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My name is Devon Kerr, and I am a 18-year-old who lives in Westchester County. I enjoy journalism, photography, drawing, painting, reading, and I am a writer at my school newspaper. I am on the Speech and Debate team at my school, and I keep up with current events and politics around the world. I usually enjoy writing about current events, but I also enjoy writing reviews of restaurants, movies and television. I hope you enjoy my Huffington Post blog!

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6 Apps to Make the Most Out of Your iPhone

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 11:49 AM

As much as I'd hate to admit it, I am pretty obsessed with my smartphone. Whether I'm listening to music during my commute, playing games while waiting for an appointment or checking social media, I regularly depend on my iPhone for entertainment. Besides the common apps like Facebook, 2048 and...

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Alternative Albums

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2014 | 9:14 AM

Whenever I think of the term "pop music," a few words come to mind: "overplayed," "autotune," and "somebody please change the station." Not to say that all pop music played on the radio is bad, some songs are in fact pretty good. The thing is, popular music stations always seem...

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Syria Explained for Teens

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 4:00 PM

A little a while ago, Vogue published an article entitled "A Rose in the Desert" profiling Syria's glamorous first-lady, Asma Al-Assad. Writer Joan Juliet Buck fawned over Asma's "energetic grace," "chic" style, and mission of "active citizenship." Sure, this profile was all well and good until, of course,...

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Top Six Video Games To Play This Summer

(19) Comments | Posted July 5, 2013 | 12:26 PM

Summer is finally here. The sun is out. The birds are chirping. There is no school. So clearly, the most logical thing to do is sit in a dark room and play some video games! At least, that's what video game fanatics such as myself will be doing. Now is...

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Why We Should Pay Attention to North Korea

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 1:20 PM

North Korea has a lot to learn about foreign diplomacy. For instance, according to a recent Washington Post exposé, the North Korean government ordered many of their ambassadors around the world to sell $300,000 worth of high-quality, state-manufactured meth on the streets! Because Breaking Bad is a great...

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Mali: A Crisis We Can't Ignore

(1) Comments | Posted March 2, 2013 | 1:49 PM

When first hearing about the recent international crisis in Mali, most people will ask, "Where's Mali?" Then they will follow that question up with, "How do you spell that? M-O-L-L-Y? M-A-L-Y? M-O-L-I?" As you can see, most people don't know too much about the African nation of Mali. However, in...

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It's Better on the Inside: 'Doctor Who' is the Greatest Cult Show for Teens

(5) Comments | Posted December 14, 2012 | 8:19 AM

When Christmas comes around, there are a couple of traditions that every family can participate in. Gathering around the fireplace, drinking egg nog, or if you're Jewish like me, grabbing some Chinese takeout. But recently, I've found a new holiday tradition: the "Doctor Who" Christmas Special.

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Why Teens Should Care About the Eurozone Crisis

(4) Comments | Posted December 12, 2011 | 8:24 AM

On October 26, two members of the Italian Parliament were caught fist fighting in the middle of a meeting over new Italian financial reforms. They grabbed each other around the throat, as other members grabbed the two brawlers, pulling them away from each other.

What is the true cause...

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The Comedian's Personality

(1) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 12:25 AM

Do you enjoy wit? Irony? Political satire? Here's how to find a funny TV show for your comedic makeup...

As I've told my friends many times before, "The only TV shows I watch are comedies." My reasoning behind this is that:

1. I like to laugh, and ......

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