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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 »)
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
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 »)
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
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   154 comments
Emotions and Why Yours ARE Valid
By , Round Rock, TX
In a sick sense I like living with something that is dying. It’s like that house plant you never bother to water. It’s not dying because you don’t want it or you don’t think it’s worth the life, sure it probably is... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Girls Classification Paper
Throughout my life, I have lived with my sister Amy. Amy is unique in her own way. She likes to play sports, but she also an arts and crafts person as well as a girl who loves to bake. During the time that I have grown up with my sister, I have... (more »)
Love of Sports
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When I’m asked to name something that I love, one of the first thoughts that come to my mind are sports.  Every since I was born I enjoyed playing a football or basketball.  As a kid my time was spent outside playing every sports that I... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
The Love of Weather
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Ever since I was a little kid I can remember sitting on the porch watching thunderstorms with my dad.  Watching and studying the weather has always been one of my passions.  I have always loved the weather and I plan on becoming a storm... (more »)
Subsection: Environment Articles  
Write As You Speak
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If there is one thing that I know to be true, it is that truths are not definitive and are based on perception. Given that fact, you could easily say that the first sentence of my essay is a lie. You could put down this piece of paper right now... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
The Role of Women in Islam
For every one woman in the world there are 1.014 men according to a 2014 estimate. This means that just about half of all the people in the world are women. Two halves make a whole, so for a society to function properly there must be combined... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Role of Women in Islam and How Foreign...
How do you feel fear of showing your passport at the Houston International Airport? It should feel like a quick chore before entering the Country however that was never the case for me. Every time I have to pull out my chestnut colored passport... (more »)
Subsection: Spirituality / Religion Articles  
The Truth About Women
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What would you think if you heard your mother say to you “Learn this now and learn this well, my daughter: Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman.” This is the reality that most women in radical... (more »)
Subsection: Articles About Discrimination  
How Does Nature Help To Prove God's Existance?
By , ..., WA
How Nature Helps to Prove God’s Existence Nature looks up to God, the trees, mountains, the sun shines down on us, the world is full of amazing miracles; The creatures are complex in how they are made and look, each one being different... (more »)
Subsection: Spirituality / Religion Articles   167 comments
The Homework Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles   809 comments
How Technology Affects Us This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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Everyone has seen the moody, withdrawn kid with music blasting out of his white earbuds, or the girl rapidly texting on her phone. The youth of today are constantly immersed in technological advancements that promote nonstop communication and... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles   52 comments
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