Month: February 2014

Empyrean Echo

Empyrean Echo

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST: Whilst touring VCU’s campus in Richmond, I walked past this stunning glass building. The sun was so strong, and the sky so saturated that day, that the reflection created this almost heavenly and perfect reflection. Alex Wright, ’14 ||Canon EOS Rebel T3 || Assistant […]

Why I Would Like to Go to Jail

Why I Would Like to Go to Jail

 I would like to go to jail, so I can have some freedom in my education.  At this point in my life, I believe I can get a better education behind bars than sitting in a classroom.  I’d like to be able to read and […]

Rue Pors Korentin, Plouhinec.

Rue Pors Korentin, Plouhinec.

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST:  Whilst residing in France over the summer, this small cottage became my home for a week or so. Precariously positioned merely meters from a the rocky outcrop descending to the sea below, with the comforting sound of the sea crashing below, it […]

Invisible

Invisible

  A girl’s face, Always seen But never heard Forever Invisible. Always slandered Always rumored Always the center of it all. When she is heard People think she’s lying When she is only telling the truth . Her friends try to help They try to […]

Terrestrial Tie Dye

Terrestrial Tie Dye

 A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST: No one else has ever inspired me more in my life. These two fill me with constant exuberance. They taught me how to love everyone regardless of who a person may be. When I look at them, I see resplendence. I […]

Us

Us

I see his reflection Distorted in the tea kettle The irony of the analogy Between us and a watched pot Is too humorous Kira Stiers,’15 // Online Content Editor 

Ten Great Video Game Soundtracks (‘Cause I Couldn’t Pick Just Five)

Ten Great Video Game Soundtracks (‘Cause I Couldn’t Pick Just Five)

I’d like to keep the words here to a minimum.  For one, I’ve got ten items on my list.  Second, it’s pretty hard to describe music in words.  And finally, shouldn’t I just let the music do the talking? One more thing: if you have […]

Of the Abandoned

Of the Abandoned

 A left turn on the right street Four feet above the ground Sitting on a park bench Forgotten and unfound   Burdened with all sorts of weather Lost in the recesses of your mind You only vaguely know it’s missing As you move through the […]

The Damned

The Damned

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST: Using a spinning glow stick, a powerful flashlight, and a 30 second exposure we were able to create this unique and surreal scene. Alex Wright, ’14 ||Canon EOS Rebel T3 || Assistant Art Editor  

Suburban Dictionary: Shenanigite

Suburban Dictionary: Shenanigite

  Shenanigite, N: Pronunciation: shu- nahn- ih- guyt Inflections: Plural unchanged, shenanigites Etymology: < shen- sneaky < Ani- a wise red headed girl < igites-  a notoriously wise group of humans 1. A person who commits to acts of tomfoolery and hooliganism. Yet they are wise […]

Music: Foster the People

Music: Foster the People

Three years ago, a new Indie band brought us a unique musical experience with their beautiful album, Torches. Finally, after so long of a wait, Foster the People are back with a new album! Their newly released single “Coming of Age”, sounds just like the […]

Frigid

Frigid

Carved into place. Rigid is the ice on the trees, stiff as the frigid breath in the air a color akin to softness, like the blue velvet she wore. The kind of numbing cold that between the frosty teeth, inside of our chapped mouths, forms […]