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Most Recent Pride & Prejudice Articles

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Being a Sikh in America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Being a Sikh in a post-9/11 world hasn’t been easy. Growing up, I didn’t always feel proud of my religion. Even now, I often find myself forced to choose between being a Sikh and being an American. Am I Sikh or am I American first?... (more »)
How Far Is the Jump? Gender Gaps in STEM Careers
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The teacher asks the question: why leaves change in the fall? Soon, hands shoot up, but as the teacher looks around the room, she realizes only two out of the fourteen hands belong to girls in a class of thirty children. Situations similar to... (more »)
Letter to Mitch McConnell
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Dear Mitch McConnell, There is a problem with the way we treat the Native Americans, with forcing them out of their homelands, and placing them in muddy barren lands, into their desolate reservations. The situation is getting out of... (more »)
Make Refugees Feel Welcome
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Two years ago I went to a drama camp despite fearing that I wouldn’t be welcomed. When I arrived I was very nervous. In the books I’d been reading there were always bullies in camps and I thought there might be bullies at drama... (more »)
Stand Together
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I opened up the Supergirl comic book I had just bought. I couldn’t wait to show it to all my friends. The cover looked real cool, showing her fighting some monster-thing. But it also showed her from her waist up. This illusion I fell for... (more »)
Oppression of Women
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Sixty-two million girls worldwide are not in school (Let Girls Learn). This disadvantage prevents the advancements and uprisings of women in socioeconomic settings. Statistics do not falter as the rights of women globally are often overlooked.... (more »)
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The Monetary Influence on the Judicial System
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Each year, millions of United States citizens are incarcerated.  What many people do not know is that this could simply be because they do not have as much money or prestige as others.  Perhaps judges are easier on upper class citizens because... (more »)
Assimilation
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Assimilation means the process of taking in and fully understanding information or ideas. If we all understand how others are feeling and we wouldn’t have problems. If we all got along ,we could all be friends.  But we can’t... (more »)
Poverty
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What is poverty, when most people think of poverty they think of the world and the government well it’s not about that poverty is about when people or family are poor and don’t have a lot of money also it can also be very... (more »)
Gun Control Is Vital in the United States
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Are guns a source of protection or a source of violence? This is a thoroughly discussed question right now in the United States. On one hand, guns can be used to protect people from evil. On the other hand, guns could be used for evil and could... (more »)
The American Latte This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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America is often depicted as a melting pot. As a harmonious mixture of ethnic traditions from around the world. According to this image, ethnic differences are blended into a homogeneous identity. Instead of blending, I congealed in the pot of... (more »)
Gender Bias in the Classroom
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School has always been a place where I’ve succeeded. I strive to get good grades, I pay attention in class, I respect my teachers, and I enjoy learning new things each day. I have big plans for my future, and I intend on living them out.... (more »)
In Defense of Juice Boxes and Afros
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Watch Out for That Capri Sun! As a means for upholding national security, the Transportation Security Administration prides itself in being absolutely dedicated to its mission: “[To] protect the nation’s transportation... (more »)
Love Thy Homophobic Neighbor as Thyself
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And Jesus said unto them, "Love thy straight white homophobic neighbor as thyself and verbally and physically abuse everyone else.” The crowds went from there and burned down the house of the nearest homosexual, then praised God for all that... (more »)
Are We Free?
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William Faulkner once said, "We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.”       The freedom that America promises has fueled our success and reputation. America, at her... (more »)
The Emo Freak
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Romeo and Juliet is a play about two children and their families’ strife, cutting their relationship loose and killing both the starstruck lovers in an attempt on their lives. My life is a memoir about my best friend and his... (more »)
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