Category Archives: Essays

Listen to Dylan Farrow

Listen to Dylan Farrow by Stephanie Goehring You’re in college. It’s been a really good night of getting stoned with a group of your best friends you’ve known for years. You’ve shared meals, road trips, heartbreaks, concerts, victories. Tonight you’ve … Continue reading

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Hell Yes, I’m Intolerant

Hell Yes, I’m Intolerant By Joanna Schroeder The other day on Facebook a friend of mine shared his thoughts on the Coca Cola ad set to the song “America the Beautiful.” My friend’s status said, “If this bothered you… I don’t even know … Continue reading

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When Your Student Dies During the Semester

Morning Glories Sensing Noon Or: When Your Student Dies During the Semester By Angie Mazakis Before class, already you know that you are going to teach how the complications of humor and death in this story—the writer’s careful balance of … Continue reading

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Three Ways I Was Beaten

Three Ways I Was Beaten by Ariella Yendler I. It’s a really weird story. I was beaten. Not like—well yes, like beaten. With a tire iron. I KNOW, RIGHT. I knew him, the guy who beat me. It wasn’t just … Continue reading

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