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Teen Ink Magazine, February 2005 Edition


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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


Looking in the Mirror By Emilia C., Chicago, IL
My Future in Law By Cheryl S., New City, NY
Saturday Nights By Anonymous, Hull, MA
Weightlessness By Chip B., Dallas, TX

Fiction


Ice Queen By David B., Portland, ME
Kill Me Slowly By Claire W., Newark, DE
Nothing Ever Changes By Leslie S., Scituate, MA
Some Kind of Closure By Alex L., Wayland, MA

Hot Topics


Hemingway House By Emilia C., Chicago, IL
His Laugh By Anonymous, Auburn, NY
Hunger - A Harsh Reality By Sandra F., Waukesha, WI
Operation Noah By Dennis F., Chandler, AZ
Autumn Wizard By Anna W., Athens, PA
Backward Revolutions By Cordelia E., Perkasie, PA
The Final Frontier By Alicia B., Bellingham, MA
Why Don’t We Care? By Sarah R., Moody, TX
“Eye” Have a Horror Story By Steve D., Wilmington, DE
What’s Wrong By Anonymous, Auburn, NY
A Cry for Help By Tasha M., Murray, UT
A Wall as a Weapon By Benjamin B., San Antonio, TX
Art Gallery By Jennifer K., Willits, CA
Benefits of the Arts By Sanae M., Murray, UT
Chat Room Dangers By Alexandra S., Valhalla, NY
College Information By Melissa G., Cincinnati, OH
Dogs & Boyfriends By Amanda C., Wilmington, DE
I Closed My Eyes By Nelly C., Live Oak, CA
Interrogation By Anonymous, Phoenix, AZ
My Sandpit Home By Shawna D., Kalispell, MT
Smoker Robert By Tom, Bruce, and Kathryn A., Hawthorne, NY
Teen Ink: A Survival Guide? By Sandra R., Glendale, AZ
The Catcher in the Rye By Andrea A., Boardman, OH
Hijab By Abeer A., Middletown, CT
Mom, I’m Gay By Anonymous, Unknown, MA
No Goyim? By David S., Havertown, PA

Nonfiction


Always There By Kristi S., Cleburne, TX
Bleeding Hearts By Dandelion D., New York, NY
Boys & Goldfish By Mary Lauran H., Newton, MA
Chance of a Lifetime By Michael F., Phoenix, AZ
Conquering the Course By Chris M., So. Plainfield, NJ
Cracking the Curse By Liz L., Cape Girardeau, MO
Crushed By Samantha O., Iola, WI
Dysfunctional Family By Katy C., Stafford, VA
Goodnight By Cameron B., Mason, OH
I Always Pay Attention in School By Adam S., Montz, LA
I Am My Own Worst Enemy By Brad I., Waukesha, WI
Just What is Fast & Furious By Paul J., Mt. Prospect, IL
Long Division By Christine D., Auburn, NY
Love? By Dominique A., Cohasset, MA
No Pressure By Eric K., No. Wales, PA
Reversed Roles By Josh M., Lexington, KY
Starting My Car in Winter By Matt P., Arlington Heights, IL
Swing By Julie F., Portland, CT
The Best Policy By Kristin N., Oswego, IL
The End By Michelle M., Patten, ME
Wild Release By Heather A., Roscoe, MN
You Don’t Know By Craig L., Clarence Center, NY
Musician Benny Mardones By Anthony C., Boardman, OH
Firefighter Renee Butts By Stephanie H., Carmel, IN
Grandfather John Knox Beardsley By Patrick M., Dallas, TX
Neighbor Patty Riffle By Stephanie H., Bellingham, MA
Aiming for “Par-fection” By Elizabeth G., Dallas, TX
Lockout By Brian A., Auburn, NY
NBA - The Fight By Andy G., Phoenix, AZ
A Little Closer to Home By Brittany M., New Braunfels, TX
Craziness in the Capitol By Mark S., Nacogdoches, TX
My Trip Across the Country By Kyla G., Eugene, OR
New Zealand Life By Mary Rebecca W., Dallas, TX
Survivor By Agatha K., Urbana, IL
We’ll Be Coming ’Round the Mountain By Kelly R., Overland Park, KS

Opinion


Darfur By Virginia M., Glendale, AZ
Endangered By Joshua O., The Woodlands, TX
Give Me a Rhythmic Break! By Keri B., Schulenburg, TX
Selective Service By Sean M., Dedham, MA
Styx and Stones By Alistair G., Ringwood, NJ
Technologically Advanced By Cordelia E., Perkasie, PA
Technology By Barbara C., San Antonio, TX
The Halfway Point By Aundrea G., Stafford, VA

Reviews


And Then There Were None By Bapalapa2, Arlington, VA
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix By Kayla S., Valley,
Ice Station By Bapalapa2, Collbran, VA
Life of Pi By Bapalapa2, Los Osos, VA
The Path to the Spiders’ Nests By Paresh C., Ghaziabad, Uttar, India
The Rule of Four By Bapalapa2, Bedford, VA
After the Sunset By Leslie E., Colleyville, TX
Finding Neverland By Rebecca Y., Cheektowaga, NY
Garden State By Laura Z., Washington, D.C.
I Heart Huckabees By Jimmy W., Scotch Plains, NJ
Ice Age By
National Treasure By Michael F., Grove, OK
The Incredibles By Adam S., New City, NY
A Celebration of an Ending By Tawni W., Corning, CA
Meteora By Jared S., Grove, OK
Michael Bublé By Sara G., Euless, TX
Speak By Vincent C., Wichita, KS
Suit By Julian G., Boardman, OH
You Got Served Soundtrack By Jaleesa R., New Castle, DE

Summer Guide


ITRP at Boston University By Cecelia C., Cohasset, MA
Putney School Summer Program By Laura M., Memphis, TN
The Allegheny Summer Music Festival By David H., Greenville, NC

Poetry


A Poem Not About Love By Jenna S., St. Anthony, MN
An Evening Spent Dancing By Daniel S., Lockport, IL
Anorexic Angel By Paula O., Brighton, CO
Flaming Love By Bethany G., Phoenix, AZ
Gotta Have It By Bethany P., Ridgway, PA
Hesitation By Rebecca E., Williamsburg, VA
Just You By Anna D., Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Left Real By Ivy S., Loganville, WI
Like a Man By Jessica L., Athens, WV
Please Don’t Go By Dara G., Deltaville, VA
Puddles By James S., E. Setauket, NY
Puppet Master By Darren A., Ayer, MA
Restless By Ashley C., Rock Springs, WI
Shower Epiphanies By Siyu S., Cupertino, CA
Switzerland in May By Michele H., E. Brady, PA
The love poem I can’t write By Steven S., Congers, NY
Time By Lindsay B., New City, NY
Untitled By Stephanie S., San Ramon, CA

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