Most Recent Social Issues / Civics Articles

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Mayor This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Have you ever wondered what life in Milwaukee would be like without the joy of being able to participate in any county activity or sporting event? Well, if you elect me as your new mayor, I can promise that this field of interest will be... (more »)
Tomorrow's History Books This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Next time you go flipping through your history textbook, take note of a few things – notice the patterns, the way each chapter or time period is set up. Often the books are broken down by decades, usually including things like wars,... (more »)
Suicide
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Suicide is a problem that has affected many lives. It is popular amoung many teenagers for many different reasons. Some people are born mentally ill and others develop depression overtime. Suicide rates are seemingly on the rise because people... (more »)
If I Were Mayor Of My Town This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Every town has its flaws and imperfections, and people tend to complain about what they see as those flaws. My town, Greenwood, is a small dot on the map that no one ever gets excited over. Driving through you see old buildings that look they... (more »)
If I Were Mayor This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Being the mayor of Milwaukee County means I am the face of the city we live in and the leader of the citizens. If I were to win the election to become the mayor of Milwaukee County, I would improve the lives Milwaukeeans by addressing the three... (more »)
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Sitting in traffic due to orange barrels and detour signs is not the best way to start your day. If I were the Mayor of Milwaukee, I would make sure that your day does not start like that. As a mayor, I have to make sure that the county... (more »)
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A mayor holds many responsibilities. If you vote for me for mayor of Waukesha, I will assure that city edict and state laws are observed and enforced and that all city officers and employees perform their duties. I will serve as the policy... (more »)
Seventeen Years Old
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In Sara B.s' article, "Seventeen Years Old," she shares her experiences with harassment growing up. She includes multiple examples of things peers and other adults might say to excuse this kind of behavior. "My third grade... (more »)
Mayor Essay This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Greenwood is an unknown town. Hidden away on the map, shielded by larger towns; made up of Friday night football games, and churches around every corner. Sports are its favorite pastime; creativity is its worst enemy. If I were mayor I’d... (more »)
If I Were Mayor of My Town This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I am proud resident of Wilmington, California. Though it is not a city of its own, I treat it as though it is. It’s my city and it will always be my city. If i were given the opportunity to govern my city, I would gladly accept. I have... (more »)
Being Someone You're Not
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 As Marolyn Monroe once said,  "It's better to be hated for something you are than to be loved for something you're not".      Everyone wants to change who they are.Other people need to understand... (more »)
Animal Testing in the United States
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Every single day, animals are abused, burned, tortured, and killed at the expense of our basic human luxuries. A variety of dangerous lab tests are performed on animals to ensure the safety of humans, and many people have tried to stop its path... (more »)
A Generation Without a Love for Literature
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 It amazes me how one good piece of literature can make me forget about all of my troubles for a while but even more so how no one nowadays even bothers with reading a book, poem, or even a short story. I’m labeled as a nerd or weird for... (more »)
Bullying
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Such a small word but a word that holds immense power over someone who's forced to endure the pain by a person apparantly more powerful and confident than themself,but is this really the truth? Is your bully really that strong? Is he/she really... (more »)
Are Electronics Good for Children?
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Children love their ability to use electronics, however how is this technology affecting them? Children are developing the sense of electronics as their toys. The next thing we know, a four year old is going to be asking for an iphone from... (more »)
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The Negative Impact Technology has on Children
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Everyone loves technology, and how we use it to make our lives easier every day. However, I argue that kids and teenagers are negatively impacted by the technology we use today. New technology such as phones, tablets, and computers, have... (more »)
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