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In the Woods of the County of Flanders: the year 1088 A.D.

In the Woods of the County of Flanders: the year 1088 A.D.

Wyatt O'Keefe, Copy Editor November 5, 2017

The chase was on! The boar charged through the trees, brushing by bushes as often as he could in a futile attempt to get away from his pursuers who were bearing down on him as they flew through...

Scorching Earth

Scorching Earth

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2017

Hot sand burned the soles of my feet as I stumbled up another sand dune. It was the hundredth one I’d climbed and probably wasn’t going to be the last one as there was an entire sea of them as far...

People Are Like Lollipops

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher October 19, 2017

(A Bird) A Shadow

(A Bird) A Shadow

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

  I face outside through the grimy windows and ​wash away flakes of  food from the bowl  –  ​ The sun shines onto the silver of the faucet,  reflecting back light of the sun straight...

Cooling Sunlight

Cooling Sunlight

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

The water felt cool even through my wetsuit as I dived deeper into the open plains of the ocean. Sunlight, gentle and soft, streamed through the surface and danced with the bubbles expelled from my regulator....

Caption: I Am a Man: Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tennessee, March 28th, 1968. Ernest Withers, 1968; printed 1994. Gelatin silver print. Museum purchase, 2006.322.1.

Invisible Colors

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

When will I get to work? When will it all comes w/ ease? Can you be both passive and active? Will I regret all the times I've popped my bones? Will I ever be able to walk passed a group of black...

Taking the Road Less Traveled

Taking the Road Less Traveled

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

"The Road Less Traveled" by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it...

Broken Arrow, By Lawson King. Located Downtown Cleveland, along Sharpe Ave.

Sanders Sculpture Garden Expands to Downtown

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher September 27, 2017

The city of Cleveland partnered with Hazel and Jimmy Sanders Sculpture Garden to sponsor five sculptures downtown along Sharpe Avenue. “Broken Arrow,” created by artist and Delta State graduate, Lawson...

Embers

Embers

Blake Barnes, Contributing Writer September 19, 2017

Day by day, they wandered, and every sunset their home. The stars had become familiar to them, the only consistency outside of each other. Every new face in every new place offered the same darting...

A Band Made in Cleveland

A Band Made in Cleveland

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2017

On August 26, local Cleveland band, Scott's House, played a packed show at 606, a house that hosts a variety of shows. Scott's House is made up of Kacee Russell (vocals/guitar), Jacob Lifsey (guitar),...

bugs, birds, buildings

bugs, birds, buildings

Kendall Morrow April 27, 2017

intricately designed in small places; of one mind   whistling different notes; sing the same song   set apart; a part of one purpose  

Words I Never Said

Words I Never Said

Hannah Kistemaker April 23, 2017

My head throbs as I wipe away my tears Those restless words just echoing in my head As I fall to my knees I wonder why I am here And this pain I feel, because of something I never said   How...