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My Best Friend
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My mind is as blank as my snapchat story. Some call this “bored” but I don’t think you can be bored every day. I don’t want to do homework or even move from sprawled out lounging on the couch. I turn on the television... (more »)
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Bless You
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“Bless you,” … “gesundheit” … please shut up. I’m not sure when drawing attention to someone’s bodily functions became polite. It isn’t. Maybe it makes you feel good about yourself.... (more »)
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Family Over Friends
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Listening to Adam Levine’s “Locked Away” has got me thinking about something I’ve been dwelling on for a while now. A year ago, I got to know my closest friend. Spending time with him everyday during the summer, I told myself that my... (more »)
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My Friend Alex
By , Seattle, WA
A warm summer day, with the light breeze tingling my delicate skin, as I try to make a swish in basketball, and I barely sink it with the feeling of relief in my eyes, but yet no one even bothered to care. In fact, everyone seemed disappointed... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
Camping
By , Phoenix, AZ
When my siblings and I were younger, each summer my dad would take us and sometimes one of our friends camping. Tucked away on the outskirts of Sedona is Manzanita Campground, and after a three hour car ride full of munching on Cheerios and... (more »)
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My Dog
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When I was little’ it was a couple weeks before i turned 7 and i didn't know it yet but my dad's friend had 2 dogs make puppies and and they couldn't sell all of them so they asked my dad if he wanted one for free. They asked... (more »)
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The Embarrassment of the Cruise
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“This bed is too shaky and has so many lumps!” my sister annoyingly exclaimed. “Wooooshhhhh!” “ Whooooa! Even though we are in the middle of the ocean, you still packed your stupidity,” I... (more »)
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NA LCS Spring Split Week One
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January 16 and 17 marked the first week of the spring split for the North American League of Legends Championship Series. Many new things were seen at these games due to numerous roster changes, new teams, and all of the new season six changes.... (more »)
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My Best Friend
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My best friend wasn’t your usual best friend. In fact, he was hated for most of life and eventually gave his life for someone who didn’t deserve life; me. My friend was born on Christmas in the garage of retired couple in... (more »)
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The Star Nosed Mole
By , Tempe, AZ
The star nosed mole is one of many interesting creatures. Its most interesting feature and most recognising is its star shaped tentacles surrounding the nose. The moles measure roughly 7.6 inches (19mm) and weigh about 50 grams. As shelter they... (more »)
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Strive for Greatness
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Growing up I’ve always loved sports; I always loved watching and playing sports. Football, basketball, soccer, baseball- you name it. But there was always something about basketball that made it different from all the rest. I felt a... (more »)
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Don't Ask
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The blue ceiling of the earth smiling softly through the skylight above gave off an amniotic aura.  The huge room was quiet, so very quiet.  My chest rattled as I breathed.  I could feel my head drooping, my pencil sliding in my... (more »)
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Shattered Soul
By , Fort Lauderdale, FL
I remember the late nights I spent with him. I remember how his fingers traced the strings of his guitars effortlessly and the sound of his voice singing tunes of Ed Sheeran and Chet Faker. I remember how we had spent the beautiful windy Fall... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
April in Dismay This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It started out with the small things like forgetting what and when she ate or what she was looking for when she walked into a room. Then, it was not turning off the burners on the stove or leaving the keys in the car. I blamed it on her... (more »)
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The Lake
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Glittering sunlight bathed the world below it in shades of gold. The smell of stagnant water and juniper lingered in the air. Gleaming water flowed into Lake Billy Chinook from the Deschutes, Crooked and Metolius Rivers, mixing together to form... (more »)
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Call Me Doctor Feminist
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Remember when we were little and all we had to do was see something, dream something, and for that moment it was true. I could see a firewoman climbing into her fire truck, and I then moments later I would be jumping on the couch putting out an... (more »)
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