Life

Ice Cream

Ice Cream

By: Nikki Richards Sometimes you have to do things you don’t want to do, so that later you can do things you do want to…

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The Default Second Language

by: Christine Stoddard Why Spanish should never be the only option for ESL parent support, and why it is neither fair nor effective to give…

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La Hija Mixta in Spanish Class

by: Christine Stoddard A past burdened with deceit, because life is kinder to those with fairer a complexion… “Where did you learn to speak Spanish so well?”…

Prince

Control

by: HC Hsu Prince, his genius and the deliberate framing of his musical legacy… “I’ve never spoken about this before, but I was born epileptic. And…

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Whiskers Beyond the Pot

by: Melissa Hunter Gurney Power or empowerment? A youth removed from a world of love because of the blinding powers of those trained in the…

Bullshit

Bullshit

by: Heather Fawn The new American Dream, and the fallacy of “choice”… The year is 2016, and there is a new American Dream. While we…

A Woman

I Want To Be a Woman Not a Lady

by: Melissa Hunter Gurney A meditation about what life would be like if the “flow” coursed through your veins. If those around you said “yes” to…

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The Last Time

by: Sarah Fader The life-affirming pain of heartbreak. Sometimes the hurt is the only thing that’s real… As the car pulled up before me my…

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Of All Mistakes and Sins

by: Seth K. Bainbridge When life is bled dry by those demons that endure… Of all your mistakes and sins, all the truths within each one…