Month: February 2016

Daily Doodles

Daily Doodles

Jarrin Jacobs ’16 || Art Staff

Into the Void

Into the Void

In this state of empty consciousness, You attempt to make nothingness mean something, But nothingness is meaningless. And you are surrounded by quiescent darkness. A collision could shatter your bones, but there will be nothing to amplify the sound. This futile action could not alter […]

The Word

The Word

Phobia – an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations Inside Do not touch me, Do not look, If you do not like What you see. I will hide, And I will run, So you do not see […]

Getting Back Into It

Getting Back Into It

To be perfectly honest I haven’t written that much on my own this year, and this is basically my first attempt at getting back into it. ***     His body was elongated and stretched out lazily, as he leaned against a stone column, ignoring the festivities […]

#TBT to That Time Marlon Brando Boycotted the Oscars

#TBT to That Time Marlon Brando Boycotted the Oscars

Before there was #OscarsSoWhite, there was Marlon Brando. In 1973, when Marlon Brando was awarded an Oscar for his role as Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather, he sent Sacheen Littlefeather to decline the award on his behalf. In his “That Unfinished Oscar Speech,” which […]

Number 1

Number 1

    It was my first. The first of many more, and the beginning of an endless love affair that would make Brangelina look like a kindergartner’s play-pretend. I don’t care if it’s bad for my body. It’s good for my soul. I would realize what all […]

7  for 7

7 for 7

7 different genres of music, and 7 of the latest (and best) songs for each category! *** EDM: “I Got U” by Duke Dumont Indie: “Mess is Mine” by Vance Joy R&B: “Exchange” by Bryson Tiller Pop: “Same Old Love” by Selena Gomez Hip Hop: […]

Movie Review: Everest

Movie Review: Everest

(via)     I recently watched Everest, which came out in September 2015. It’s based on true events – that being the book Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. The movie is about the Mt. Everest disaster of 1998, when 8 climbers died in one trip to […]

London Hair and Makeup Scene

London Hair and Makeup Scene

    Bleach London is a salon dedicated to pastel hair colors and neon eye makeup, the more over-the-top the better – needless to say, it’s my dream to go there and get my hair colored as silver with Washed Up Mermaid highlights. The two main art […]

End of Commencement

End of Commencement

City of black satin hats, Floating bulky robes and colored stripes. Stomping, jumping, climbing, Holding, finding, learning. Pressed flowers, dirty streams Flow down the entrance gates. Sea of umbrellas for one, two, thirty-four, ninety-nine, Drops of mist breathe down the sides – Bursting cords fraying […]

Top 5 Reasons People Hate the Dentist

Top 5 Reasons People Hate the Dentist

    In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, these are reasons why people absolutely dread the dentist. 5. The Lectures     No one likes people telling them what to do. Well…some people might, but I don’t. People tell you what you’re doing wrong, judge you, and […]

Chicken Souvlakia and Tzatziki

Chicken Souvlakia and Tzatziki

    Greeks overdo it every time. Parties, weddings, even random Tuesday nights. But especially, our meals.     Pulling into the rocky driveway in front of my grandparents’ house, I prepared to feast upon something deliciously made by my grandmother. She was the cook of my mother’s side […]