Story: The date that never should’ve happened, but fortunately did

CHRIS BEDELL Columnist While Damien was at the Blue Crest Café out on a date, his mind drifted back to 24 hours earlier when his best friend Andy had called him and told him about the date he had set up for...

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Excerpt from a thesis: What Lily said, why girls cry

JOHN SAAVEDRA JR. Student Voice Editor Later - this must’ve been a couple years after because I was wondering how I’d survived and you think about that kind of stuff only after you’ve gotten yourself out of whatever mess you put yourself...

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Short story: Daydreamers need employment, too

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor I finished organizing the rack of clearance earrings. Then I looked at my watch. It was only 10:30. The store had opened a half hour ago and there were seven hours left of my shift. It was going...

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Excerpt from a creative thesis: The Grand Design

JOHN SAAVEDRA JR. Student Voice Editor 1 The next time you declare that you have something or someone to come home to, I want you to remember that that statement can have both good and bad connotations. It can mean the...

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Short story: Behold the first day of the semester

JOE CASTILLO Photo Editor This was how I began that spring semester: mass consumption, the recitation of poetry, and a mooning… It was my first semester legally living on campus. Midway through the fall, my best friend’s roommate dropped out and I began...

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Late: An excerpt from a short story collection

JOHN SAAVEDRA JR. Student Voice Editor Tiffany was late. I remember specifically because of how frightened I was outside of the train station when the man asked me to get in the car. He wore a brown fedora that drooped because of...

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