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Luckier Than You Think
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Stressed. Moody. Tired. Hungry. These are the words that sometimes come in mind when I come home from school. Every day seems just like the ones before: full of homework, stressful decisions and not enough sleep. Most of the students would most... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Cell Phone Use in School
Some people think this is a stupid topic and that it would be good before the 2000’s but they are getting extremely distracting. What am I talking about? It’s about cell phone usage in school. Cell phones can be distracting, you can be... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
Emmett O' Hanlon
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Emmett O' Hanlon is a singer in Celtic Thunder. He's the current classical singer in the group. He joined the group last year (2014.) He originally came in for voice lessons but the woman who was giving him the vocal lessons was Sharon... (more »)
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THH: Great Tune, Trashy Message
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“Tried to domesticate you, but you’re an animal…Good girl! I know you want it! I know you want it...” “I got to stay high…Spend my days locked in a haze…Pick up daddies at the playground, how I spend my day time…” “All I... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
High Protections, Low Standards
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Teachers earn tenure as easily as kids pass kindergarten. They have to behave themselves and know some basics, but nothing special is required. Lawyer Lloyd Duhaime stated the legal definition of tenure as an appointment for an indefinite... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
Daily Dosages of Bliss
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Sometimes it’s all I can think about, the very source of my creativity. Music. Such a beautiful thing, really, and something I don’t think I could bear being without. I once heard somewhere that there are musical people and... (more »)
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Social Media: A Monster?
In an increasingly modern age, today’s teenagers are becoming more and more tech savvy.  But are they becoming too much so? Today’s technology can change people. It has the power to make people narcissistic, addicted, or even... (more »)
Subsection: Pop Culture Articles  
Jaywalking: Illegal or Just Plain Dumb?
Jaywalking has always been a problem in America. Why? I couldn't tell you the answer. What I could tell you is that out of all things, Jaywalking shouldn't be something you get tickets and charges from. I mean seriously? You're basically getting... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
Celtic Thunder
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Celtic Thunder is a group of male Celtic singers from Ireland, Scotland, and an Irish-American. The group started in 2007 when two people named Sharon Browne and Phil Coulter came up with the idea of starting a group with 5 Celtic men. Sharon... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
Schools: Shooting for Academic Success, or...
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   As the typical high school teenager, it's obvious to note that writing a five-page essay isn't exactly the epitome of "fun." However, last week, while skimming through my documents to print out at my school, a small piece of paper taped to... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
Dress Code
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Now that temperatures are rising, clothes are becoming less "modest." Dress code "violations" are increasing and distractions are "on the rise." The dress code promotes the "she-asked-for-it" rape culture and sexualizes and objectifies young... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Racism in the World and Baltimore
First, when I see stuff on the news it makes me mad because the police are being racist. It makes me mad because of the way the police treat all black people. Second, when the police call black people names, it’s like me calling my sister... (more »)
Subsection: Articles About Discrimination  
What Makes A Story Your Own
“Your journey begins now.” Those are the four words that start every writer's story. Not at chapter one, or written at the cover of the book… but when an idea starts to become a plot. You have to take your... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Childhood Stories
When we were children, our parents told us the most ridiculous stories about these interesting figures. For instance, Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, Boogeyman etc. What I’m really trying to figure out is why the world made up... (more »)
New Year's Resolutions: Make It Stop
I do not have a New Year’s Resolution to write about. I do not have a bad conversation starter that will annoy people. I do not have a temporary, ineffective goal that I will fail to complete. I do not have … a New Year’s... (more »)
Subsection: Pop Culture Articles  
Fake Child of Mine
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Some may belive that sometime in the future they would want geneticly engineered children. People are fine just the way they are. Imperfection is part of life it is evolution itself. Certain imperfections might be wonderful. Genetic engineering... (more »)
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