Nyx’s Destiny

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Written by Mia Herrera From the garden of the palace, Nyx lounged on a chair. Her chin placed between her fingers as she surveyed the citizens below. Her head was pounding, and the sun was too bright for her eyes. As she stared at the sky, black dots appeared and blurred her vision. She snapped … Continued

The Homecoming of the Prince of Lima

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Written by Mia Herrera The young and soon to be King of Lima, Alois, was arriving in the City today. Three days after his arrival, his coronation would take place -and the great uniter, Dayana Rios, would step down as leader of the city. She would solely retain the title of Ambassador to Huancayo. After … Continued

The Beauty of Failure

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Written by Naomi Franco The small tremors coming from the train car keep me awake. No matter how many times I lean my head back, I become jolted into a state of consciousness. I’m not alone in my predicament. The old woman across from me has been entranced by her window view since boarding. Never … Continued

Soledad- Chapter 2

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Part 2 by Mia Herrera Soledad had never mastered patience. She waited all of five minutes before leaving her ship. She had landed somewhere in the country. Which country, which decade, she did not know. Farmland stretched out for miles beyond her sight. Nothing but what looked like cotton surrounded her. She had sucked the … Continued

Zana Zana Colita De Rana

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Hispanic Heritage Piece written by Naomi Franco “Wait, Lulu! Don’t go that fast, slow dow–” Skin hits the pavement, and soon the sounds of the bike bell mix with the cries of small Lulu.Luna Sanchez and her sister, Marina, were fortunate to have awoken to the sight of a clear and sunny morning. The night … Continued

Soledad’s Return to Consciousness

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Part 1 by Mia Herrera Soledad’s brain buzzed as she took in the memories of the Hive. She could feel the tension in her complexion increase as she watched memory after memory. She could feel the tears wet her face as they slid down her cherub cheeks- she was numb to the bombardment of the … Continued

Unresolved Lover’s Quarrel

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist Green cylinders of Heineken beer danced around at the edge of the kitchen table. His half-hearted apology indulged her in his intoxicating bed of lies. Only in the morning, the prey in the spider’s web becomes visible to the human eye. Her worn-out body drew her to the mirror … Continued

Ghosts Like Rising Steam

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By Sarah Alaeddin – Executive Editor It was one of his favorite places, but Will did not want to be at Barnes and Noble at nine PM that Tuesday. He didn’t usually mind working the closing shift, but his coworker, who was in charge of the mini Starbucks within the store, had called out sick … Continued

Fact or Fiction: Part 1

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By Jaden Monroe – Student Journalist In early January of 2019, America started to change in ways we couldn’t imagine. A new virus known as Covid-19 appeared out of thin air, and brought on the deaths of many through a global pandemic, leaving the world physically and emotionally weak. It is because of this 2020 … Continued

A Long Night

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By Henry Perazza – Arts and Entertainment Editor “When was the last time you said goodbye?” Emily stared into the inky blackness of night, taken aback by the sudden words. Her sister would usually be eerily quiet during the evenings they spent awake together. The stars welcomed them with their light, the moon affectionately gazing … Continued