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A Pakistani Rapper Breaks New Ground in Rap This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Los Angeles, CA
Rap, one of the most famous genres of music around the world, has always found a decent following in Pakistan. Ever since the late 90s and early 2000s, Pakistanis have followed rap music and have become accustomed to the lyrical flow required... (more »)
Vampires, Witches, Werewolves… Oh, My! This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Do you believe in ghosts? Monsters? What about vampires? These creatures are fictional, however, supernatural beings can tend to trigger interest and curiosity in people’s minds. The show The Vampire Diaries is packed with every... (more »)
Do We Really Have to be on Arthur's Side?
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For awhile I was in a struggle to figure out in Riordan vs. Lerman side I was on. I love Rick's books; but, I'm more of visual person. That made me realize that no matter what Rick says about Logan, I'm not taking his side. Logan Lerman is a... (more »)
A Letter to My Favorite Celebrities
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Dear, Dylan O'Brien, Theo James, Shailene Woodley, Logan Lerman, Josh Huctherson and Jennifer Lawrence, You guys are the greatest people I know. You have a dedication and love for acting. Yes, your names are very well known. Everyone has to know... (more »)
The Fall of Big Box
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We’ve all been there. The bright, fluorescent lights above us reflected off the dirty white tile under our feet, the racks adorned with anything your heart desired, mannequins in awkward poses. It used to be a big deal, an event even,... (more »)
Faking Celebrity Deaths?!?!
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1. This is not a diary, just random things I think about. I will not be whining about my day on this.   2. If I offend you, suck it up. My intent is not offend anyone, so don't take it personally. If you do, that's your... (more »)
Sheldon vs Stiles
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I have two favorite characters that I can relate to . Sheldon Cooper from Big Bang Theory and Stiles Stalski from Teen wolf. Sheldon is remarkablely hillarious and Stiles is the serious one. They both have mental disabilities but completely... (more »)
Lord of the Flies
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“I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been” (William Golding). Lord of the Flies is a story of a group of pre-pubescent schoolboys being dropped off on a desert island and... (more »)
Social Media and the English Language This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The winner of the 2012 United States National Texting Championship texted 149 words in 39 seconds with no errors. This impressive feat by 17-year-old Austin Wierschke is an example of the numerous ways social media has had an impact on our... (more »)
Viva la Social Media
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How would the Internet be described to someone who lived 200 years ago? We live in a world where “LOL” means something entirely different from “lol”, where words like “Snapchat” can be used as various parts... (more »)
Instagram: Life in Squares?
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At the beginning of summer vacation, every time I looked at Instagram on my phone, I seemed to see yet another perfectly filtered picture of everyone I knew. Their pictures showed relaxed looking poses and all had the trendy one word caption:... (more »)
A Rebuttal
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wow. the ultimate sin. I've gone mad. well, might as well bring my execution quickly. so, with smash 4 Nintendo switch coming up, I figured what better time to talk about it? a lot of people hate clones, they see it as a waste of a slot.... (more »)
Fidget Toys
By , Irvine, CA
The sale of fidget toys has reached all-time highs; this upward trend favoring the brain-stimulating item has widespread implications for the future of education. From one perspective, these objects may be malignant for adolescents, distractions... (more »)
Materialism in Today's Society
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The Constitution states that we all have the right to pursue happiness. For some, fulfilling their happiness is buying new “stuff”. Across our nation, materialism seems to be prevalent above personality. Kindness, truthfulness and... (more »)
Money Making: Parents vs. Kids
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Since the time of ancient civilizations, such as ancient Greece, some form of currency has been used. From trading livestock and goods to using precious metals in the form of coins, the definition of money has not changed throughout the years;... (more »)
THH: Artistic Political Correctness This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I came to the topic of cultural appropriation after I found myself writing about something I swore I wouldn’t: race. And I was already committed to writing about superheroes, and superheroines, in order to outdo the Avengers that ruined my... (more »)
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