Category Archive: Nonfiction

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

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

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

Human Beings by Claudia Serino

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As human beings, we tend to associate ourselves with everything we see. When a young child stares at the cover of Vanity Fair, a model dripping in high fashion, they don’t see “art”,… Continue reading

A Tribute to Issy by Anastasia Momoth

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They would find us on the steps that led to the IT room. No one went there so it was always me and you. No, You and I. Our heads would be bent… Continue reading

Ready, Set, Blow! by Julia Margalit

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My fingers hovered over the keys as I sat down to write this article. Unsure how to conduct research on such a topic, I typed in “porn promotes male dominance”, hoping that scientific… Continue reading

Hedonist by Kitty Guo

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At sixteen years old, a sixth of my life is quite possibly already over, maybe even a fifth. Never again will I be absolutely absolved from responsibility, the way I was when I… Continue reading

Split by Jenna Bao

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The Dumpling Café was packed with Chinese people and Caucasians alike, so much so that it was almost impossible to move in the tiny entryway. That’s not surprising; it was a Saturday evening… Continue reading

A Letter to J.T. by Isabella Valdez

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J.T., We haven’t spoken in a while, not since I forgot your birthday this past May. I’m spending my summer in Boston, but you’re still in Illinois. I don’t know how to tell… Continue reading

My Teen Angst Has a Body Count by Vanessa Allen

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Imagine your average high school. You have your jocks, your nerds, your brutal, bully-type popular girls, and, of course, your attractive dark-haired biker kid who is more interested in murder than a healthy… Continue reading