Archive for the ‘Magazine’ Category

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Edward Willshire

Spider-Man’s got two dates to the prom – can he swing it? Homecoming: a night of romance for some, but a night of sweaty and awkward dancing in a cramped gym for most. The pressure of getting a date and dressing up for the very first time can really get to you. Doesn’t matter if […]

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Simon Eats Garfunkel

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Will Cohan

The famed duo faces its final breakup Shocking news has unfolded for music fans around the nation. In a freak occurrence, Art Garfunkel was reportedly eaten alive by his former music partner, Paul Simon. In his defense, Simon claimed that he thought Garfunkel was a salad, stating, “I didn’t think anything of it at the […]

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The Precise Way To Withstand College

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Samantha Brodsky

i. Do not fall in love thinking you’ll float. Ready your limbs to drown in its fickle waters. Perhaps stuff your pockets with rocks so you’ll hit bottom faster — the sooner you break, the sooner you’ll resurface to heal. ii. But do fall in love. Do it once. Twice. Seven times even. Do it […]

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Lightness

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

The other day I saw someone flying down the hallway. He stretched his arms out in front of me, fingertip to fingertip with muscles furled and it was as if the air moved to meet him. Even as I walked behind, I imagined I could see his eyes lifting towards the ceiling and this wonderful […]

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I Learned This the Hard Way

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Rae Harris

i. How to forget—how to bury nights so deep in your bones that even you yourself question if they really existed at all. Like those drunken dreams that almost feel real in the morning. Sometimes you wish they were. There are things I want to forget and things I want to remember, but you are […]

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#donaldgloverforspiderman

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Hakeem Anthony

we need those fictional heroes of negroes we go to animation & tv shows to build our egos lookin for black people whose blood aint gettin sucked by mosquitos or cut by pigs in sheep clothes we need those negroids or at least other people of color that live under the ultraviolet covers that burn […]

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Home

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Kimberly Caceci

The place where one lives, where the heart is. Why would I call that place home when for eighteen years it was everything but? Home is the bearer of bad news — where it tells you that we can no longer be a family. The paint chips and the cracks spread no matter what color […]

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Sundress and Overalls

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Megan Banning

Sundress and Overalls make their way down the dirt path, hand in hand. The lush green trees surround them and the sun peeks through their leaves, whispering hello. Sundress carries a bottle of white wine and Overalls holds tight to a beach blanket. The two emerge into an open field. The light beats down hot. […]

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I don’t have a title for this

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Julia Tricolla

When I was a little girl I often found myself sprinting to the beach moments before the sun set behind the Verrazano bridge. My chest rose and fell with each breath of the salty sea air and my breathless pants grew louder in fear that I would miss the setting sun. If I had known […]

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To Be (Or Not To Be) A Citizen

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Isabella Grullon

The mechanics of the American immigration system Mauricio Rosa walked, hitch-hiked and swam to the United States to escape the violence of the El Salvadoran civil war in the 1980s. He was just a teenager when he and his wife decided to make the month-long journey on foot to find asylum in the U.S. Rosa, […]

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