Category: Portfolio

Love and Inclement Nights

The city lights melt onto the concrete— dripping from sluggish raindrops, descending from the hazy midnight sky Four rushing tires smear the fluorescent light across the surface of her favorite city street, blending the three mediums together until one is indistinguishable from another In a slow and steady rhythm, her suede heels click against the […]

Meg Brodeur '24

Charles Darwin

“The loss of these tastes [for poetry and music] is a loss of happiness, and may possibly be injurious to the intellect, and more probably to the moral character, by enfeebling the emotional part of our nature”  A boy in my class recently passed away. We sat next to each other in English class last […]

Holli Hay ’27

Girls’ Bathroom

Content Warning: This piece discusses assault and physical violence. If this is a topic you are uncomfortable with, please avoid reading. She had this intense presence about her. Like one day, she might just pin you against a wall, knife to your throat, just to hear you beg her for mercy. Elaine had always had […]

Zeibeth Martinez '24

Tiffany and Earl: Struggling Stylist

Tiff + Earl: As we hit week four of classes, I find myself debating whether to go all-out and wear cute outfits to my 8:30 or to show up in the pj’s that I wore to bed the night before. What’s the “dress code” for an 8:30 at PC? I think I’m running out of […]

The Cowl Editor

Listomania: PC Darty Themes

The Cowl Editor

Old Friend

Twigs crack beneath my feet as I shuffle down the slope. The afternoon sunlight makes the leaves glisten above my head. Songbirds chirp and squirrels chitter. The scent of crisp, fresh air fills my nostrils as a cool, spring breeze descends across the woods. Up ahead, old Bowman babbles and burbles. It’s been years since […]

Claire Crowther ’27

Huxley: The Friar Kitty

The peaceful night of Sept. 13 seemed to many like any other evening in Friartown. However, a visitor lurking in the shadows of campus brought excitement to all. A stray cat wandered around campus, reportedly following people back to their dorms and repeatedly meowing outside the entrances to be let in. News rapidly spread about […]

Holli Hay ’27