Volume 3, Issue 14

oh foaming empire,/ american tide,/ the raccoon mid leap,/ the end of marriage,/ always anonymous,/ never the less // I       am the monster.”

-Robin Reid Drake, “drive”

drive | Poetry

drive | Poetry

give thanks/ club everything,/ the boys carve names into my bodies. // the biggest obstacles—/ winters, resistance, boiled leaves &/ berries behind the truck stop.

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Endosymbiosis | Visual Art

Endosymbiosis | Visual Art

This image depicts the origin of complex cells which, according to the Endosymbiotic model, occurred when an Archae engulfed a simple bacteria. Over time, this simple bacteria developed a permanent relationship with the Archae and became a mitochondrion. The cells in our bodies would not exist without this merging of microscopic communities. This digital painting references the Creation of Adam by Michelangelo, thus casting this moment as a creation story for humanity.

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Whose Story to Tell | Book Review

Whose Story to Tell | Book Review

Upon reading this novel, my instinct was to shy away from writing this review because of the subject matter and the problematic way in which it was handled. But if current events have taught me anything, it’s that to avoid these conversations is to veil underlying prejudicial attitudes—and to allow them to endure. It’s important to address prejudice in times of unrest and protest—as it is now, but it’s no less important in times of relative quiet and peace.

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