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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   44 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   161 comments
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Career Decision
By , Shenzhen, China
“Mom, I’m going to choose Art as my major.” “No, you can’t. You will regret it! I’ve already chose a job for you. You have to take finance. That’s it.” Several conversations similar to this usually ensue repeatedly in the... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Is Racism Real?
Are all of today’s main issues because of race? Okay follow up question have you ever heard of this quote “we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
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I Guess You Could Call This My Confession
By , Delafield, WI
Dear Whoever is Willing to Listen, To be honest I'm not sure if I'm going to even put this on the weekly stories but if you're reading this right now that means I decided to put it up. So hello, I guess you could call this my... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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A Good Life in High School
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In order to have a good life in high school, you have to be passionate about something in high school. Your 4 years in high school are some of the most important years of your life. You can practically be passionate about anything. I’m... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Gun Control
A lot of people own a firearm or have one in their house. And a big majority use their firearms for a bad use like murdering people. Most people just own a gun because they think it is “cool” to own a gun. And they show it off to... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Pro-Euthanasia
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Living and dying is a process that every single human being experiences. Life flows from one day to the next until the inevitability of death catches up with each and every life on this planet. The question is, does an individual have the right... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Textbooks vs Tablets
Old fashioned textbooks have been used for centuries. Thousand of textbooks used in elementary, middle, high schools, in colleges, med school, for about any subject from reading to math to science textbooks. Basically, all schools have some... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Space the Final Frontier
By , Reno, NV
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These were the iconic words of astronaut Neil Armstrong that would forever be burned into the texts of history. Imagine millions of people in their homes, work... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Euthanasia
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 Euthanasia is the painless killing of a patient who wants an end to their painful medication treatment filled life. There are many types of euthanasia for example, voluntary where the patient makes the decision. Involuntary where a family... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Just Like Me
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Frankly, I’m a loser. I’m never going to be homecoming queen. Never going to have a chugging contest with my friends. I’m always going to be the tall, dorky kid with the thick-framed glasses. But I have it good. There has... (more »)
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Is Obesity a Disease
Many people are affected by obesity and in America 1/3 of the population is affected. Classifying Obesity as a disease has many sides and effects. In my opinion, Obesity isn’t a disease. The first thing to know is what qualifies as a... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
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