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Defining "Normal"
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I’ve always wondered; what IS “normalcy”? The idea has always been vague and blurred to me. Am I normal? Are you normal? Recently, it has been a topic of discussion with  myself and others. We recognize a trend toward... (more »)
We Spend Too Much Money!
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  Do you ever spend money on things you don’t need? T.V advertisements inspire teenagers to buy thing that they don’t need.  As a result, teens feel pressured to spend money on things that they want (not things they need).... (more »)
Facebook Personalities
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It’s interesting to see how real human beings translate to a collection of pictures, posts, and likes.  Everyone has their own Facebook style, but there are some recurring behavioral trends.  Here’s a look at some of the most popular... (more »)
Tumblr Girls and The Art of Deception
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A flawless sun-kissed complexion , a full bright coloured pout , hair cascading down in soft waves, perfectly arched eyebrows, smokey piercing eyes,  skinny figures and fancy manicures i.e deception in pretty packaging. By that, I mean... (more »)
Carpe Diem
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I actually rewrote this many times in my head before pouring it out here. I often think I am an emotional person who thinks too much, care too much and love too much…. I am sure many of us out here are all like me. We rather spend time... (more »)
Why it's Not a Good Deal After All This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Oprah’s magazine has a section called “Why It’s Worth It” where Oprah tries to convince you that some outrageously expensive clothing or accessory is a “good investment”. Once you get past the original shock of “OMG! That handbag... (more »)
OH GREAT JAPAN
 The first time I found out about this fascinating place I was astonished by it’s culture and traditions IT REALY AMAZED ME. From its festivals its ancient history and bold samurais. It all showed me a place much more colorful and different... (more »)
Success Is a Virtue, Failure is not an Option?
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What is defined as success? Success is the the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. But what does success actually mean in your own perspective and how does the feeling of success and accomplishment makes you feel? In this world and society we... (more »)
Love vs Hate
The difference between love and hate depends on way you perceive it; both are emotional extremes.  We sometimes love so much that we turn to hate people who are against our loved ones. We may hate others because they intrude on us in some... (more »)
Life is a Mark-Scheme
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Today I got an assignment back from my social studies teacher. It was a survey I had been conducting on people’s perceptions of fat vs. sugar, and had been submitted to, we’ll call him Mr. Baines, for grading a few weeks back. When it was... (more »)
Asian Americans Underrepresented in Media
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 Flashy front covers of gossip magazines and dramatic scenes playing in crowded movie theaters predominantly highlight people of Caucasian race. As a result, an overwhelming majority of mainstream outlets of entertainment unfairly overlook... (more »)
Mood Swings
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In today’s society, it is rare to see a teen without a cell phone in their hand. Eight out of ten teens say that they could not go an entire day without their cell phone with them, even if they were not going to receive any text messages... (more »)
Social Media and This Generation
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Over the past decade or so, social media has integrated itself into almost every aspect of our lives, and there is no doubt that it is changing the way we live. It is present in almost everything we do, in one way or another, and nowhere is it... (more »)
Literary Canon Persuasive Letter
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Dear Literary Canon Board of Directors, I am writing this letter because I believe the “Harry Potter” series should be added to the literary canon. The first reason I believe the Harry Potter series should be included in the... (more »)
Chemistry With Your Coffee
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Caffeine. Frappuccino. Mocha. Macchiato. Whatever your flavor, it’s definitely going to be different then that guy's sitting by the window or the girl's typing on her computer at her desk. Because I don’t drink coffee.... (more »)
Do Aliens Exist?
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I think somewhere in the universe aliens exist and in most cases there is evidence supporting the existence of aliens. There have been many reported sightings. There have also been many times when an event occurs and even though it’s not... (more »)
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