My Emo Farewell Speech (Goodbye Bitches)

Written by Jessica Schultz When I was a first year at Champlain, I idolized my friends who were seniors. They seemed so put-together and cool—they made music, ran Chiv, and seemed like they were never in a rush to do anything. They took me to comedy nights and concerts and made me feel cool as…

Steve Roggenbuck is an Asshole

Written by Jess Schultz TRIGGER WARNING: This article discusses sexual assault and abuse, which may be triggering topics for some. If your mental health could be affected by this topic, please read this at your own discretion. In 2015, during my first month of college, Steve Roggenbuck did a reading and gallery show at Champlain…

The Humble Basement Party

Written by Jessica Schultz Last weekend, I saw a guy cut a line of coke with his Juul and snort it off his iPhone. I almost missed it, because there was a music video from that Dr. Phil girl playing on the television—we are truly living in 2018, folks. And as I enter the last…

My Granddad is Literally Mater from Cars

In January 2006, my granddad, Buddy Smith, died. He ran a garage in a town so small that the P.O. boxes for all residents are tucked into one corner of the general store. My only solid memory of him was running up to his workshop and asking if I could have some of his sour…