The Maroon

“Death by Ballet”

Theresa Solenski, english writing and biology senior

February 13, 2016

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In Ballet, even dying is done gracefully. We warm up for it. We practice: leg up on the barre stretching out the muscles, straddle splits against the mirror. We wear black. This is, after all, our death sentence. At...

Red Platter

Red Platter

Zayn Abidin, mass communication senior

February 2, 2016

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“Preparations”

Laura Cordell, sociology senior

January 26, 2016

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Gargle liquid cyanide and swallow it with razor blades; blow out the back of your brain blindfolded and impatiently reconstruct it again.   Somersault over the ledge of an apartment completely naked while juggli...

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

January 26, 2016

“Garden Greys”

“Garden Greys”

Jonathan Lopez, graphic design senior

December 11, 2015

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“Rhapsody in Blue”

Charles Elkins, psychology senior

December 11, 2015

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I walked into a music store in melancholy, And sat myself down at a piano, trying to be jolly. My fingers played a jovial tune, Grieg and Ravel, But still I hadn’t managed to tune the part unwell. So I followed a...

“Fishing”

Katelyn Aquilo, English literature senior

December 4, 2015

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I didn’t jump off the ledge. I stepped into the air And pitched a line, Fishing for concrete. I caught it. They found me grinning As if fishhooks tugged at the corners of my mouth. There’s 7 billion 46 million...

Untitled

Untitled

December 4, 2015

“Angels have shadows”

“Angels have shadows”

Mike Hazel, music industry business junior

December 4, 2015

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Serenity

Serenity

December 4, 2015

Hello…it’s me

Hello…it’s me

Rebeca Trejo

December 4, 2015

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