September 27, 2020

Posts from "Christmas"

  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Listomania: Festivus Airing of the Grievances

    Not having chicken in the alumni salads Alumni closed on Sundays (we will not be silenced) The elevator being down in DiTrag for 3 weeks Late Thanksgiving When the app says that a washer is available but it’s not Seeing…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl,  I was hired to write a new Hallmark movie and am out of ideas. What clichés should I use? Merrily, Clueless at Christmas   Dear Clueless,  Forget the clichés. Doesn’t anyone ever wonder what happened to…

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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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  • Features | Nov.14, 2019

    Friartire: And We Thought Chicken Nugget Thursday Was the Best It Could Get

    by Young, Dumb, and Broke ’20 This weekend, the Class of 2020 gathered together to celebrate their past three years in Friartown for the annual Senior Ring Weekend. Due to budget cuts, the biggest event of the weekend, the Saturday…

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  • Features | Nov.14, 2019

    Listomania: Things that should be Yankee Candle scents

    Eaton Street Cafe Mozz Sticks Eau de Paul Rudd Nug day The Cowl fresh off the press Insomnia cookies Dunkin’ McPhail’s milkshakes (all of them in one candle with mix-ins) McDermott Nail polish remover Gasoline The smell of defeat Harry…

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  • Features | Nov.14, 2019

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, Help, my roommates think it’s too early to start decorating for Christmas, but I already put my tree up! Is my blow-up Santa too much? Sincerely, Stocking Stuffer   Dear Stocking Stuffer,  You’re merely temporarily relocating…

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