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Analysis of The Dolphins by Carol Ann Duffy
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This poem is about a dolphin, remembering its previous free life in the ocean, speaks about the experience of being confined to an aquarium with others of its kind where it is expected to perform tricks in the aquatic equivalent of a circus and... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing   2 comments
Race, Gender, Fashion
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The fashion world has always been a very problematic space. From it’s lack of appreciation for minority models, to it’s encouragment of horribly decadent beauty and image standards, there has always been something to fix in the... (more »)
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Mesoamerica
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Mesoamerica is full of light and life and history. The people are vibrant and that comes across in their music, art, food, and all around excitement for life. As an international studies major, I have made it my priority to notice the... (more »)
Subsection: Travel & Culture Articles  
The Things We Take for Granted
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The parting of people is something nobody ever wants to happen in their lives. As many people have said it “everything happens for a reason.” Now that I am older, I can see things for what they really were when they happened, and I... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
An Aroma of Reminiscence This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I gripped the matte silver handle bar and braced myself for the worst: a black, burnt, hard-rock kugelis sitting in the middle of the oven. Surprise, surprise. For the fourth time that I cooked it since summer, I had still not managed to... (more »)
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Our View of the World as Children
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As a child I remember looking at the world and thinking every thing was beautiful. I looked up at the sky and saw awesomeness. Everything was amazing in my eyes. I remember being 9, I lived in Memphis, TN, in a apartment complex called Goodwill... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
American Statesman Calvin Coolidge
“Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good” – Calvin Coolidge I wish Calvin Coolidge was running for President today. In light of our current... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
All I Wanted Was to Fit In
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“All I wanted is to fit in”  Looking at myself and seeing on what I have become. I just went along with it and if felt like my dreams are finally coming true. While laughing at this kid name Eric, I thought to myself... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
The Accident
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“Weeeoooo, weeeoooo, weeeoooo” Thirty minutes earlier. “Bye guys,” my parents shouted up the staircase to us as they were leaving.  “Bye,” I shouted back from the kitchen with my... (more »)
Subsection: Sports Articles  
Rushed
By , Franklin, NJ
Being rushed is never a good thing. Being rushed can physically hurt someone. Being rushed can ruin a game. Being rushed can ruin a season. A time where I was rushed in a situation was when our sixth grade, very talented, football team was... (more »)
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What Is Profound?
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Most of us humans are given something to start with. We are given rubrics for our projects. We are given study guides for our tests. We are given time in order to start our day. And we receive instructions telling us how to live our lives. I... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
Jesse Owens
By , Baltimore, MD
“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at.” This quote from Jesse Owens truly... (more »)
Subsection: Heroes Articles  
Vulnerability
By , Clarkston, MI
I saw her expression, I could feel the butterflies flutter in her stomach. I heard the girls on the field yelling at each other. I know she has been playing this game for over 9 years, yet every time I watch her on the sidelines she wiggles... (more »)
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Pathways to Success
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During the time of the Jim Crow Era there were many caucasians and African-Americans who invented revolutionary inventions; whether that inventor had experience or not they still created something that people still use today like Sybilla... (more »)
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Thanks Amanda
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"How are you?" Someone cared to ask as I sank into the couch with a sigh of disgust. "What's the matter?" She listened as I began, “Finals are making me question everything in life. We're supposed to study and remember Every Single Thing,... (more »)
Subsection: Educator of the Year Articles  
Ms. O'Keefe This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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We’re sitting down for lunch, her eating crackers and hummus and drinking iced tea, while I have a cup of yogurt and leftover pasta from two nights previously.  I used to come here to escape the anxiety that I get when am in the loud noisy... (more »)
Subsection: Educator of the Year Articles  
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