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Teen Ink Magazine, November 2010 Edition

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Articles from this Issue

College Guide

College ArticlesJunior Year
College ArticlesLament of a New College Student By Anonymous, Austin, TX
College ArticlesLost in Translation
College ArticlesWhose expectations?
College EssaysEmbracing the Brace
College EssaysFinding Maria By Jonathon G., Peabody, MA
College EssaysMusic and Colors
College EssaysMy Shoulders Are Heavy By Jorge E., Aventura, FL
College EssaysSet Apart By Devan S., Wyckoff, NJ
College EssaysSummary < Experience
College EssaysWhisper By Anonymous, Birmingham, AL
College EssaysWord by Word


Maya’s Sunglasses By Stephanie B., W. Hollywood, CA
The Berliners By Jennifer L., Holton, MI
Author Catherine Ryan Hyde By Julia F., Northampton, MA
Making the River
Finding Barcelona
The Know-It-All By Kayla H., Mars, PA
Flirting With Fractions
Grave Digger

Hot Topics

BullyingSeeing Clearly
HealthOde to Spacers By Austin K., Lake Zurich, IL
HealthThe Argument for Organic By Sydney M., Wexford, PA
HealthUnder Pressure By Anonymous, Flushing, NY
Letters to the EditorBlackened Waters By Bailey M., Oak Bluffs, MA
Letters to the EditorCancer Never Had Me
Letters to the EditorDitch That Black-and-White TV
Letters to the EditorGeneration Definers
Letters to the EditorMusic Education in Schools By Olivia L., Monticello, IL
Letters to the EditorNothing By Ellie R., oak bluffs, MA
Letters to the EditorTo Be Like Katie By Hannah M., Denver, CO
Letters to the EditorVarsity Versus Gym Class By Sarah M., Thornton, CO
Pride & PrejudicePow-Wow Braids
Pride & PrejudiceThe Secrets of 007 By Anonymous, San Diego, CA


Arlington National Cemetery By Matthew P., Bellingham, MA
On A Fallen Soldier By Ella A., Bethesda, MD
HeroesJohn Milton Roebuck
HeroesTaylor Brooks
MemoirA Haircut
MemoirDeath Is Black By Robert P., Idylwild, CA
9/11 Flag
Personal ExperienceA Military Burial By Anonymous, Clarkston, MI
Personal ExperienceGrasshoppers
Travel & CultureBound for Shenzhen
Travel & CultureLost Luggage in India By Anonymous, Des Moines, IA


Cute & Cuddly Versus Creepy Crawly
Superstore Expansion?
Sexism in Fantasyland
Are Fine Arts Doomed?


Book ReviewsAnd Another Thing by Eoin Colfer
Book ReviewsAtonement by Ian McEwan By Janelle C., Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Book ReviewsMust Love Dogs by Claire Cook
Book ReviewsThe Hours by Michael Cunningham By Liz N., Homer, AK
Book ReviewsVanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult By Anonymous, Montcliar, NJ
Movie ReviewsEat Pray Love
Movie ReviewsJarhead By Nick C., Wyckoff, NJ
Movie ReviewsThe Shining
Music ReviewsBegin to Hope by Regina Spektor By Emanuella R., Brooklyn, NY
Music ReviewsEast Of The Sun, West Of The Moon by a-ha
Music ReviewsMy Zen
Music ReviewsNot Too Young by Mission Six
Music ReviewsThank Me Later by Drake
TV show reviewsScrubs By Kelly M., Wilmington, DE
Video game reviewsAssassin’s Creed II
Video game reviewsFifa Soccer 10 By Dan H., Glendale, AZ
Video game reviewsGuitar Hero 5
Video game reviewsTiger Woods PGA Tour 2010

Art / Photo

An Ominous Sight
Bench in the Fall
Caught in the Eye of a Book
Childhood By Chyi-Dean S., North Tustin, CA
fall la lalling
Give a Little Bit
Glassy Oranges
Golden Afternoon
Grasshopper By Rachel A., Proctor, WV
Money is the root of...
On the road again
On the Underside of Things
One More Step
Patriot By Ira H., Highland Park, NJ
Paul Bunion
Self Portrait
Sheep on the Mountain
Sibling Love
Spring day
starry eyed
The Ego
The Heart of Music
The Marriage of Intellect and Passion
The Princess of Finland By Sophia L., West Windsor, NJ
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
The Weathering of Words
This Cold World
Tufted Titmouse Landing
Untitled. By Kortney R., Gardendale, TX


And Coins Fell Like Rain
Colors of Life By Sarah E., san Antonio, TX
Forgotten Yesterdays
I Loved You Anyway
I Wish Sombody Told Me
My Ocean
Seven Stitches
The Cavernous Crevice
The Small Things “R”
To Write LOVE On Her Arms
When I was your age
If I Should Wake Again
Man on the City’s Sidewalks
Old Movies
A beginner’s lessons in flight
A Shadow in the Dark
A Thought Today
About a Poem
Anonymous By Alexandra B., Oak Ridge, TN
Burn Slow
Butterfly in a Storm
Credo in Laughter
Definite Composition
Del Carmen
Dietary Conditions By Alexis R., Middleburgh, NY
every day
Evidence Washed Away
Hands of a Writer
Harmony By Dinah L., Middletown, CT
Heaven in Your Eyes
Imitation By Anonymous, Johnson City, TN
Letter By Meghan E., Oshkosh, WI
Moon Light
Never I
Persephone: the Ethereal Virgin
Poetry is By Ameerah A., Rose-Hill, Mauritius
Poison Kisses
Rough Hands Sow Seeds
She Dares Herself to Move
Shock By Julia P., San Antonio, TX
Single Wing's Desire
sitting on air
Speak to Me
Stephanie Marie
The Closet By Lydia S., Pismo Beach, CA
The Common Source
The Ocean of Life
The Rain Garden By Rebecca H., New York City, NY
This Cat
Under Ground
When I Play the Piano
Youth Unabridged By Sarah B., Palatine, IL
Bagel Bliss
Sunday Best
Fairytale Wonderland
I'll Be There By Anonymous, SSI, GA
I’ll Be Okay
Shallow By Cassandra C., thousand oaks, CA
Hidden Beauty, Forever Broken

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