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The F-Word in Mainstream Media This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Feminist: the person who believes in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.” Yes, I just quoted Beyoncé. Could you come up with stronger support? You’ve heard this too many times:... (more »)
Rape. Who's responsible?
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Disclaimer. This article may be triggering to people who are triggered by multiple mentions of rape and sexual abuse. There will be no explicit detail mentioned, but better be safe than sorry. Thank you.    As a young female,... (more »)
The World's Most Worldly Princesses
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One of society's most riveting idols: the Disney princesses. From where they once started, they instilled the ideals of beauty and material wealth in the young, developing minds of girls, which obviously had quite the positive influence on... (more »)
We Are All Equal
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I believe that we are all equal. No matter the skin we own or the people we love or the things we believe in. In the end, we are all the same; we all love, we all believe, we all are. We possess the same fate, we live and we die, and even... (more »)
Lets Talk! Hey Siri
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Why do people go to out now days? What is the main reason for going out with your friends or family? Is it to eat (it should be) or just to keep our wifi  connection that we all rely on. Most couples, groups or families carry at least one... (more »)
The American Food Fight
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Have you ever heard or seen the letters GMC all together, all in caps, in all of their infamous or famous (depends on what side you’re arguing) glory? Have you ever seen what looks like housewives and single moms waving brightly colored... (more »)
A Low Sense of Achievement
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Hasn’t it ever astonished you how most physically challenged individuals accomplish so much than people who are physically capable? I often wondered how we couldn’t be like those who have chronic diseases. Not to be similar with their... (more »)
Poverty and Obesity in America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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What causes obesity in America? There are common misconceptions about obesity; many assume it is caused by choosing food that isn't healthy for you. While that might be one cause, poverty is also a large component to obesity in the United States.... (more »)
Don't Grow Up.
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Do you remember Kindergarten year, your teacher relentlessly trying to get you to take a nap and you insisting, above her urge, that you were not tired? Do you look back now with nostalgia and wish that you could curl up and take a much needed cat... (more »)
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"A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine...
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For this essay, I have chosen to write about the character “Beneatha Younger.” She is the eccentric, driven daughter of “Lena Younger” and taunting sister to “Walter Lee Younger.” As I researched the symbolism behind A Raisin in the... (more »)
Northdrige Earthquake 1994
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In 1994 as you may already know a tragedy occurred. Lots of families were injured, and there were much destruction. I myself was not yet alive to live this tragedy thankfully. You might have no idea what I’m talking about, but let me tell... (more »)
American Dream
As the world has changed throughout the years our lifes have been modernized. My aunts years were way different than the years we live in now, Not only that but over the past fifty years society has changed as well with technology a life. As... (more »)
A Child at War
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I watch my little brother play guns like it's nothing. Little does he know how serious it truely is. He pretends to be a soldier like it's just so easy. Through his eyes, it's fun, but through mine, it's scary. To see such youth already being... (more »)
The Luxoruis Dream
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I was exposed to my culture when I was born and I gladly embraced it with my tiny little baby arms. As I grew up, I dawned to hear more and more and even more, but sometimes even a little too much about my heritage and background from where I came... (more »)
Ignorance: Is It Bliss?
"World Peace.” The most stereotyped phrase pertaining to what a pageant girl wants most. If it wasn’t a pageant girl that popped into your head, it was most likely a diplomatic politician, and an unrealistic one at that. Now we have all... (more »)
Waiting in the Shadows
By , Highlands Ranch, CO
Everyone has an individual in their lives who refuses to communicate. No matter how many texts, emails, or calls they receive, responding to any of them seems to be a great hurdle to jump. To us, it doesn't seem too hard to look at your phone and... (more »)
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