Creative Works

Explore a collection of student-submitted art, poems, short stories and photography.

Dear @realDonaldTrump

Dear @realDonaldTrump, The bleaching of corals did not begin by pouring Clorox into the ocean. Greenhouse gases aren’t emitted into the...

Real Love

Late at night, when he closed his eyes, that’s when his imagination really felt like it belonged to itself....

Issue #1 Cartoons

Enjoy this week's cartoons created by Madi Rapella and Andre Sitolini.

My​ ​Kind​ ​Shines

From the Poet: “I wrote these pieces of art because there is power behind everyone's story. Maybe you're aware or...

Photography by Stefanie Menera

About the Photographer: Stefanie Menera is a junior SBS major with a concentration in Social History. "I've been doing photography...

Questions & Arachnids

When I think about fear, I think of my irrational fear of spiders If fear is the natural reaction to...

Photography by Mikko Mananghaya

“I chose to explore the nature of human vulnerability through a series of portraits. The relationship between subject and photographer is in...

Sleight of Hand

She was a burst of color, bobbing among the monochromatic dreariness as if she were only here for a...

The Tower

I stroll down the twisting cobblestone streets Making my way towards the beloved tower Little corner store bakeries with good eats Capture...

Issue #4 Cartoons

Enjoy this week’s cartoons created by Andre Sitolini and Nathan Nakao.

Jade

From the Poet: “This piece is dedicated to my girlfriend. Thank you for being the crazy, beautiful, talented, magnificent woman...

It doesn’t hurt if you don’t think about it.

"Good morning." She murmured, her sweet breath hot against my cheek. I opened my eyes. Her hums echoed along the...

The Plea

To all the good in the world We are born into this world knowing love The warm blanket of humanity fits...

Anatomy-inspired artist shares talent

Laurel Doyle, a third year California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) visual performing arts (VPA) student has an interesting...

Ghosts of Summers Past

The thought of August is too bitter-sweet As my mind drifts back to those too few days To the thought of...

If I Should Forget

If I should forget my purpose for living, of what makes me human, please remind me. Remind me of azure...

Cocking Back Tears

From the Poet: “I wrote these pieces of art because there is power behind everyone's story. Maybe you're aware or...

Untitled Poem

For as long as I can remember I knew I was different than the average human race member Being told since...

Roam

From the Poet: “I wrote this poem in support of DACA students and their symbol of migration—the monarch butterfly. The monarch...

Life in Reverse

Happiness is a lie. Disregard anyone telling you that Life goes on and things get better. This state of mind is ridiculous...