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Plastic Surgery: An Ugly Trend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Society has always valued beauty. In literature, ­attractiveness often symbolizes an admirable protagonist, while ugliness indicates the abominable antagonist. As children we are taught, without even realizing it, to prize beauty. People of every... (more »)
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Celebrities and Their Influence
Living in a technological era, we have access to the tabloids more than ever before. There are television sets, magazine covers, Internet blogs, and movies screaming to be read and watched, and they are plastered with images of these tacky... (more »)
Subsection: Entertainment / Celebrities Articles   43 comments
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Luv 2 Txt This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
You need to send a quick text to your mom to tell her soccer practice is canceled. In an effort not to get caught, you reach ever so slowly, skillfully, and one-handedly into your backpack. Drawing your bright purple handheld lifeline from the... (more »)
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When I Grow Up This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
In kindergarten, my class was asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Crayons danced across sheets of ­paper to illustrate our dream occupations. Our drawings were hung in the hallway for our parents to see at Back to School Night.... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles   179 comments
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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles   144 comments
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Respect
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Respect is something all men should have for their woman. I know my man has alot of respect for me, he doesn't do anything I don't like for one. To me if you and your men don't have respect for eachother then what do you have. Without respect... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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THE AMERICAN DREAM
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 The American dream is a great thing that is very difficult to define because it can have so many different meanings.  It is totally opinion based, so almost no definition is exactly alike.  People from all over the world try to... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Literary Canon
Dear Literary Canon Board of Directors, I am writing this letter because I’d like to suggest an admission for your Literature Hall of Fame. The first reason I believe Sir Arthur Conan Doyle should be included in the literary canon... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Is God Still Alive?
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According to the research conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, “There are 5.8 billion religiously affiliated adults and children around the globe, representing 84 percent of the world... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
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Summer Job
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Summer Job It was 7 o’clock in the morning, the time in which every weekday of my summer starts with.  The sun not yet out, the air is cold, and a common light fog. However I did not know if it was good or bad that I enjoyed starting my day... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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The Health Risks of Schools Run by Politicians
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Today, in this day and age, you would think the United States public school system would be mastered. After years and years of learning from the past and schools around the world, America should not still be considered a country of educationally... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Net Neutrality || The Internet We know
 Picture this a world where when your video buffers on youtube or netflix. That world might become a reality if the House of Representatives passes a bill proposed by the FCC to pass new Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality is the freedom of the... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
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Why journalism matters
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“Journalism is about seeking the truth and reporting it,” my teacher said just before the bell rang, indicating the end of my very first journalism class. Over the past months, the phrase that held little meaning to me in that first class of... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Military Injustice
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“We must never forget why we have, and why we need our military. Our armed forces exist solely to ensure our nation is safe, so that each and every one of us can sleep soundly at night, knowing we have guardians at the gate.” -... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Is the No Child Left Behind Law Necessary?
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The No Child Left Behind Act has been active for over a decade now and was signed by President George W. Bush in 2002. But the question is, will it continue to thrive and stay active or will it be abandoned by Congress? In the Washington Post,... (more »)
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My Story Of Love
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 I dont know who i am ... What i am ... But i definitely know that i am not that bad as life is treating me .. You know i have been trying to change since two years but even today i am still at the same platform with same feelings .. I cant... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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