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60 Free Essays on Teenagers Today

  1. Teenagers and Drugs

    Effects of Drugs on Adolecents Drug use is the increasing problem among teenagers in colleges today. Most drug use begins in the preteen and teenage years, these years most crucial in the maturation process. During these years adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self

  2. Teenagers, Drugs , and Peer Pressure

    Teenagers, Drugs , and Peer Pressure Drug use is an increasing problem among teenagers in today's high schools. Most drug use begins in the teenage years, these years are the most crucial in the maturing process. During these years adolescents are faced with the difficult tasks of discovering t

  3. What Is on the Minds of America's Youth Today?

    "What is on the minds of America's youth today?" was the prompt for an essay contest. The top of the page hosted two images; one of the youth of 1968 protesting racism, and one of teenagers on Spring Break in 2004. The magazine claimed that 30 years ago, young people were so focused on sit-ins, prot

  4. Education of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    Going to school and getting and education is something that many teenagers today take for granted. We complain about doing class work and barely want to take the time to study at home. School would probably be much more important to teenagers if they were not able to get an education. If you can i

  5. “the Psychological and Physical Aspects of Drug Abuse in Today’s Adolescence”

    “The Psychological And Physical Aspects Of Drug Abuse In Today’s Adolescence” “The psychological and physical aspects of drug abuse in today’s adolescence” Unfortunately the abuse of illegal drugs is not uncommon in today’s adolescent communities. Many teenagers today use illicit dr

  6. Child Abuse: Saddest and Most Tragic Problem Today

    Child Abuse: Saddest and Most Tragic Problem Today Child abuse is one of the saddest and most tragic problems in America today. Each year an estimated one to two million American children are being beaten, neglected, or sexually abused by their parents or guardians. Infants only a few d

  7. Growing Up as Teenagers

    Am I Blue, is a one-act play written by a southern woman playwright, Beth Henley. At the age of twenty, Henley wrote this first play; and it may also have been a play that reflected her passage to adulthood. As a play written for her love, Stuart White, this is a comical, yet very serious play becau

  8. Racism Today in the United States

    Racism Today in the United States After living in a place like Bend Oregon for 18 years I haven’t ever noticed a difference between blacks and whites. Bend has been said to be “one of the whitest places to live”, yet I never viewed a city by its race. Being racist to me meant that it was the

  9. The Cause of Crime Today

    The world is not the way it was. At one time people could sleep with their windows up and doors unlocked. In today's society people have to lock their doors and close their windows. Crime is at an ultimate high, and the world is slowly falling apart. This is not the work of the older generations

  10. Girls as Juvenile Delinquents2

    Female involvement in the juvenile justice system continues to rise at the same time that male juvenile involvement declines. One in four juvenile arrests in 1996 was of a female, with violent crime arrests increasing 25 percent between 1992 and 1996. Overall, increases in arrests between 1992 an

  11. In Some Countries, Teenagers Have Jobs While They Are Students. Do You Think This Is a Good Idea?

    In some countries, teenagers have jobs while they are students. Do you think this is a good idea? In the modern society, it is very common to see teenagers working everywhere in the city. Whether they are doing the paper route or working voluntarily at the library, they are preparing for their f

  12. Fahrenheit 451 2

    The society is going to become a mindless mass of zombies. This is the message in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. The story was written almost fifty years ago but the setting for the book is supposed to be in the future which, if the readers think about it, now corresponds to present day. The bo

  13. Woman Today

    Today American women can never be too thin or too pretty. In most cases thin associates with beauty, so the present ideal is a thin, fit, healthy young woman. In magazines complied with models and advertisements, billboards on the highway, and actresses on TV, the message of what women should look l

  14. Let Teenagers Try Adulthood

    "Let Teenagers Try Adulthood" Leon Botstein explains in his essay "Let Teenagers Try Adulthood", about how high school is run by the jocks, and how the community only supports the high school when the "varsity team" succeeds. Botstien talks about how the "...rules of high school turn out not to be

  15. A Major Problem That Teenagers Come Across

    Teenagers are surrounded daily by different issues and problems. Some know how to deal with them; others create bigger problems for themselves. A problem that a teenager could come across can vary in its extremity. A major problem, that forms from other problems, is drug and alcohol abuse/use. D

  16. Decreasing Morals in Television

    I walked into my living room, plopped down on the couch and picked up my television remote. When I turned on the television I arrived just in time to witness a man being violently shot in the head as a product of a drive by shooting. To my dissatisfaction, I quickly changed the channel to the sup

  17. The Media and Its Role Today

    1.0 The Media and its Role Today The media has always been playing the main role in providing information to us. Whether it covers on education, information or entertainment, gaining the latest news on these topics has been made easier nowadays with the help of the media. There are a number of t

  18. Smoking: Depicting the True Intelligence of the World Today

    Smoking: Depicting the True Intelligence of the World Today Many are perplexed at the absurd sight of a man, woman, or even adolescent, smoking. Trying to find reasonable rationale can be mind-boggling for non-smokers, and it very well should be. What plausible explanation do they have for putti

  19. Just Today

    Since the days of Columbus, immigration has been a problem for the United States of America. If it was not for somebody finding this country and stepping onto this land, this country of America would not be what it is today. Immigration was a good thing back in those times. From day one this countr

  20. The Presentation of Women in Thrillers in the 1930s and Today a Comparison on the Basis of Two Movies: the 39 Steps & the Bourne Identity

    Content Page 1. Introduction 3 2. The two movies and The Bourne Identity 4 2.1 The 39 Steps 4 2.2 The Bourne Identity 4 2.3 Pamela and Marie 5 3. Comparison of selected scenes in The 39 Steps and The Bourne Identity 5 3

  21. Jake Reinvented in Today’s Life

    Many writers nowadays incorporate ways of relating their books to the status quo of the lifestyles in which they currently live in. No exception to this exists in Gordon Korman’s Jake Reinvented, which depicts the story of a high school boy who brings himself, and his peers, into a mess of lie-dri

  22. Drug Abuse in Teenagers

    Drug Abuse in Teenagers Teenage drug abuse exists in the United States and worldwide. Drug abuse is costly to our society as a whole but is especially to our youth. One of the best ways to combat the drug use among teenagers is to begin prevention efforts before young teen start using drugs. In add

  23. Music Today: Entertainment or Influence to Murder?

    Music Today: Entertainment or Influence to Murder? Teen violence, murder, suicide; they seem to be becoming more and more rampant everyday. The media, as well as concerned, angry parents, look everywhere to find someone to blame for these tragedies. Their fingers are pointed in the direction of man

  24. Are Florence Nightingale's Nursing Theories Relevant Today

    References Funnell, R. Koutoukidis, G. Lawrence, K. 2007 “Tabbner’s Nursing Care 4E” Churchill Livingstone, Sydney Nightingale, Florence 1860 “Notes on Nursing” Harrison, London Potter, Patricia. Perry, Anne. 1994 Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing Second Edition Mosby

  25. Music and Teens Today

    Today music is a necessity in many people's lives. People listen to music all the time, from students who listen to it while studying, to adults driving to work, and those who listen to music to plainly enjoy life. Personally, I am listening to iTunes on random while writing this. My point is eve

  26. Gun Control 3

    The most dreadful event that could happen is a five-year-old boy getting shot in the head by his nine-year-old brother. The older brother found a gun under his parent's bed. He thought it was a toy gun, so he pointed it at his brother's head and pulled the trigger. Guns kept in the

  27. In the World Today

    In The World Today In the world today, there exist many kinds of economic systems. These range from traditional (production is done by using historical methods and tools) to command (supply and price are regulated by the government) to market (businesses and consumers decide what they want to produ

  28. Curfews on Teenagers

    I firmly believe that enacting a law making it illegal for teenagers to be out on the streets after 10 p.m. on weekdays or after midnight on weekends is a very intelligent notion. This curfew would help to keep teenagers out of trouble and away from the dangers of drugs and alcohol. It may also he

  29. Albert Cohen Approach Applied to Gangs and Drug Use in Teenagers

    Albert Cohen's thesis is that class based status frustration is the origin of subcultures. Crime culture existed in certain social groups and the individuals learned the value of the delinquent subculture through participation in gangs. Delinquent subcultures have values that are in opposition to th

  30. The Impact of Technology on Youth in Today’s Society

    In our never-ceasing quest for progression and expansion, it seems taken for granted that technological advancement is a positive phenomenon. Amidst the hysteria, however, lies the forgotten fact that the latest development is not necessarily what is best for society. We are encouraged to believe