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Lady Gaga, Don't Glamorize Bulimia
The pop star has gone too far
author image Lady Gaga has a performance artist throw up on her in the name of art at one of her concerts. The writer thinks it sent a bad message, making eating disorders look cool.

Last spring Lady Gaga had artist Millie Brown regurgitate on her during a concert in Austin, Texas. Brown is known for creating a new form of art—which I refer to as puke art... [more]

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Becoming a Team Player When the writer runs for class vice president, she learns how to accomplish goals as a group, something she’d never done before. In the process she masters the art of compromise. [more]
Change is On the Way YCteen interviews new Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina about issues ranging from overcrowded schools to the reinstatement of art and music programs. [more]
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Secret of the System Paige is continually bullied by classmates, but teachers and school administrators ignore her complaints. Finally, she switches schools. [more]
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I Stood Up to My Macho Dad	Mitzi and her father only interact when he orders her around. Feeling depressed, she speaks to a social worker. [more]
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Is College for Me? In her senior year, Breanna realizes that she needs to get her grades up if she wants to get into college. [more]
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Occupy the Classroom Julieta's passionate Spanish teacher inspires her to learn about Latin America and stand up against injustice.
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A Caring Teacher Helped Me Conquer Physics Neha was failing physics until her teacher went the extra mile to make her believe she could succeed. [more]
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Cheater to Tutor The author’s friends convince him to help them cheat, but he eventually realizes that’s not who he wants to be. [more]
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Perfectionista Playing the piano is an escape from the pressure Linda puts on herself to be a perfect student. When her self-criticism affects her music, she realizes she needs to ease up. [more]
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Can MOOCs Benefit HS Seniors? Jalil explores whether taking a MOOC, a massive open online course, might give him an advantage over other college applicants. [more]
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