• St. Valentine: More than a Holiday
    By Luke Luedy Whether you were walking down the grocery aisle or listening to the radio going to work, some things may have been jumping out at you. A sudden fascination with the colors pink and red. An abundance of hearts. Cards at low prices. Chocolates galore. Evidently, one thing was clear: love was in
  • Life
    By Roman Guadarrama The soul is fatigued An indication of future revealed Where the good times go to die Promises made, responsibilities met Guess what comes next Reward leaves you perplexed The mind persists, the body fails You’re alone with all that ailes Take the pill, customer born, another headstone Get it together now rather
  • Can You See
    By Roman Guadarrama Can you see The imperfection that is me Ghost smashing in my mind Can you see the ill-timed Resigned heart Dead inside from the heart to the head Filled with dread Miss the signs misread Can you see the warning Drowning the accounting of life The knife cuts away the strife Can
  • Not Your Place
    By Roman Guadarrama Does this bother you? Hope it makes you feel Patience is virtue So that leaves you out Warp this dream cake It’s not your place The icing too sweet to taste Damage serenity Not your place Bold beyond your possible fates Indeed you spread like a disease Faster than hooker level fleas
  • Student Reflects on Full-time Work
    By Max Robinette, Associate Editor At the end of a creative nonfiction class in February, Professor Ed Stankowski pulled a newspaper out of his saddle bag. He opened it, folded it over, and held it up. In the classifieds, a large listing read: HIRING FULL-TIME REPORTER. “My wife gets this paper from work sometimes,” he