Category: Staff Perspectives

The Elusive

Written by Amy Behrens   There are many things in life that seem to escape me in one way or another. Sleep, the most elusive of them all, flees from me tonight. This seems to be nothing out of the ordinary as it happens almost every night.    My children are tucked away in their dreams, the house is clean, my… Read more →

Wynonna Earp: Building Communities

Written by Michaela McCready   I’ve never felt compelled to be a committed fan to anything until I started watching the TV series, Wynonna Earp. I started watching the show after finding myself heartbroken and in the middle of an identity crisis. Coming out as queer is never easy; doing so right before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in… Read more →

Jade’s Sacrifice

Written by Queen Spurlock   This wasn’t how I expected my life, especially tonight, to play out- it definitely wasn’t the life I wanted.  Sitting in the chilly, well-lit airport, scattered feet and wheels dragged along the spotted gray concrete floors. The rhythmic clatter encompassed me. Worry and melancholy washed over me as I felt a small kick. I rubbed… Read more →

In Memory of Those Who Chose the Sea

Written by Ashley Parks   Today I extend my respect and all honor to Those Who Chose the Sea. Those who would not part with the Motherland Those determined to be free. They refused to be taken into bondage They knew their God-given right To live among their own, untouched and unbothered They would succumb to no greater might Than… Read more →

The Movies that Disney SHOULD be Adapting

Written by Theron Abell   Recently, Disney has seemed to have a penchant for adapting their old animated movies into live-action remakes. They may have been doing this purely to make more money, or to make it look like buying Marvel and Star Wars aren’t the only things that they can do inconsequentially. The problem with the way that Disney… Read more →

Silent Stone Manor

Written by Anna Wilcox   One by one, we had been picked off by the horrors that lay beneath the sullen city. Each victim, lured by an invitation to dine in the Manor of Silent Stone. An estranged mansion, laying within the foreboding parts of the city. Of course, we had each assumed we had been summoned for our prestigious… Read more →

Senior (Sadness) Season

Written by Chip Fankhauser   Hello, readers. If you don’t know me, my name is Chip Fankhauser, and I’m a senior with a double degree track with a BS in Mathematics and a BA in Writing. Sounds fancy, right? You might think that, with a degree plan like that (or, like, any degree plan at all), I have my whole… Read more →