Life Writing

Written By: Akilah Doty Art By: Izzy Dickey Recently I saw a tweet reading, “You have your whole life to be a minority sis, go to an HBCU.” I giggled to myself. I couldn’t help but get it. Despite the choices of my excited peers, I was looking into PWI’s (Predominantly White Institutions). When I…

Dear Positive Mindset: Get Off My Dick

Written by: Cat Butrick Art by: Alyssa Luongo I’m fucking tired of being positive. I’m tired of trying to find the silver lining of every situation. I’m definitely tired of being the rational and optimistic person in every argument. I want to be angry. I want to drop my ice cream cone after just buying…

The Mamba Mentality

Written by: Walter Hill Animation stills by Glen Keane- from the short film “Dear Basketball”, 2017 When I learned on January 26 that Kobe Bryant died, I was working. I mourned later that Sunday night, alone and silent on the basketball court. I mourned in the way Kobe the basketball great lived. The morning after he…

How A French Fry Gave Me PTSD

Written by: Eric Harvey Art by: Grace Monahan January 12, 2020, 2:40 PM–  “The Calm Before The Storm” I was sitting a thousand feet up in the air in a tight and compact tunnel surrounded by strangers all traveling to the same place as me, Burlington Vermont. I closed my eyes; this would be the…