Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Top Voted Pop Culture Articles

Here are the top voted pop culture articles:

voted
#1
"Go Set a Watchman" This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
My family has lawyers on both sides of it, including both of my parents. I've never known anything besides people who defend the law. I even used to think that everyone had to go to law school after undergrad. Naturally, being what those of... (more »)
voted
#2
Tattoos: Art or Destruction?
Custom User Avatar
 I told my mom that for my 18th birthday we should get matching tattoos. After thinking about it for a while, she agreed. She told me to think about what I want and where I want it, so it doesn't affect my future chances of getting a... (more »)
voted
#3
Library in the Techno World
Custom User Avatar
“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” –Albert Einstein. Technology is becoming a large factor in daily human life. It seems as everything has been... (more »)
voted
#4
Sexting: Know the Facts This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
High-tech has created a new low. The term “sexting” is a combination of the words sex and texting, and refers to the practice of sending sexually ­explicit photos electronically, mainly by cell phone. The incidents of sexting have... (more »)
183 comments
voted
#5
Label Me
Custom User Avatar
For years now, namebrands have become more and more popular - as well as expensive. In my high school, I see several students in the hallways with extremely high-priced clothing, jewelry, etc. I'll be honest, it disgusts me. Our parents/guardians... (more »)
84 comments
voted
#6
School uniforms
By , Warren, MI
Parents always talk about how If schools had uniforms, everything would be so much eisier. You wouldn't get caught up on looks and would learn the skills you need. I disagree with this, I think that school uniforms would put a restriction on... (more »)
231 comments
voted
#7
Phat
Custom User Avatar
My mother and I looked uncomfortably through the clothes in the junior section. I glanced at my mother, an we met each others eyes we grimiest. I’m not fat I’m around 150, 160 and am 5’6. I got hips and so does my mum, but even for my cousin... (more »)
4 comments
voted
#8
Jeans: The Personality Statement
Jeans: The Personality Statement Jeans: pants or trousers made from denim. Primarily created for work, they eventually became popular daily wear in the 1950s. Today, this particular article of clothing is a staple in any modern wardrobe and can... (more »)
3 comments
voted
#9
Dress to Impress
Custom User Avatar
When I wake up in the morning, before I change out of my pajamas I look out the window. Depending on the weather I’ll where something different, breezy, I’ll wear a sweater, snowy, time for boots, sunny, shorts and sandals, and so on.... (more »)
6 comments
voted
#10
Human Beings, not Cans of Soup
Labels. Mention them to an adult, and they will most likely think of grocery stores, with good reason. Labels are things that should remain on food items, clothing, etc. Anything but human beings. A child of the 21st century, I no longer have the... (more »)
9 comments
voted
#11
Are chain stores really going green?
I have been passionate about sewing and fashion design since I was 12. Two years ago, I designed and made a set of outfits from recyclable materials for a charity fashion show. Through this highly meaningful and profound experience, I became... (more »)
1 comment
voted
#12
Shop your closet
Each morning I wake up and look into my closet, deciding on the perfect outfit for the day. Now some mornings its easy, my eyes are drawn to something special and I just throw it on, but then you have those tragic mornings when you find yourself... (more »)
1 comment
voted
#13
Pants At the Knees
There are a lot of things that I dislike but there are also a lot of things that I can honestly say that I hate as well. I hate liars, cheaters, fake self absorbed people, and when guys wear their pants half way below their butt. I seriously don't... (more »)
8 comments
voted
#14
Generation 411
Custom User Avatar
Yazmin G. of Manhattan receives friend requests on MySpace from all over New York and New Jersey. She is fifteen years old and a Sophmore in High School. Her 'about me' on her MySpace page is eye-catching only because words are replaced by... (more »)
9 comments
voted
#15
CRAZY CRAZY HAIR
Every girl has their hair different and they have different hairstyles. Straight or curly hair. Hair is hair. Except mine. It doesn't make up its mind. On the roots my hair is straight and very, very frizzy, but when it comes to the middle and the... (more »)
2 comments
voted
#16
Not Just A Fashion Trend
Custom User Avatar
Not Just A Fashion Trend A typical teenage girl in America loves to wear cool clothes and keep up with the newest style. Yes, this is true, but are these new flashes of clothing harmful to girls? Thin, sleek T-shirts that show cleavage; short... (more »)
2 comments
Site Feedback