My Emergence

By Lee Metaxa Rozenfeld Emerge, according to the Merriam-webster dictionary, is a term defined as “to become manifest” or “to come into being.” This term resonates with me in oh so many ways, and has been especially prevalent in my life over […]

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Quarantine Joy

by Emmy Belcher When quarantine first began there was a sort of excitement about it, at least for me. It was announced that classes were to be online for just two weeks, and my best friend and I decided to go to […]

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Swimming in a Sea of Red

by Madison August  In a way, I always fantasized about my senior year of college. The meetings, auditions, agents and connections all come into fruition after years of training. Getting signed by that perfect agency and securing that gateway into the career […]

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Remembering Duality

by Kylie Brown In fifty years, when we’re all looking back on 2020, everyone will have their own story.  When my peers are telling their grandkids about quarantine,  When scientists and researchers have accomplished far more than a virus vaccine, When this […]

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The Argument Against Five-Year-One-Line-a-Day-Doomsday-Journals

By Pearl Emerson Summer 2020 was awful, no doubt. Depending on where you lived in the United States, you were either locked down, or you worked so that the economy didn’t collapse. Because it was our job to work so that people […]

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A Collection of Entries

by Nicholas Frank This year has been a crash course in all things destructive. As much as I want to be a force for good in a world that fuels hatred, it’s not possible when I ignite that fuel and burn myself […]

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A Buffalo Plaid Chrysalis

by Gina Mingoia Eight-year-old me was incredibly concerned with the mental health of caterpillars. In third grade, we did a unit on monarch butterflies. We were each assigned our own caterpillar to observe as it grew into a butterfly, but as I […]

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Womanhood, Identity, and Transnational Feminism: A Discussion with Dr. Jeong-eun Rhee

By Paola Guzman Jeong-eun Rhee, Ph.D., is a professor, writer, daughter, mother, wife and a woman. At 23-years-old, Rhee migrated from Korea to the United States to pursue her master’s degree in Education Psychology from West Virginia University, later earning a Ph.D. […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is Trying. You’re not.

By Catalina Benavides Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, or better known by the nickname given to her by mainstream media,  AOC, is the youngest woman, at 28 years old, to win a seat as a congresswoman representing New York’s 14th congressional district. She is […]

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Cultural and Gender Expectations: Detouring the Narrow Path

By Sadiyah Tariq From the day we are born, our parents and all the media we consume distinguishes the divide between what is meant for girls, and what is meant for boys. Growing up in a Pakistani and Muslim household, with very […]

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