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Titanium, But Not Bulletproof: The Tragic Loss of Christina Grimmie

When Devin experienced the voice and presence of singer Christina Grimmie, he was certain she would be a star. Only a deranged fan would rob us all of the opportunity to see her ascension.

Devin Householder
March 12, 2024
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How to Make a Pizza Sandwich

So what if you scalded the entirety of your mouth with melted cheese. You’re young, stupid, and free. What else even is there?

Gordon St. Raus
March 7, 2024
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The Baby Monitor: There Is No {Winning}

Two parents wait by the baby monitor as their newborn cries. The books say it’s time for the baby to self-soothe, but CAN’T YOU SEE THE BABY IS CRYING?!

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
March 7, 2024
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POETRY: The Opposite of Fear

The world feels anxious and uncertain these days, making us wonder: What is the opposite of fear? Perhaps it’s simply saying what’s true.

Heather Shaff
March 5, 2024
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Of Stars and Survival

For Aya, the stars had always offered solace, but now, she needs them for survival. 

Sarah Razner
February 20, 2024
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Presidential Valentines: A Cross-Holiday Love Exchange

You’ll have to (presidential) pardon Erin for the corniness. But this Valentine’s and Presidents Day, she’s showing lots of love.

Erin Vail
February 19, 2024
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“Can I, A Person Who Has Suffered No Trauma, Feel Sad?”

Someone else’s conversation wafts into your ears, disrupting the peace of privilege you enjoy. All aboard the crazy train.

Jillian Conochan
February 13, 2024
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Coming Home

A monologue shared from a digital stage: the theater may be a different experience in 2020, but there will always be a human need for connection and story.

Jennifer Racusin
February 7, 2024
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Well, We Got No Choice: Arm Your {Homeroom} Teachers

No more pencils. No more books. No more teachers—hard stop. This time, it’s not because of summer vacation. It’s a dark time for American schools.

Thomas Viehe
January 31, 2024
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