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The Correlation Between Sexual Orientation,...
Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24? Members of the LGBT community make up a large portion of that statistic; nearly half of young transgender people have seriously considered taking... (more »)
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Super Smash Bros. on Wii U This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
I found Jacob K's article on "Super Smash Bros" extremely insightful because he hits several key points in the game that I did not know about. The game is a major hit among Nintendo fans. Super Smash Bros. is a game that will be... (more »)
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Feedback to "Hope" This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I felt a stinging pain in my throat as I read this article. Sara Diaz' article titled "Hope," I felt the words kind of serenade me as I began to delve further into her idea of hope. In her article, she talks about how her father faced devasating... (more »)
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Mama's Pie Hands This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Maddy's poem "Mama's Pie hands" is very inspirational and an amazing story.I found her article extremely motivational. When Maddy says "Can i help you?Can I make a pie this year?/Yours are better than mine" really... (more »)
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Racial Diversity in Springfield Public Schools
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Amid racial riots in Ferguson, Springfield residents have looked to their own community to gauge the culture locally. While the community has a rich history of racial tensions, Glendale students find positive points to celebrate. Across the... (more »)
The Old Philosophy's Modern Requirement
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Ethics and morals form the basis of human civilization. An individual is defined primarily by the virtues he/she possesses. Our values segregate us from mere animals, and add an irreplaceable essence to our lives. In recent times, the retention... (more »)
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Homelessness
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Imagine being cold, not just cold, but freezing, having nowhere to go to get warm, and no family or friends to care for you. Imagine walking the streets with people ignoring your cries for help, and sleeping in the middle of a loud and crowded... (more »)
Sexting: Emotional, Parental, and Legal...
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It’s a gray Monday morning. Walking through the parking lot is worse than normal. People keep staring and you don’t know why. Your parking couldn’t have been that bad. Maybe it is your outfit; you had second-guessed those... (more »)
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Tides of Starlight
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What do you see? When you look up into the night sky? Inky darkness? Blinking trails and lights – most likely planes or passing satellites? Yet among these creations other things reside. Special things. Beautiful things. Old... (more »)
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Dear Best Friend
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Dear Best Friend, I know we have not talked in a while but there are some things I need you to know. They are important. I have to tell you the things I am about to say. Now, remember all the things I will say are out of love. First, I miss... (more »)
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Please change the poetry section
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Dear Teen Ink I read and enjoy the interesting fictional and non fictional stories in every months issue down to every last word, but then I get to the last section. Poetry. Now I am not one who hates poetry, ever since a young age I have... (more »)
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Feedback on Wounded
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Wounded by Kylie Kelso while very poetic is very confusing. The poem I assume is about someone who gets shot by their father based off of details like the phrase "My Father shot me" in line one. The rest of the poem goes on to describe the... (more »)
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Feedback on "Coffee" by Francesca...
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“Coffee” by Francesca Giardine is a romantic antidote about the author's connection with her father. By displaying the ritual that they share, Francesca outlines their special relationship. By showing a comparison of where the routine came... (more »)
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Feedback on "A Student Breakfast"
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      The poem, "A Student Breakfast," by Fiona Bell is such an entertaining but painfully accurate piece of writing.  It demonstrates what a typical student experiences in their daily life regarding the work-load along with numerous other... (more »)
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Feedback on "The Other Sophia"
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"The Other Sophia" by Sophia Watwood is a piece written by a girl who shares her name with many other girls, and doesn't like it. She is writing a letter to all the other Sophia's who make her feel less, and how she doesn't appreciate always... (more »)
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Feedback on The Other Sophia
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The Other Sophia by Sophia Watwood was a wonderful piece that perfectly captured what it's like to have the same name as someone else in your class. The author expresses her feelings of being a second rate Sophia through similes, metaphors and... (more »)
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