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Teen Ink Magazine, February 2008 Edition


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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


Flying By Alex N., Oak Park, CA
Foreign By Laura S., Brooklyn, NY
My Role By Elana B., Glen Allen, VA
Speak By Katrina A., New York, NY
Pfeiffer University By Brian H., Cohasset, MA
Rutgers University By Jeremy G., Wilmington, DE
The United States Naval Academy By David L., Phoenix, AZ
University of Delaware By Robby N., Wilmington, DE
University of Georgia By Audra F., Canfield, OH

Fiction


Evening Kingdom By Keegan C., Glendale, AZ
Running By Tatianna K., Santa Maria, CA
The Deal With Futureman By Martin B., New City, NY
Thursdays With Dr. Sykes By Heather S., Paw Paw, MI

Hot Topics


Dress Drive By Melody S., Palos Verdes, CA
Healing With Horses By Laura A., Ramona, CA
Musical Miracles By Jourdan U., Roslyn Heights, NY
Cycling By Cindy L., Oak Park, CA
Draw in the Fishing Line By Afra N., Toronto, ON, Canada
Green Living By Kristen P., Chapel Hill, NC
Awareness By Alexii L., Wilmington, NC
I Told You So By Catherine G., Mabelvale, AR
Lethal Lunch By Meredith R., Miami Shores, FL
Acts of (Selfish) Kindness By Michael D., Hawthorne, NY
Changing Leaves By Candice S., Maxwell, NE
Don’t Blame MySpace By Pamela R., Wetherfield, CT
Silent Waltz By Adam B., Streetsboro, OH
Teen Ink and TeenInk.com By Kira C., Lehi, UT
Teen Ink and TeenInk.com By Matthew K., Wilmington, DE
Teen Magazines Lack Substance By Alysha S., Dell Rapids, SD
Tested By Justin D., Wetherfield, CT
The Power to Choose By Josiah A., No. Platte, NE
Uniforms Understood By Rilla H., Oak Bluffs, MA
Violent Gaming By Justin M., Boise, ID
Winning Is Everything By Sarah H., Spring City, TN
Wish List By Dareese B., Streetsboro, OH
Just a Color By Olamide A., Duluth, GA
Tangoing with that Skeleton By Kelsey F., Grand Junction, CO
Unexpected Prejudice By Samantha S., Hemet, CA

Nonfiction


Above By Shamoyia G., Miami, FL
Different By Savannah O., Winchester, KY
Grandpa By Whitney H., No. Massapequa, NY
On My Own By Jessica G., Walnut Creek, CA
To My Lost Love By Kaylee K., Houston, TX
Woes of a High School Singleton By Caitlin L., Stafford, VA
Cancer Blogger, Miles Levin By Leah N., Phoenix, AZ
Cyclist, Lance Armstrong By Evan B., Gibsonia, PA
Doctor, Constance Barone By Gabriela L., Gibsonia, PA
My Sister, Jessica L. By Meryl L., No. Scituate, RI
A Teenage Catastrophe By Allie F., Stafford, VA
Confessions of a Stalker By "Susan", Auburn, NY
Homecoming By Christine K., Decatur, GA
Learning to Be a Lady By Matthew M., Virginia Beach, VA
My Epiphany By Eugene M., Hull, MA
Reflections By Emily R., Wilmore, KY
Secrets and Mistakes By Amy C., Watertown, IN
Silent Cry By Anonymous
Sledding the Mountain By David Y., Lancaster, WI
The Blessing and the Curse By Christina L., Stafford, VA
The Day the Rain Won By Elliott K., Springfield, MO
The Funeral By Brian D., Milford, MA
The Meeting By Kayla S., Reno, NV
Caving By Louise S., Armonk, NY
R.I.P. #21 By Paul M., Cohasset, MA
Sophomore Shot By Jordan B., Hemet, CA
Family Dynamics By Ariel G., Setauket, NY
My Mother’s Homeland By Katie B., Clinton, CT
Perspective By Diyana B., Hemet, CA
Spring Break in China By Brandon H., Culver, IN
Where I Want to Go By Meagan M., No. Smithfield, RI

Opinion


Borderline Insanity By Lance C., Auburn, NY
I Am Not a Cookie By Kristin W., Jonesboro, AR
The Silenced Sorcerer By Jared M., Clearwater, FL

Reviews


A Thousand Splendid Suns By Nick P., Wichita
Black Hawk Down By Anthony F., Phoenix
Fast Food Nation By Treat H., Waccabuc
Watchmen By Joe B., Wilmington, DE
Water for Elephants By Leslie M., Wallingford, PA
Beowulf By Drew Z., Aberdeen, SD
In the Valley of Elah By Timothy W., Haverhill, MA
Spider-Man 3 By Evan M., Prairie Village, KS
Superbad By Zack H., New City, NY
The Bourne Ultimatum By Jason C., New City, NY
The Number 23 By Tannon D., Garretson, SD
“Dignity” By Patrick M., McDonough, GA
“I’m Like a Virgin Losing a Child” By Uswa A., New City, NY
“It Won’t Be Soon Before Long” By Theresa H., Colleyville, TX
“Xenosapien” By Elliot W., St. Louis, MO
Legally Blonde The Musical By Meghan K., Wilmington, DE
Gossip Girl By Kaitlyn T., West Granby, CT

Poetry


Accordion By Kiran W., Queens Village, NY
Autumn’s Lament By Tracy A., Scarsdale, NY
Beside Communion Candles and Hotel Soaps By Alicia C., Millburn, NJ
Breath of Death By Ian G., W. Allis, WI
Condensation By Vania M., Voorhees, NJ
Girl In My Sleep By Adam G., Chicago, IL
Graffiti on the Dawn By Amalie K., Brooklyn, NY
Growing By Erin S., Birmingham, AL
Huck Finn By Sadie W., Batavia, NY
Love Poem from a Tuba Player By Colleen K., Centerville, OH
Love?! By Catherine J., Belchertown, MA
Mother and Son By Ryan M., Lansdale, PA
Nuestro Amor (Our Love) By Anonymous
Parting Kiss By Patrick B., Mount Pleasant, MI
Stir By Jessica S., Marietta, GA
Sweet Prince By Samantha M., Oroville, CA
The Other Family By Lauren D., Houston, TX
Two Acts By Rachael R., Dacula, GA
Ugliness By Elizabeth H., Cincinnati, OH
Your Eyes By Elisha L., Canton, OH

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