creative works, Poetry

In The Destruction Of Nature

In the destruction of nature,
The people cry
(of happiness), for industry is the foundation of society
We are nature
And in the destruction of ourselves,
We are fooled
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creative works, Poetry


The world is an ugly place full of scars and open wounds.
A world that seems to beat you to the ground every chance it gets.
And when I was fourteen, this cruel world was really getting to me.
There were days I wanted to stop breathing
There were nights I would beg not to wake up in the morning. There were moments I wanted to see myself bleed

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creative works, Poetry

That Island

getting over someone by liking someone else is like being lost at sea for months and finally coming upon a deserted island.

you see the island as your paradise, finally, you will get land, you will get stability, but once you’re there, you realise there is nothing for you

because that island doesn’t have her eyes. it doesn’t have her laugh or her wit. it doesn’t have the feeling of home that she always carries

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Issue Stories, Journalistic Works

Sexual education creates disagreements

This is a collaboration by Alleson Estar, Joseph Bowling, Ky Haney, and Jorah Heitz.

*Names have been changed for protection.

“Let’s talk about sex, baby, let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be, let’s talk about sex.”

But seriously. Let’s talk about sex. More specifically, sexual education.

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Journalistic Works, Reviews

“13 Reasons Why” brings taboo topics to light

*Warning: This review contains mentions of suicide, self harm, and sexual assault.

Whether you’re talking with friends or browsing Netflix to find something to watch, it’s impossible to avoid the new hit series 13 Reasons Why, the Netflix original based off of Jay Asher’s young adult novel of the same name. 13 Reasons Why tells the story of high schooler Hannah Baker and the events leading to her tragic suicide. On the day it came out, I woke up at 5:45 a.m. in order to binge-watch it all on the same day. I only got up three times, once to use the restroom and twice to grab a quick snack. Honestly, it was completely worth it. With its captivating storyline, dynamic characters, and inspiring messages, this breakthrough series is one of the most important televised works of our current time.

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