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Ending Illegal Immigration This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We are a country founded on the many cultures that are drawn here by the promise of a better life. Historically, we have prided ourselves on being a cultural melting pot. However, the increasing number of illegal immigrants is becoming a problem.... (more »)
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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 »)
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THH: Feminist, Not A Man-Hater
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“Feminism has become synonymous with man-hating,” says Emma Watson in her speech to the U.N. Council, promoting the new campaign HeForShe, “and that has to stop.” Our former Harry Potter star (and now Goodwill... (more »)
Subsection: Articles About Discrimination  
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Music
Music. It can make you dance around the room one minute, to wanting to take a nap, to bawling your eyes out. It can connect two people who would never have talked. But when you share a song that you love with someone, you're sharing a piece... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
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The Tyrant we Honor Every Day
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Imagine Iraq had put Saddam Hussein on their currency. Of course, this will never happen. Saddam Hussein was an extremist, a tyrant, and a general who committed war crimes. Saddam Hussein took control of his Country’s military, bypassed... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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I Am Not Toxic
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We're told from a young age that we should avoid bad people. We should avoid toxic people, we should always be happy, and that it's our job to make other people feel better. We should always be positive, and we should always look on the... (more »)
Subsection: Articles About Discrimination  
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Mail on Sunday, Reply Letter
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Dear Mr P Hitchens, After reading, your fascinating article on gun ownership, I feel it is important to express my Ernest and sincere opinions on this emotive subject. I found your points to be memorable, appealing and thought provoking.... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Balancing the Stresses of Life
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Finally arriving home after eight hours of school only to remember you have eight more hours of homework to squeeze in to your tight schedule has got to be one of the most stressful feelings in the world. A large number of high school students... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Resurgence of "Linsanity"?
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For NBA fans all over the world, the February of 2012 was an unexpectedly heart warming month. During that month, Jeremy Lin, an NBA player, had a chance to excel, show his overlooked skills, and prove to many NBA teams that he had the vigor... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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Still Our National Pastime
Despite the title of “our national pastime”, baseball is not the most popular sport in America. By far, football is the most watched sport in America, earning top dollars and millions of fans worldwide. However, should football... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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Is it Really Worth the Risk?
Eleven. According to distraction.gov that is the approximated number of teens who are in fatal car crashes due to texting while driving each day. Whether you are a teenager preparing to get your drivers license or you are a new driver, it is... (more »)
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What love is.
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What is love? That is the question that everone in the world asks. But this is what it really is... love is when you feel the pain of the other. love is when you cant ever be mad at them. love is when forgiveness is all you have. yes you... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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The End of Derek Jeter
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Derek Jeter has been the face of Yankees baseball, and baseball in general, for  a staggering 20 years. For the last 20 years, every time you turned on a Yankees game, Derek Jeter was standing prominently at shortstop. Now, the home crowd... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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Mac or Smack?
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For as long as I can remember, there has always been technology in the classroom whether it is through smart boards or desktops; there has forever been some sort of technology present in our learning. Over the years, technology has rapidly... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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To Sleep or To Study
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During the past year of high school, I have found myself staying up until 1:00 am or later at least 3 nights a week, just to complete my schoolwork. No, I do not procrastinate, nor do I play a sport after school or do any type of regular... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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