All posts tagged in divided

  • December 12, 2017By Anamíca Rahman

    “People enter your life and they exit just as easily. It’s not always so easy to the one who is left there, alone, wondering where they went wrong. These thoughts can leave a permanent mark on the person, often experiencing self-hating thoughts.”   Up until now,   I blamed myself for us being star-crossed I

  • November 1, 2017By Marie Isabela

    I did not wish for this. The carriage wheels push over dozens of pebbles, never giving me a chance to relax for just a moment. My eyes stare at the setting sun in the distance despite the brightness flickering different colors over my vision and blinding me. I blink them away and seal my eyelids.

  • September 8, 2017By Liss Castillo

    Chinese Artist, Ai Weiwei has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign together with the Public Art Fund to construct security-fence installations across New York City. The project titled “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors” involves more than 300 site-specific installations in locations including Central Park, Washington Square Park and others. Although these installations will vary in size

  • June 17, 2017By Rayan Ramadan

    Wonder Woman is a new superhero movie based off the DC Comics of the same name; with its recent release, it has received a lot of both praise and backlash from the public. The praise coming from the fact that it’s one of the few women superhero movies that is all about female empowerment. And the

  • May 30, 2017By Ariel Zedric

    20 minutes into our Calculus test and the kid behind me taps me on the shoulder. I know better than to think he’s flirting, he just wants help. “What’s the answer to number seven?” I want to tell him to figure it out himself. I want to explain to him that if he had paid

  • May 7, 2017By Jalen M. Brown

    I originally wrote this poem for a scholarship contest, but I figured that I should share this with the world. This is very timely and very relevant to what’s going on in America and to how people view the country—both inside and out. Some people see America as a nation of dreams, while others see

  • April 29, 2017By Jalen M. Brown

    On April 28, 2017, Dear White People began streaming on Netflix. This series, based off of the 2014 film with the same name, is about the blatant racism and microaggressions that black students at a predominately white institute are forced to face. This struggle comes to a boil when a group of white students host

  • April 13, 2017By Jalen M. Brown

    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas tells the story of sixteen-year-old Starr Carter—yes, she’s also convinced that she’s vaguely related to Jay-Z—who witnesses the tragic murder of her childhood friend at the hands of a police officer. It’s a tale that has been brought up in black culture for generations; do exactly what the

  • April 9, 2017By Hiba Argane

    My relationship with my alleged mother tongue Arabic has been everything from challenging and isolating to welcoming and loving, especially having English feel like home to me when in fact, sometimes it feels like it’s not mine to claim. So, after listening to Melissa’s poem, I wrote this in a frenzy at 3 am.    If

  • March 11, 2017By Liz-Maria Jose

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, you most likely experienced the release of Divide by Ed Sheeran. Continuing with his mathematical album titles, he managed to divide his fans as well as the public eye with his new work. With the two singles of this album being Castle On The Hill