Let's Talk About It: FANFICTION

Let's Talk About It: FANFICTION

Orange_Art /

If you wrote a 100,000-word original piece, you’d put that on your college application. If you wrote a 100,000-word piece of fanfiction, however, you’d be embarrassed to even bring it up.…

Thoughts on Hamilton

Thoughts on Hamilton

Spycrabking /

I actually enjoyed Hamilton. This honestly surprised me since I’m not a fan of musicals and I’m not that interested in American history. However, for some reason, I found myself liking Hamilton, which was a combination of both concepts. The way that small, symbolic details such as the color of clothing the characters were wearing during certain scenes caught my eye. The repetition of certain phrases to create…

A Resurrecting Death

A Resurrecting Death

Senara Silver /

Long ago Peter Pan said, "To die will be an awfully big adventure." Adam Silvera's young adult novel, They Both Die at the End, teaches us that life flies by but never too fast to make the changes you want.  The change in yourself heavily depends on your drive, your will to put it in action. "There has to be more to life than just imagining a future for yourself.…

"To be American is to be?" How Victoria Chang and Kaveh Akbar’s Poetry Attempt to Answer This

"To be American is to be?" How Victoria Chang and Kaveh Akbar’s Poetry Attempt to Answer This

Holly Martinez /

My grandparents immigrated to New York from Colombia in the late 50s. They did not want to move to a Hispanic neighborhood because they thought they wouldn’t be able to fully integrate if they stayed with people like them. They moved to Astoria, a predominantly Greek neighborhood. Upon their arrival, the Greeks called them dirty and thought they wouldn’t pay their rent. Though the Greek community soon realized…

The Hamilton Set

The Hamilton Set

Stabby the Cactus /

Musical sets are unique because they must be both practical and symbolic. The set of Hamilton excels in both aspects.…

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