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Teen Ink Magazine, September 2007 Edition


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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


Silent City By Claire N., Statesboro, GA
What Do You Want to Do? By James G., Culver, IN
Words By Rachel G., Irvine, CA
Cornell University By Lauren S., Cohasset, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology By Nathan D., Monticello, IL
Pomona College By Miriam B., Oak Park, IL
Southern Illinois University By Amelia A., Monticello, IL
Vanderbilt University By Danny S., Phoenix, AZ

Fiction


First Things First By Robin Y., Greenville, NC
Future Vend By Sara S., Brainerd, MN
Map of the World By Amanda E., Cardo, PA
Requirements for Life By Camilla N., Washington, DC

Hot Topics


A Whole New Aura By Sabrina D., Montevideo, Uruguay
Beneath the Grime By Brian B., Littleton, CO
Katrina’s Lesson By Brooke D., Louisville, KY
Climate Change and SUVs By Yiren L., Rohnert Park, CA
The World As We Will Know It By Samantha F., Middleburgh, NY
Vegetarianism By Madeline C., Appleton, WI
Control? By Anonymous
Like a Cigarette? By Grant K., Auburn, NY
Taste the Rainbow By Jill G., Franklin, MA
The Unknown Addiction By Anonymous
15 Columbine Flowers By Denise G., Boise, ID
Being Published By Marissa L., Boise, ID
Immigration By Nestor F., Phoenix, AZ
Paleness Packs a Punch By Jessica H., Glendale, AZ
Sunfire By Thor P., Camp Douglas, WI
TeenInk.com By Chris F., Central Square, NY
Thank You By Kaylie C., Lehi, UT
Black Sheep By Heather B., Oswego, IL
Distant Photograph By Juliana P., Scarborough, ME
High School By Laura D., Etters, PA
White Out By Jennifer S., Cincinnati, OH

Nonfiction


I Act With Delight By Bridget O., Jim Thorpe, PA
In the Presence of Their Absence By Mary F., McDonough, GA
Lies My Parents Told Me By Sloan T., Franklin, TN
Musical Dreams By Teresa Y., Brooklyn, NY
Mustang Dreams By Sondra D., Defiance, OH
My Golden Ticket By Tiffany S., So. Plainfield, NJ
Perfect Harmony By Alissa T., Winter Park, FL
Piano Man By Danny S., Pheonix, AZ
Silverado By Martha P., Haysi, VA
The Last Fight for Innocence By Bianca D., Barrington Hills, IL
The Picture By Sarah W., Newton, MA
The Pits By Jeffrey L., Harvard, MA
The Test By Grant K., Auburn, NY
Weep By Sierra G., New Ringgold, PA
You Are What You Eat By Jordan F., Roanoke, VA
Caroline Kennedy By Dorry S., Natick, MA and Bridget M., Sherborn, MA
Aung San Suu Kyi By Shaina W., Princeton Junction, NJ
Dixie By Bryony C., Hemet, CA
Meg Merzilus By Katia M., Glenmoore, PA
Thomas Edison By Kyle D., Scotch Plains, NJ
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My Day with Caroline Kennedy Custom User Avatar
A Winning Moment By Connor R., Shorewood, IL
Bittersweet By Brittany H., Madison Heights, VA
Change Is a Good Thing By Kaitlyn M., Park Ridge, IL
Dance Jitters By Tina B., So. Plainfield, NJ
Gone By Caitlin B., Berlin, MD
Hello! I Love You! By Lauren E., Springfield, MO
Improvisation By Becca P., New City, NY
Ivory Keys By Marissa C., Franklin Lakes, NJ
Opening Night By Danielle H., McDonough, GA
The Forgotten Storm By Megan G., Messena, NY
The Wholehearted Dancer By Lauren C., Hopkinton, MA
Well ... By Lori N., New City, NY
Friday Nights By Joey K., Defiance, OH
My Friend and I By Eric H., Wyckoff, NJ
Rodeo By Eileen C., Bolingbrook, IL
Bust of a City By Meg B., New York, NY
Chickens By Nyla S., Portland, ME
Duality By Lauren R., West Chester, PA
Forgotten Africa By Caitlyn C., Leesburg, VA
Italian By Brittany C., Springbrook Township, PA
Language Lessons By Jessi P., Jacksonville, FL
Nose Ring By Suravi T., Hoffman Estates, IL

Opinion


Are We Desensitized? By Nastacia G., Everson, WA
Depressing Advocacy By Sawyer D., Grapevine, TX
Freedom of Speech By Emma K., Seattle, WA
Stewart ‘08 By Frannie U., Walnut Creek, CA
The Education System By Taylor P., Milton, NH
Time and Life By Eddy T., Los Angeles, CA

Reviews


Dispatches From the Edge By Kimbery R., Peoria, AZ
Mental Floss By Katie B., Helena, AL
Murder on the Orient Express By Justin L., San Francisco, CA
On the Road By Abbie D., New City, NY
The World Is Flat By Cristina C., Greenwich, CT
An Inconvenient Truth By Andrea K., Newark, DE
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind By Morgan R., Oakland, CA
Ice Age: The Meltdown By Lisa K., Elkton, SD
Man of the Year By Pedro F., Coral Springs, FL
“Alpha” By Jeremiah G., Phoenix, AZ
“Lessons” By Paul C., Monaca, PA
“Shock Value” By Samuel K., New City, NY
“We Were Dead Before the Ship Sank” By Caroline G., Westport, CT
John Mayer By Sara B., Wyckoff, NJ
Veronica Mars By Kaitlyn G., Ridgefield, CT

Poetry


The Ink Within By Katie H., Lexington, KY
Autumn By Melissa D., Thornwood, NY
Don’t Kid Yourself By Rachel G., Irvine, CA
Duality By Nadia T., Palm Bay, FL
Grandpa By Merit O., Pittsburgh, PA
Leaving New York at Dusk By James H., No. Haven, CT
May You By Elise H., Lake Charles, LA
One Thousand Stars By Eleanor E., Salem, OR
Papaya Warmth By Jaden G., Shawnee, KS
Predisposition By Tamara S., Rancho, CA
Rainy Days By Willow A., Grass Lake, MI
Sanctuary By Emma R., Naperville, IL
saturday morning By Ellen W., Mt. Prospect, IL
Wax Poetic By Noelle B., Tenafly, NJ
When We Get Older By Amanda J., Clarkston, MI
The Edge-Walkers By Jourdan U., Roslyn Heights, NY

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