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The Crossings

The Intersection of Faith and Art.

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Non-Fiction

Rona

By Mahalia Gaff Fourteen days ago, March 11th, I heard a rumor that my school might close for a couple of weeks. No, no way, I thought to myself. I can be so irrational, so I have to talk myself... Continue Reading →

Reorientation and Transformation

By Alayna Wort THE DREAM IN THE NEXT BODYBY GABEBA BADEROON Forty years ago, the oak had startedto lean, gentle as a hill, and now,its own weight threatenedto pull apart its trunk.Mr Moriarty, the tree surgeon, touchesthe base of its... Continue Reading →

Personal Essay- Dreams of a Future Writer

By DC Bolling Every single person has a specific job that they’ve always dreamt of having, and it rarely comes true. We’ve all been there at a certain point in our everyday lives. Some want to pursue a career in... Continue Reading →

Blessed Be Your Name

By Michelle Moraitis Reaching the bottom step, I shuffled through the dim hallway to where the morning sun was invading the yellow walls of the kitchen with its presence, the rays getting tangled in the messy tendrils of my mother’s... Continue Reading →

A Long Walk to Understanding

By Alayna Wort The last line in Nelson Mandela’s memoir, “A Long Walk to Freedom,” says “But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not... Continue Reading →

The Race Card Project

My street: one name, two colorsBeautiful smiles in brown faces lit.Race was never intended for discrimination.I wish white people could stop.Not you, you’re different.White—make me uncomfortable, teach me. Purple, Green, Orange, Blue. Who cares?to better ourselves we must loveWe're all... Continue Reading →

Defining Joel’s Humanity- The Last of Us

By Ethan Dowling, Clay High School What would you do in a post-apocalyptic world? Many forms of media have attempted to explain this, yet none of it stood out to me. However, one video game in particular has taken the... Continue Reading →

Lovely Apart

By Sumer Schindler Everyone has a dramatic, romantic, sappy story from their younger years. Everyone has what most claim as their first love. But the truth is nobody knows what love is at that stage in life. In fact, most... Continue Reading →

Peripheral Shadow

By Madison Dykes The soft click-click, slide of my mechanical pencil soothed me, as I waited for class to begin. The room was loud and rambunctious as usual as my classmates and I awaited Dr. Brandt’s arrival. I shook my... Continue Reading →

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