Monthly Archive: August, 2015

Cannabis: The Ultimate Misconception by Gregorio Osha

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Here in America we love hard workers. They are what our country is based on, from our founding fathers, to the men and women who have built this country to the superpower it… Continue reading

Tropical Trouble by Chris Nichols

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The heat is oppressive, soaking the citizens in mops of sweat. Water is scarce and the poetry runs dry. Dehydration sets in. Lack of water will do funny things to a man, make… Continue reading

Excerpt from Harbour 2 by Lacey Li

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In those days, Lucien regarded Abigail as a Mona-Lisa kind of character, locked inside her portrait with a smile that shifted with the lighting, now glad, now sad, yet always inaccessible.  The picture… Continue reading

Remembrance and Regret by Horace Wang

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He knew that he would be lining up on the day the product debuted ever since he saw the ad in the papers. What he did not know was how many people had… Continue reading

America: That Bold and Beautiful Girl…Through the World’s eyes By Anastasia Momoh

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In a courthouse down the street of Falah sat the Judge, the Jury and the common people. Stiff in their seats, faces grim as they waited for their suspect to arrive. How could… Continue reading

The Lenient Nightmare by Ivan (Guancheng Qiu)

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“…you hear me?” “I’m, I’m sorry?” I fiercely pulled back my falling head and avoided the coma threatening to envelop me. A sigh, and then words which I endeavored to comprehend. “I said,… Continue reading

Review of Nightcrawler by Brent Leibowitz

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There is just something about charismatic sociopaths that Hollywood loves. Nightcrawler, released October 31st 2014, offers the newest member to that group in the form of Louis “Lou” Bloom. Chillingly portrayed by Jake… Continue reading

The Third Smartest Man by Jenna Bao

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Apparently, my great-great grandfather was the third smartest man in the Qing Dynasty (1644- 1912). That’s fine and swell, bringing honor, wealth, and all those good things. But I like to think about the great… Continue reading

Beauty: Mind or Media? by Jen Leather

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She stares at her reflection in the mirror, naked. Slowly, she traces her curves with the tips of her fingers, a chill heading up her spine. Her eyes follow her hand down her… Continue reading

Ghost Dreams by Vanessa Allen

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“Do ghosts dream, uncle Jeff?” He sat on the bed next to her, wrapping an arm around her. It warmed Jude like an angel’s wing filled with sunbeams. It was then that she… Continue reading