Archive for 2018

  • January 2, 2018By Dorothy Walker

    This is a poem about a girl that has been raped at a bar that her father took her to. Her mother had a plan for her daughter; she followed this plan until one part of it fell through, and her life came crashing down. This poem was written to raise awareness for rape and

  • January 2, 2018By Skyler Heitz

    This poem was influenced by the ever coming and going people in my life. In my experience, it is as if souls come and go through a revolving door, leaving whenever they please. This takes a heavy toll on my heart; however, I have to remind myself that the higher power will place people in

  • January 2, 2018By Rute Pereira

    TRIGGER WARNING: SUICIDE MENTIONED I assume that by now, we all know that Team 10 was all over the internet this past year with their gigantic house and their drama-full lives. The group came into the spotlight when their first drama emerged after Jake Paul kicked his ex-girlfriend, Alissa Violet, out of the house in

  • January 2, 2018By Tatiana Brown

    The Star Wars franchise has become a worldwide phenomenon in pop culture ever since the first film was released in 1977. What started as three successful movies, Episodes IV through VI, turned into the second-highest grossing film series of all time. Star Wars spinoffs such as Rogue One (2016) and Solo: A Star Wars Story

  • January 2, 2018By Hannah Jeffrey

    Troye Sivan’s debut album Blue Neighbourhood was certainly something special. The rawness and depth in each of his songs made it an incredibly personal record — creating a mixture of the nostalgic and the bittersweet that can only be done justice by giving it your full attention. Listeners very much valued this album — which

  • January 2, 2018By Maisy Diaz

    Trigger warning: this article mentions death and suicide. On December 31st, Logan Paul uploaded a vlog titled ‘We found a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest…” Logan Paul is a YouTuber with over fifteen million subscribers. A number of these subscribers are children as young as eight years old. Aokigahara is a national forest

  • January 1, 2018By Niamh Parr

    This is a poem about some of my various experiences throughout 2017 and how they differ compared to where I am at the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. The poem shows how one can grow over the course of a year, as well as how I have done so in regards to

  • January 1, 2018By Farah Hatem

    This poem is about Jerusalem and the way the events occurring there could relate to my personal life or my loved ones’ over the last ten years and the way Arabs react to all the news I remember hearing about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for the first time. I remember being completely shocked, thinking “aren’t those

  • January 1, 2018By naomi.gatehouse

    This poem is inspired by my feelings towards social standards. I feel like this poem represents my feelings well. I wrote this to depict how social standards are affecting young people. There is a lighter that sits on my desk It just sits there and I cry Thoughts run through my head I’m supposed to

  • January 1, 2018By Moyo Kadri

    Disclaimer: this article will feature spoilers. (You can find the trailer for the film below and quotes are taken directly from ‘Call Me By Your Name’ by André Aciman) “We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and