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Zootopia by Katelynn Mcllwain
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Katelynn Mcllwain's review of Disney's latest animated feature, Zootopia, stands out to me for its honest appraisal of the way in which themes from the film are applicable in the 21st century. Zootopia, a film about an aspiring rabbit... (more »)
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Black and White
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White. Black. So stark and so opposite. Holding the world in them, well, scientifically, they appropriately define the perceptions of this worldly world too. The world which lives in the little giggles and in the light-hearted acts of innocence,... (more »)
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We Can Love
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Sorrow weighed heavily on my heart Wednesday morning as I spent most of my time deciding in which direction I would take this writing. Part of me so desperately wanted to revel in my anger and fear and concern for such a heartbreakingly divided... (more »)
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To My Beautiful Sister
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Dear Sister: This my last year of high school, and the best one I've had, not only because I got to spend it with you but also because I've overcome most of my fears. And let me tell you sista, it feels good. So if you're wondering why am I... (more »)
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Bullying
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Bullying. That word gives me the chills. Why? Well I hate bullying and its not right for innocent kids and people to be treated bad. I mean, why treat someone with bad behavior? Its just not fair to them like that. What did they ever... (more »)
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Wilted, Yet Blossoming
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In her cells it thrives, where it feeds off her spirit and threatens to leave her with nothing less than hopelessness. Behind her, it lingers like a shadow, a constant reminder of who she once was but is no longer. She stands before a mirror and... (more »)
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My Boxes
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Feeling trapped, I gasped for air. It's suffocating me. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get out. A feeling of utter hopelessness engulfed me. I don't want to stay like this, solitary and closed off from everyone. Every day,... (more »)
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Feeling Pain
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I never really belonged anywhere and I always seemed to feel some sort of pain whether it was physical or emotional, I would never see it coming.    I spend most my life alone wondering what how much I'm worth. Thinking that I'm a failure... (more »)
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Feedback on Christmas Cards This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Memoirs done right could interest me a lot, especially if the topic is relatable. I enjoy writing and reading memoirs since they can portray a slice of someone's life. Perhaps this is why I enjoyed Christmas Cards by Christine M.. As the... (more »)
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Review of Their Homeland
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Erica S.’s “Their Homeland” is a piece I feel connected to because my family comes from Russia. After reading it, I reread the title. I loved how it represented how she felt before her trip — impersonal and disconnected... (more »)
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If Trees Could Talk
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I wonder what the trees would say, if they could talk. I think that they would be sad. They would be angry. They would be disappointed, but somehow compassionate. The trees would be forgiving, which is surely saddest of all. Trees have to... (more »)
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Take Your Life and Live
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You can take your life, ok? You can take your life. I'm telling you to do so. I am telling you to take your life, but under one condition. That being, you take your life and you live. You take every small or large impact in your life... (more »)
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The Coward
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I strolled downtown on the cracked pavement a few weeks ago in the late afternoon. A deaf lady sweeter than sugar cane traveled with me on the rough cracked pavement. Her hair was in a red curly bun at the top of her head. We walked the same... (more »)
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Becoming One of Them and What I Got Out of It
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I'm sitting on a bench with my friends and people are staring at us as we laugh about things we've had take place in our lives. But I don't care. As much as I feel strange with their eyes on me, I also feel stronger. I'm not... (more »)
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Election Day as a Right
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A Washington Post poll with respect to the United States 2014 Election showed that 28% on non-voting, voting eligible and registered adults cited being “too busy” as their reason for not voting (Clement).  It is an outrage that... (more »)
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Time-Machine
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How enticing it is to be a part of this world! And strangely though!, being a part of this world does not mean having a string of people always ready to rattle with you. For me, it is the feeling of being so small and meek, and so dependent on... (more »)
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