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Blackness’ Biggest Fans

Blackness’ Biggest Fans

My relationship with my blackness is complicated to say the least. I’m a black boy who spends the majority of his life in spaces where I am one of the only black people in the room, including my dorm room, so I’m constantly looking for things that make me feel more comfortable in my skin. […]

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Eclipse

Eclipse

She hatched from the moon with skin cracked like craters. She danced with dust. He emerged from the sun. Flames dripped from his skin. He fell to his knees. Crawled and brought his head up. He felt pain. He longed for her presence. She ascended. Twirled and twisted her way to him. He remembered how […]

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Bon Appétit

Bon Appétit

“Maya” traversed around the kitchen with expert skill, baked potatoes in the oven, a pot of rice boiling on the stove. She glided across the kitchen, twirling between the stove, the counter, and the kitchen sink, simultaneously cooking, cleaning, and prepping food. She stared straight ahead as she moved, the only thing on her mind: the steps she needed to […]

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Misunderstood Siddhartha

Misunderstood Siddhartha

There is something sexy about having heated conversation about a book. That is until someone starts shitting on my favorite book. Then it’s all over. It’s ironic because my favorite book is about peace and harmony, so it is hard to preach the sanctity of the inner mind while throwing punches at someone’s throat. Siddhartha […]

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The Story of Red and Blue

The Story of Red and Blue

I don’t think it’s an overstatement anymore to say that there are thousand of educational Youtube channels. Crash Course and Khan Academy lead the category, but tons of people upload new content trying to teach random strangers anything from geopolitics to physics to linguistics. Frankly, it’s hard to think of topics you can’t just learn […]

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DBS Broly Movie Review

DBS Broly Movie Review

It has been 25 years since the debut of the original Dragon Ball Z movie that featured the character Broly. Since then, Broly has been a fan favorite character, and continued to have two more movies after that. Dragon Ball as a whole has been more popular than it has ever been in history. With […]

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!BEWARE!: The Androgynous Woman

!BEWARE!: The Androgynous Woman

Beware the androgynous woman! Her fluidity is unnatural, her deviance uncommon. She is unreadable, and therefore unpredictable. She is a danger And yet, you cannot look away. The mystery of what hides between, The soft flesh of her thighs, Draws you in like a moth to flame. What she slips between her lips is a […]

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Santa Claus: the True Story

Santa Claus: the True Story

Ever since an old, obese man who doesn’t listen when his doctor says, “no more sugar” showed up in Coca-cola commercial around the 1920s, the questions about a certain jolly, white-bearded man has risen time after time, and like Tommy Wiseau, no real answer ever seems to make enough sense. Until now. This is Cornelia Extrapolapagus, […]

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(R)EVOLUTION: The 2016 Girls Write Now Anthology

(R)EVOLUTION: The 2016 Girls Write Now Anthology

One of the classes that I have thoroughly enjoyed taking this semester has been Girl Culture. In this class, we examine the various narratives that different types of girls, such as Black, Latina, Muslim, LGBTQ, Trans, Undocumented etc., want to create for themselves. We read a series of poems from the Girls Write Now Anthology […]

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Castlevania Review

Castlevania Review

Retro gamers, do you remember the hardships and all of the difficulty that came with playing Nintendo’s vampire-slaying game series? Castlevania was a groundbreaking video for its time, people were blown away by the stylistic choices and the incredible soundtrack. The Castlevania Franchise continues for years to come, being adapted into a Netflix Original TV […]

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