April Fools Day!

By: Shawaf Naeem April 1st: the day when we can freely prank our friends and relatives without suffering any (or mostly any) consequences. The origin of April fools day is in 1582 when France decided to switch to the Gregorian calendar from the Julian calendar which started from the first of April. Those who failedContinue reading “April Fools Day!”

My Reflection in the Mirror: Short Story

By: Ariane Dushime I used to look through the window everyday admiring the passersby’s relationships. Those faces remind me of the beautiful warm feelings I lost the day I saw my father take his last breath. My heart breaks as I look at other people make memories that I will never make again. My lifeContinue reading “My Reflection in the Mirror: Short Story”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 11

By: Althea Ocomen and Melanie Jalbert It’s almost the new year, and that means new beginnings for many. This new year let’s try a new approach; instead of remembering what we left behind in 2020, let’s look at what the new year holds for us. It may be a wedding or a new book, butContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 11”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 10-Smile

By: Angelica Rainge During this pandemic, it may be hard to see the rainbow in everyday life. Despite this shake up of events, there are still some things to smile about. Here are a few : Another day of lifeSomeone loves youA good hair dayFresh sheetsMaking someone else smileFinding matching socksFinding a good dealThe rewardsContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 10-Smile”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 7-Activities

We have reached the final days of 2020. Many festivities have passed, while some are just starting. Leftovers are running low but still very appreciated after a long day. Regardless, there is one gift most people fail to acknowledge: time. Between shifts, after meals, even in the middle of the night there is time toContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 7-Activities”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 6

By: Rachel Howard The colorful lights, the wrapped presents, the excessive use of peppermint, and the holiday music that plays on repeat for a month or two. It all leads up to this: the actual holiday. Whether you celebrated the holidays earlier this month, later this month, or you’re celebrating today, we know these timesContinue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 6”

12 Days Until the New Year: Day 5-Places

By: Angelica Freyre we were always togetherwhether it was in the coffee shopor at the park in an impromptu photo-op.but then you left, left me wishing for a forever. desperate, angry, and lonely.how could you do this to me?i thought i could never forgive you; a denial spree.i feel myself losing it slowly. But then,Continue reading “12 Days Until the New Year: Day 5-Places”

A Monster: Spooky Story Contest Winner

By: Aaryan Kapoor Are monsters born or created? Do drops of blood pour forth from the devil’s wounds and splash onto the earth? Or are the seeds that were sowed in the soil rinsed with ash and sludge until the tree that blooms scatters spores of madness and despair? Do these spores spout monsters too?Continue reading “A Monster: Spooky Story Contest Winner”

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