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Think The Vampire Diaries Is Just Lowbrow TV? Your Loss

Think The Vampire Diaries is Just Lowbrow TV? Your Loss by Norah Vawter The Vampire Diaries, a so-called “teen soap” created by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, premiered in 2009 and is about to begin its seventh season on the CW. It … Continue reading

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High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race — Jazmyn Alexander

A note from Series Editor Sarah Marcus: Born from a powerful in-class discussion that we had about gender, race, and the role of masculinity in rape culture, “Be A Man/Be A Woman” poems are an analysis of gendered personal experience … Continue reading

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A Rereading of the “Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever”

A Rereading of the “Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever” by Anoosh Jorjorian This letter has been making the rounds on social media as fodder for mockery: I have an alternate reading: Dear family, We know we should be grateful … Continue reading

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