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Pictures Worth A Thousand Words

  Earlier this week I was on my way to class and I ran into a woman I had never met before, but eventually I became grateful I did. She asked if it would be okay to snap a photo of me and my friend because she thought we looked fierce. Although it was a […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month & Literature

Hispanic Heritage Month & Literature

As I was growing up, I consistently read stories that highlighted the many experiences Latinos and Hispanics went through within the United States. In fifth grade, I read a book called Esperanza Rising. This story detailed the experiences of a young girl who lived in Mexico but was forced to flee because of violence. Her […]

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“The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

“The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

I have just finished reading perhaps the greatest young adult novel ever written; at the very least, it is the greatest one my eyes and imagination have traversed. Even after completing the book, remembered waves crest in my mind’s eye, carrying a load heavier than the ships described in this novel. Flashes of banditry overtake […]

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The Process of Getting my First Tattoo

The Process of Getting my First Tattoo

Art comes in many forms and our generation has shown a growing appreciation for body art, namely tattoos. The phrase, “That’s going to be on your body forever,” is heard less and less and the stigma is held against people has become less about tattoos themselves and more about their content. I’ve always had an […]

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“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”: An Unlikely Hero

On September 13th, fans celebrated the memory of children’s author Roald Dahl on what would have been his 101st birthday. Leaving behind a vast legacy with texts like James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda, the world continues to commemorate Dahl with adaptions of these stories into films, operas and broadway performances. Many of Dahl’s […]

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Fallen by Andrew

Fallen by Andrew

Here’s an original prose piece I’ve written. I hope you enjoy!   Fallen The stars are beautiful during the scenic fall nights like the one on which I met her. I remember because I could see entire constellations twinkle when I stared into her eyes. I remember also the energy she seemed to share with […]

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Fall Semester Theater Roundup

Fall Semester Theater Roundup

Sanskrit Blog Readers, First off, an introduction. My name is Elissa Miller and I am a sophomore communications and political science double major. You may recognize my name as I spent last year volunteering with Sanskrit. This year I’ve been officially hired as a Copy Editor. I’m extremely excited to become more involved with this […]

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2016-2017 Staff Picks

2016-2017 Staff Picks

  We’re closing in on the end of the 2016-2017 school year, you guys! This year’s issue of Sanskrit was a roaring success, if I do say so myself. (And for those of you who stopped by the gallery last month, we actually did not hire that one guy to play the piano, but man […]

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I’d Rather Cry in a Mansion

I’d Rather Cry in a Mansion

According to an age old aphorism, money can’t buy happiness. Let’s imagine for an instant that this is true: I’m guessing the majority of people would still rather cry in a mansion than out on the streets. Money may not guarantee happiness, but it does purchase security that allows for soul searching in a way […]

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Tierra’s Met Adventures

Tierra’s Met Adventures

I recently got to paint the streets of New York City red as I explored the city on foot (and by Uber) last week. One of my last stops was the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Fifth Avenue, which is honestly my dream location in terms of where I would like to work in America after […]

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