November 22, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Nov.22, 2019

    Listomania: Conversation Topics to Avoid During Thanksgiving Dinner

    My 90-day fiancé The day I spent at a nudist colony My bank account or lack of one My tattoo of Dot  Which state my fake ID is from How my roommate’s drug dealer lives with us  The demon that…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.22, 2019

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, Last year I got crushed in a stampede on Black Friday, and I was in a coma until Christmas. How do I arm myself this year? Best, Blacked Out Friday   Dear BOF,  There’s this thing…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.21, 2019

    Going Cold Turkey

    by Lil Wit ’21   It’s that time of year again.  The leaves are falling, there’s pumpkin spice everywhere, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  For many students, that means a nice, relaxing weekend home is on the horizon. …

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Life at its Best

    by Connor Christuk ’21 – Creative Writing Contest Honorable Mention How important is a moment? It all depends on if it’s your last A moment among many is not much, For a moment can only be so fast. But if…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Bad Jokes and Celtics Talk

    by Kevin Clifford ’20 – Creative Writing Contest Winner “Hayward to Irving, that’s for three. Brown’s effort kept it alive temporarily, but Middleton gathers the miss.” Jack had dozed off during the game, so he decided to watch some of…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Private Considerations of Pronouns

    by Emma McLaughlin ’20 – Creative Writing Contest Winner Your stare menaces from across the bed as I strain, choking on my words, to answer your questions. In my silence, you make me feel disbanded, shapeless without a label. Some construction…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Timeless Treasure

    by Sarah Klema ’23 – Creative Writing Contest Winner Exposure to the elements has worn it thin. Now fragmented, forgotten, it fights to be rediscovered. Sulking at the bottom of the glassy rolling stream, a treasure lies in patient wait.…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    The Generation of Speaking out and the Spoken Word

    by Nicole Patano ’22 – I’m an advocate of nonviolence, so I don’t want to keep beating the dead horse. Because the more we hear, the less we feel, the same we act. And we forget to react and retract. It’s…

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  • Poetry | Nov.15, 2019

    Kaleidoscope Vision

    by Sam Ward ’21 How do we propel ourselves into the unknown? Without fear. Without doubt. How, without shaking in our skin at the thought of what could go wrong, or plucking heartstrings to play hopeful songs? How do we…

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  • Poetry | Nov.15, 2019

    On a Train

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Flashes whirling past, face pressed against the glass, eyes adjust to a moving landscape from a train. A glimpse at strange moments as we pass, waving adieu to the lonely buildings that remain.  Littered with flecks…

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