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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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  • 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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  • Poetry | Nov.14, 2019

    Day and Night

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 It’s always darkest Before the dawn Darkness is still there Before it’s gone.  There’s always the hope Of a new day. But there’s still the wait While the night fades.  Good things are to come. There’s…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.14, 2019

    Splash

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 I hear it as I push away the last needled branch that stands between me and the open clearing. I’ve always been fascinated by frogs. When I was two years old, toddling around barefoot in my…

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  • Poetry | Nov.14, 2019

    It Slowly Slipped Away

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 She looked in the mirror and took a deep breath Today was the day her life would change She looked down at her newly polished nails as her heart drummed in her chest Time was going…

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