January 27, 2020

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Jan.16, 2020

    It Wasn’t a Dream

      The following piece includes a discussion of sexual assault and the subsquent mental and emotional impact it may have on survivors. Discretion is advised.  by Connor Zimmerman ’20 I stand there in the corner absorbing everything around me. The…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    It’s a Wonderful Night

    by Erin Venuti ’20 Her last Christmas season here. The first one was exciting. Although they’d had an entire Thanksgiving break to get ready, it seemed that the campus had transformed itself overnight. Each day, Kate discovered something new—another Christmas…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    How I Found Your Christmas Gift

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 I found myself shopping for you in Barnes and Noble, of all places. I never realized a bookstore could be such a shit show, but hey, I guess it’s Christmas Eve. I’ve never been much of…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Snowed in for the Holidays

    by Sam Pellman ’20 “I’ll never make it home!” she sighed. The schedule just changed from a two-hour delay to now four. The snow was falling hard at home. She looked at the TVs where the runways in NY were…

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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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  • 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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  • Portfolio | Nov.08, 2019

    Fireside

    by Daniel Carrero ’23 Camp was at its end, and they celebrated. Bright smiling teeth illuminated what the absent moonlight couldn’t. Music played and people danced, arms and hips mirrored in swinging shadows. The pitch blackness of the woods was…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.08, 2019

    The End of the Jetty

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23   When I step onto the final rock, I turn back to look at the coastline. The harbor is lined with white boats, nestled like piano keys against the rocky shore. From there, the water extends—past…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.07, 2019

    Candy Heart Warnings

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21   It’s another late night at the office, which has become typical for almost the whole month. We’re behind on reports, and Frank keeps asking me to stay and work on them, so I have. I…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.07, 2019

    Frederick the Fearful

      by Gabriela Baron ’20   Frederick the fearful ladybug never learned how to fly. Even his younger sister, Petunia, had mastered the skill. Frederick was among the very few ladybugs that never seemed to mind staying on land. “C’mon,…

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