Month: January 2014

A Few Helpful Suggestions: Classes For Next Year

A Few Helpful Suggestions: Classes For Next Year

You all know the drill by heart: one of the guidance counselors comes to your History class, hands you a sheet listing the courses you’re required to take, and- the rest? Your. Choice. That means: whatever electives fill your heart with the greatest joy! The […]

The Scream

The Scream

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST:  As an avid soccer fan, I regularly frequent  local D.C. United games down at the old Redskins Stadium in Washington D.C. These passionate and jubilant fans, dubbed the ’12th man’ of  Major League Soccer, always put on a show. I […]

How I Stayed Clean

How I Stayed Clean

My old room was a laundromat. I used to walk around, yelling, screaming, laughing, “I’m king of the cleanest place in the world.” And I thought to myself constantly: I’ll never be dirty. And you might think that it wasn’t a room, but it was, […]

A Creative Interpretation: “Bro Hugs”

A Creative Interpretation: “Bro Hugs”

A Creative Interpretation: “Bro Hugs” So, if you haven’t heard, apparently, there is now this new way to hug people. However, ladies, I’m afraid if you wish to participate, you’ll have to forego quite an extensive series of surgeries. Not kidding. If you have yet […]

After Viewing  Leonid Afremov’s “Misty Mood”

After Viewing Leonid Afremov’s “Misty Mood”

We’re walking down the path Lit by the globes above us That shine down upon the puddles we’ve jumped over. Our journey is blocked By the foggy film of mist and soft sprinkle of rain. I wish We didn’t need this umbrella, So that we […]

Fashion Files: BEST AND OVER IT OF 2013

Fashion Files: BEST AND OVER IT OF 2013

  BEST AND OVER IT OF 2013: sequel by savinmarley featuring a mint high low dress Every year there are new (and just plain wrong) fashion trends with which Americans seem to become obsessed; trends they will eventually over-do; trends that need to be burned and […]

Redacted Poetry: “My Precious”

Redacted Poetry: “My Precious”

He Gave her a string of pearls A monkey, A bottle of Sauterne, And a letter. She began to cry – She cried and cried. She saw it Coming to pieces like snow But she didn’t say another word. Samantha Sesum, ’15 ||  Intro to Creative Writing […]

Taco Tim VS. Caterpillar Carl

Taco Tim VS. Caterpillar Carl

Mariah Chenowith, ’14 || Design Co-Editor

On Photography: Ink In Water

On Photography: Ink In Water

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST – This was my second attempt at photographing ink in water.  I filled up a tank of water and placed different props inside.  I worked with different liquids (cold water, hot water, salt water, milk) to create different layers of colors. […]

Minute to Win it Interview: Guilty Pleasures

Minute to Win it Interview: Guilty Pleasures

Greetings, readers.  This is a segment wherein I interview one victim from our fun-loving Sequel class. My first victim wishes to remain anonymous, so I have decided to name him Marc Bolan (he’s a glam rock icon; google him). Yesterday, he kindly agreed to let […]

On Writing: Voice

On Writing: Voice

I was going to be a serious writer. When I was little, I would look at the shelves of classic books, heavy with words, and I would think to myself: wow. I imagined them all as tragedies, devoid of fun. The first time I read […]

Door Knobs

Door Knobs

Door Knobs You are in a room right now, and why? Because door knobs let you by They guide you everywhere Let them be your mentor Who needs sliding doors When you can manually enter Nothing beats the feeling of cold metal You bask in […]