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An Ode to My Love: Gum

By CHRIS CHAE Staff Writer O, when you finally left your lonely shell, As you touched my lips, and I felt my heart swell, The world exploded with color and life. The flavors of love dancing on my tongue, so nice.   Yet our love was not meant to last, As time tore us apart,...

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Isn’t it Ironic?

By AUSTIN KAUFMAN Staff Writer Two old men are sitting next to each other quietly in the retirement home cafeteria eating some nice hot split pea soup for 4:30 supper when all of a sudden one man starts telling a joke to the other, “two men walk into a bar,” and the other man yells,...

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Why To Live

By CLARA SEELY-KATZ Staff Writer In the earth, every molecule of my body presses together, forming some sort of malleable human figure- solidifying in stature, and personal stance, I come, babbling out of the cracks, incoherent sentences dribble over my lips like saliva- my skin tightens around my cheeks, pulls snugly across my shins as...

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My Mundane and Pathetic Life

By CHRISTOPHER CHAE Staff Writer It’s human nature to adventure. To travel, to discover, to thrill, to be the first, to be the best. For this journey to the unknown we leave some luggage behind. Whether it be our comfort, our family, parts of ourselves, we let it go in hopes of finding that same...

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Running

BY CHRISTOPHER CHAE Staff Writer I’m always running. I’ve always been running. Sometimes, I think it’s the only thing my body knows how to do correctly.  With the kiss of gunpowder in the air, I’m off. Step by step, one leg in front of the other my naked feet push themselves off the ground.  I’m...

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Spirit Week Crossword Answers

By WILLIAM DUN and ALBERT RONG Expressions Copy Editor and Staff Writer   ACROSS 1.) hungryhungryhippos 5.) beethoven 8.) chutesandladders 9.) thegameoflife 10.) britneyspears 14.) soccer 17.) michaeljackson 21.) chess 22.) nirvana 23.) eminem 25.) basketball 26.) clue 27.) connectfour 30.) tennis 33.) golf 34.) queen 35.) wrestling 36.) battleship 37.) johndenver 38.) football 39.) minecraft...

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Oma

By ATIA ANWARI Staff Writer Upon touching her cold crinkled antique skin, My dear oma stirred with strain. Gazing into her eyes of gold belonging to an infinite world, I see through the reflection of her past whirled. I long for her embrace that hushed my solitude. I await the scent of field of flowers...