
The Race By Nicole B., Plymouth, MA, MA
10 Cents for Enlightenment By Lauren H., Reston, VA
Christmas By Staci M., Easton, MA
Night in the Big Apple By Jennifer K., Springfield, MO
Our Struggle Through War By Sanela R., Tucson, AZ
The Ranch By Evan G., San Antonio, TX
The Trip of My Life By Gabriela S., Smithtown, NY

Opinion


A Corrupt Holiday? By Matthew P., Pawtucket, RI
After-School Jobs By Emily G., Imperial, NE
Cheating in Schools By Katie, TX
Fighting Tyranny: A Modest Proposal By Bonnie K., San Antonio, TX
Lord Knows By Chris M., Alameda, CA
Material Nation By Anthony H., St. Paul, MN
Misconstrued Power By John T., No. Platte, NE

Reviews


Across the Nightingale Floor
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Black and Blue
Pride and Prejudice
State of Fear
The Things They Carried
Corpse Bride By Hannah H., Williamsville, NY
Howl’s Moving Castle By Brianna F., Ashland, OR
In Good Company By Jesika B., Canfield, OH
Meet The Fockers Unknown
Roger Dodger By Matt B., Haddonfield, NJ
The Chorus By Jesse H., Wilmington, DE
Blink 182 - The Mark Tom and Travis Show
Coldplay - X&Y
Death Cab for Cutie - Plans
Mae - The Everglow
Mike Jones - Who Is Mike Jones?
Sarah McLachlan - Afterglow
The Clash - Clash on Broadway

Poetry


Chasing Chickens By Katherine M., Lunenburg, MA
Clocks By Kristen B., Hopkinton, MA
Everything By Jennifer L., Carol Stream, IL
Heart By Eliana A., Lorain, OH
Hospital By Samantha H., New City, NY
I Am By Katey W., San Diego, CA
Inferno By Brandon W., New Hyde Park, NY
Reflections on Rumi By Justin S., Newton, NJ
Rhymes By Rachel B., Rocky Hill, NJ
Scritch-Scratch. Scribble. Erase. (The Poem) By Kate W., Charlottesville, VA
Static Cling By Jill L., Doylestown, PA
Sunday By Rebecca S., Phoenix, AZ
The Diary of a Taxi Driver By P.J. R., Doylestown, PA
The Disappearing Remote By Brennan R., Hemet, CA
The Epitome of Your Face By Morgan S., Hockessin, DE
The Seasons By Elizabeth S., Clarkston, MI
Visiting the Grave - In memory of Gho Lacey By Katie H., San Diego, CA
Warm Snow By Mike B., Mattawan, MI

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