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Teen Ink Magazine, October 2007 Edition


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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


Life’s Measurement By Claire W., Setauket, NY
My Two Jobs By Ben O., Briarcliff Manor, NY
Angelo State University By Chelsea P., San Angelo, TX
Columbia College Chicago By Rachel H., Rockford, IL
St. Michael’s College By Jonathan H., Lowell, MA
Trinity College By Kelsey K., Reading, MA

Fiction


Barren Soil By Leah C., Lancaster, PA
Behind the Smile By Alisha C., Waverly, VA
Blah Blah Blah By Katryna S., San Pablo, CA
The Great Fire of Suburbia By Abram B., Morristown, NJ
The Walls Were Blue By Naomi H., Muncie, IN

Hot Topics


Gloria By Sydney S., Highland Park, IL
One at a Time By Duncan H., Belvedere, CA
Power of Words By Robbie K., Upland, CA
Natural Miracle By Laura M., Chappaqua, NY
Rare Meat By Alexandra V., Liberty Township, OH
The Move to Green By Rithwick V., Princeton, NJ
Balance Your Life By Erin T., Hamilton, OH
Cancer By Amelie P., Danvers, MA
Running Fast By Yousef A., Eau Claire, WI
Yoga and Me By Tyler C., Wellesley, MA
A Voice Forever By Aaron F., E. Palestine, OH
Fight the Barrier By Lauren H., Clarklake, MI
I Am Deaf and... By Tania K., Palos Park, IL
New Recruits By Kenneth R., Astoria, NY

Nonfiction


Sweet Perfection By Christina M., Glen Cove, NY
The Life of Bread By Joe M., Palmetto Bay, FL
The Pictures on the Fridge By Aileen P., Tucson, AZ
First Lady Laura Bush By Christine S., Arlington, VA and Kelly F., Stafford, VA
Firefighters By Kaitlyn S., New Castle, DE
Idris and Robina M. By Mashaal M., Rodovre, Denmark
Lauren H. By Cassie A., Shreveport, LA
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My Mistake By Anonymous
Roller Coaster Ride By Alicia I., Gaithersburg, MD
Steel Streets and Breakfast Bagels By Kevin M., West Chester, OH
“Football, Julia?” By Julia E., Roslyn, NY
Adrenaline By Mike M., Virginia Beach, VA
An Athlete’s Attack By Kainath A., Suffern, NY
Identity By Kayla S., Reno, NV
Ouch By Ben W., Chester, OH
Winning is Everything By Chris M., Rochester, NY
Without a Splash By Lauren C., Columbia, MO
16th Summer By Tiffany H., Austin, TX
A Trip to the Ocean By Meredith K., Granger, IN
Innocence, Lost and Found By Anne W., Westwood, MA
Living and Learning By Abbey F., Deming, NM
Nagasaki By Tara L., Holly Hill, FL
Sacred Meat By Susan K., New Delhi, India

Opinion


Book Banning By Laura F., Toronto, ON
Health Care For All By Chad S., Elida, OH
Political Humor: Not a Laughing Matter By Allison S., Riverdale, NY
Rebel! By Robbie Z., Upland, CA
Stop Cheating Yourself By Harold Z., West Windsor, NJ
The Revolution By Dylan G., Corvallis, OR
Disappointment By Kiersten L., Congers, NY

Reviews


Always Running By Alex S., Issaquah, WA
Audrey Hepburn’s Neck By Chelsey S., Rutledge, PA
Into Thin Air By Peter R., Dulles, VA
Me Talk Pretty One Day By Nicholas J., San Francisco, CA
Next By Michael S., Saddle River, NJ
Second Draft of My Life By Jim S., Owings Mills, MD
Brazil By Rebekah R., Lexington, KY
Hairspray By E.J. B., Glenside, PA
Invisible Children By Kayla H., Plainville, MA
Rush Hour 3 By Elizabeth G., Kansas City, MO
Transformers By Trey S., Avondale, AZ
All’s Well that Ends Well By Anthony B., Louisville, KY
American Doll Posse By Nidya S., Miami, FL
Drunken Lullabies By Kevin H., Newark, DE
Live Trax 7 By Mike R., Wyckoff, NJ
Shadow of the Moon By Katrina W., Cochranville, PA
The Office By Abbie D., New City, NY

Poetry


As You Exit By Caroline T., Granite, MD
Dead Photographs By Michelle L., Great Neck, NY
I Remember By Renee J., Centreville, VA
My October By Rachel F., Buffalo Grove, IL
Organization By Ailson G., Kensington, CA
Put Away That Notebook By Adam G., Chicago, IL
Rain By Susan D., Shrewsbury, MA
Remember, Brother? By Chelsea H., Bend, OR
Rush By Sadie W., Batavia, NY
Spin Cycle By Saara P., Toronto, ON
Swallowed by Suburbia By Katie P., Mason, OH
That Old Rockin’ Chair By Olivia T., Clarkston, MI
The Dot, The Dentist Chair, and My Lord and Savior By Dylan J., Montgomery, AL
Tuesdays By Kaitlin N., New City, NY
Volvo to Delridge By Gabrielle G., Edmonds, WA
You Sleep Walk Into the Room By Samantha M., Trailside, CT

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