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Letter to My 8th Grade Self
By , Maple Grove, MN
Dear 8th Grade Self, I know. You’re a young kid dying to get out of middle school to get up to the high school. I’m you in 11th grade and I’m telling you right now that you may want to stay in middle school as long as... (more »)
Society's Strange Addiction
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When asked what object they carry with them all day everyday, most people would say their cell phone. Since the invention of the smartphone transformed society, we are growing more and more attached to these objects-almost to the point of... (more »)
Would You?
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Did you ever wonder 'what if'? Yeah I know, it's pretty cliché to start off a journalism piece with a question that everyone has asked before. Everyone has had that simple thought, but very few can answer the question. As I continue my life,... (more »)
The Problem With the Cinderella Ideal
By , London, Canada
When it comes to things that absolutely and completely anger me, the top three things in order of most angering, to slightly less are as follows: terrorism, religion, and the music video for Black Magic by Little Mix. All three of those things... (more »)
How Apps Are Bringing People Closer Together
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Many people say that apps are making people, especially young people, unhealthier, stupider, and less social. And I can see their point, instead of going out for a walk we sit inside on our phones, rather than going to meet our friends we just... (more »)
The Deafening Vitual Silence
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The silence in her room was deafening. Even the dust particles made more noise than us. Surprisingly,I didn’t anticipate such an evening,perhaps it was because I was meeting my childhood friends after three years. All I received was an... (more »)
Why Hogwarts Is Still so Real to Us
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When J.K. Rowling wrote the words, “This boy will be famous. There won’t be a child in our world who doesn’t know his name”, she had no idea how accurate that prediction would prove to be in real life. (Rowling is a much... (more »)
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*CAUTION: Before you go on, please note that the following are the words of a perfectly non-dysfunctional, non-mercurial, non-hormonally imbalanced, non-high-calorie binging, non-over-obsessing, non-everything even slightly deranged (so... (more »)
Revelations of a Teenage Phone Addict
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I have been on social media for four years and counting—I have fallen into every new fad, downloaded every trending app without question, and followed the virtual path that most teenagers share. I can recall my first year on Instaram; the... (more »)
Dynamic Leadership: A Paradigm Shift
The term ‘leadership’ has acquired a pseudo-mystical vagueness in recent years, with it bandied about in the same circles where words like ‘dynamic’, ‘paradigm’, and ‘synthesis’ are used, often... (more »)
I believe that you have heard about food, and I am pretty sure that you eat food all the time.  Food is magical like a big giant food unicorn flying over a rainbow of multicolored goldfish crackers.  Some people say that food revolves... (more »)
LGBT: isn't That a Sandwich? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Unless that sandwich is “Lettuce, Glitter, Bacon, Tomato”, no grandma, LGBT is not a sandwich.  LGBTQAA+, which is a much larger version of LGBT, stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Questioning, Asexual, Aromantic, and plus.  And... (more »)
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Gaming should be a sport
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In july of 2014, an outstanding 11,000 people stuffed themselves into a basketball arena in seattle. They were not there to see a basketball game, but to watch gamers compete for 11 million in prize money. This is the ever growing world of... (more »)
19 Kids and Counting
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Holier then thou. That's what all these bible thumpers on 19 kids and counting think they are. They look down on those of us who don't believe in God and don't run our life with religion. They seem to take such pride in thinking they are better... (more »)
Teen Social Media Privacy
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It’s eight o’clock, and Ashley is checking her instagram for the fifth time that hour. While cruising through her feed she notices that her friend Natasha has gotten over a hundred likes. She looks back at that perfect selfie she... (more »)
Channeling Our Inner Mileys
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In 2013, a video on YouTube had many people, young people, talking. Former Disney Channel star, Miley Cyrus, shocked people everywhere when a video of her “Twerking in a Unicorn Costume” surfaced online. This shock is one of many in... (more »)
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