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Working Hard vs. Hardly Working This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Many people believe that successful figures must be intelligent, confident, and creative, but some omit the necessity for a strong work ethic. In our society, people specifically associate great leaders with intelligence, but they sometimes fail... (more »)
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Black and White
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Black and White. Good and Evil. Up and Down. Left and Right. Yes and No. These things should be opposite. Everything should be black and white. If a company overworks a child and he dies of exhaustion the company should be charged for murder.... (more »)
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The Problem with Partisanship
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There is a major problem in America today that prevents us from talking about politics objectively. Partisanship, or extreme loyalty to a political party, has stalled bills in congress that should be common sense, and created tensions and... (more »)
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America As We Know It
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What has society come to? Every day, CITIZENS of our nation live in constant fear to leave their homes. How are we allowing FEAR develop within our boundaries? Aren’t we the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA? We tell ourselves that we stand for... (more »)
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Why Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized
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Mary Jane. Weed. Pot. Nicknames for marijuana are endless, as are the negative impacts that its legalization would have on American citizens. The United States federal government should not legalize marijuana, because corporatization of... (more »)
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A Modest Proposal: The Truth Revealed Edition
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It is terrifying to think that each day you walk alone on the streets you could be passing a serial killer, a rapist, a child molester, even an ISIS bomber doing his job. You could be walking side by side with a person that has a criminal... (more »)
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Colours:The Dark Side
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When we are asked to talk about colours or put fourth our thoughts on the same, we naturally drive our minds or rather say that our mind automatically drives it's thoughts towards admiring the beauty of the variety the nature offers in... (more »)
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Book to Movie Adaptations
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Alright, imagine this. You have a certain favorite book that is dear to you. It can be old, recent, written for children, adults, etc. You have been rather attached to this book for a long time, so you are completely stoked when you hear a... (more »)
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Long Distance
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Teens sometimes think that long distance relationships are a bad idea and that it's a waste of time. Simply because of the fact that it's too much work. For me, a long distance relationship shows maturity. You have to really serious about a... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
Reflections
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Well, if you have read pretty much anything else I have ever written, then you probably know how lazy I am. So just the fact that I went and did a ton of research for this proves just how passionate I am for the subject. Also, I want that Girl... (more »)
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The Media Carnival This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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With the next presidential election now fewer than 100 days away, it’s nearly impossible to turn on a television or go online without being bombarded by a virtual fireworks display of election-related news. As stakes rise and emotions... (more »)
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The Lethal Power of Words This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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For a long time, I’ve wondered about the power of words. I once came across a quote from Friedrich Nietzsche, “All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.” Ever since, I’ve... (more »)
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Defending Drones
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The rise of the drones. It sounds like the sinister plot of a science fiction movie. But right now, all around the world, the use of drones (or, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) is very much on the rise. There’s no need for worry, though. UAVs are an... (more »)
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Sleepwalking Through History This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It is a historic moment. Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the House, is presenting a passionate speech to the Republican National Convention, listing radical Islamic terrorist attacks in America. As he describes the fear that we face, which he... (more »)
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Why Trump Will Be President This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Pundits’ mouths dropped in February when Donald Trump took the New Hampshire primary by force, beating the second highest candidate by more than 20 percentage points in a 17-person race. The media ran stock lines like FOX News’s... (more »)
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Please Respect My Choice This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I first made it clear early in the election cycle that I was a Hillary Clinton supporter, people already knew I was a feminist. Upon my declaration of my presidential choice, I was shocked by the rage directed at me, even from my closest... (more »)
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