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"The Crisis, Number 1" by Thomas...
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In Thomas Paine's pamphlet "The Crisis, Number 1" he uses a variety of tones to speak upon his purpose. Paine has a serious tone to help exemplify the situation ahead. For example, Paine states in the first sentence that “These... (more »)
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Bikes, Boots and the Common Understanding
Bikes, Boots and the Common Understanding Busy, busy, busy. I got things to do and places to be and my wheels help to assure me I get where I need to go on time. Ever since I came to college my bike has been my baby. It rules my life because... (more »)
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Our Future
Attacks on the U.S. Constitution are coming from all sides. The New York Times opened its op-ed page to several liberal professors of government: one calls our Constitution “imbecilic,” another claims it contains “archaic” and “evil... (more »)
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Ban Junk Food From Schools!
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Junk Food Should be Banned from Schools Ew... Do you know how many calories are in a single chocolate chip cookie? I bet most people have no clue. There are 170 calories in just one cookie, according to Dunkin Donut’s nutrition catalog. Whether... (more »)
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The Greatest American Novels and Why We Hate Them
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According to Read Faster Reading Statistics, more than 1/3 of adults will never read another book after high school. Walk around any American high school and chances are that complaints about the novels being read in English class will come... (more »)
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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
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The Homework Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study... (more »)
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MATH
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Math is a ladder. If all steps are followed then the ladder will ascent towards the stars. But if steps are skipped, then its victim plunges into an unforgiving sea of bewilderment and must embark upon the ladder once again. There is no way... (more »)
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It's Finally Here
Long summer days seem infinite as the months of June and July slowly creep along. Each day filled with free time to hang with friends, free students savor every moment. The bliss of no responsibilities, no places to be, and no homework to be done... (more »)
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Advice to the Fremd Student Body
Dear Fremd Students, As a student of William Fremd high school for about two and a half years, I would say that I am pretty well versed in the ways of the high school world. Sure enough, I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. And when I... (more »)
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A Library Our of control
A Library out of control Dear Fremd Library Staff, The rules that have been set for the Fremd High School media center have been too laid back and allow far too much freedom to the students. In my observations of the library I constantly see... (more »)
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Asymptotic Education This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
“We’re going to start this year with a review of fractions!” The fact that my sister is hearing that sentence in fifth grade is discouraging. Her class hasn’t even started utilizing variables, though my fourth-grade cousin in India is... (more »)
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Do Teachers Get Paid Enough?
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Many people make fun of teachers for several reasons, only one of which I will say here: they don’t make enough money. Is it a teacher’s job to get rich, or make tons of money? No, it’s not. It’s a teacher’s job to... (more »)
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The Cost of Prom This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Every high school junior and senior dreams of attending the prom – the glamour, the glitz, the dressing up, and the memories – but the prom is ­becoming more and more expensive. Is this four or five hours worth the cost? Tickets range from... (more »)
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More to love about an Ivy League
The freedom in America that gives everyone, no matter what background they come from, the opportunity of rising to success has been reinforced by tuition changes made by colleges, which have always been an ideal conduit to this success. In an... (more »)
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Testing, Testing This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Albert Einstein once said, “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” Even he saw the obvious fallacies in testing. The basic purpose of school is to equip us for success. That's what... (more »)
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