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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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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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My Three Favourite Live-Action Fairytales

My Three Favourite Live-Action Fairytales

1. The Princess Bride (1987) The first movie on my list is a true classic. The Princess Bride (1987) is about a woman who agrees to marry a king after losing her true-love, only for said true-love to pop back up just in time to start some drama before the wedding. The storyline contains love, betrayal, revenge, […]

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Fun Facts About the Real Hercules

Fun Facts About the Real Hercules

We all know Disney’s Hercules: the shy red-head with muscles of steel and a heart of gold. The real Hercules, however, was perhaps one of the least child-friendly figures in Greek mythology. As an avid watcher of  Hercules (1997)  (by avid I mean a couple of times a month) I was totally devastated when I […]

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Dome, There it Is

Dome, There it Is

I have spent a lot of time studying buildings lately, and I have recently come to the conclusion that domes are legitimately my favorite thing. There is something about the vastness of domes and the complicated mathematics involved with building them that just makes my little, nerdy heart ablaze. I have picked out three of […]

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Tierra Holmes: Master Artist

Tierra Holmes: Master Artist

It’s that time of year already! Submissions for the 2016-2017 issue of Sanskrit will close in just a few short hours. In honor of this year’s deadline, I have decided to construct a submission packet of my own. I have posted my work below for your viewing pleasure. I hope you enjoy!   My first […]

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View If You Dare.

View If You Dare.

  October is one of my favourite months, despite the fact that it marks the beginning of “Pumpkin Flavoured Everything” season. I love October partially because I finally think “Fall” when I look out of my window in the morning, but mostly because I know that Halloween is right around the corner. Stores begin putting out […]

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An Interview with Andy Dittrich

An Interview with Andy Dittrich

Originally from New York, Andy Dittrich moved with his family to North Carolina before entering high school. Andy will be graduating this May with a degree in History, English, and a concentration in Creative Writing. I sat down with Andy last week to talk to him about his writing and his short story, Cat Food. […]

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Lithography for Dummies

Lithography for Dummies

  Hello friends! A few weekends ago I had the opportunity to visit one of my best friends at her university and she taught me how to create a lithograph. It looks complicated but the method my friend used is actually easier use than you might think, and today I’ll be sharing the steps with […]

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So Long by Zara Laghari

So Long by Zara Laghari

For some insight into Zara’s inspiration and writing journey, check out her interview here! So Long by Zara Scorched me with your heat Yet before always so cold and cruel Though I surrendered every June in defeat I’d much rather have been in school All of a sudden you changed your wicked ways You made […]

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