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 atmosphere by opening nursery windows. Glaciers...

Real Love

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

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 haven't noticed, but you are,...

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 for about four years, and...

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 itself an intimate process, which I...

Sleight of Hand

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

Questions & Arachnids

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

Jade

From the Poet: “This piece is dedicated to my girlfriend. Thank you for being the crazy, beautiful, talented, magnificent woman you are.” Jade When darkness approaches, You are...

Issue #4 Cartoons

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

The Tower

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

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 corridor, blurring the line between...

The Plea

To all the good in the world We are born into this world knowing love The warm blanket of humanity fits us like a glove Powder blue...

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 haven't noticed, but you are,...

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 you no one can compete Smiling,...

Elastic Love

From the Author: “This poem is dedicated to love—my inspiration in life. I wrote this poem to celebrate love and to depict the grandiosity of...

Roam

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

Truth

From the Poet: “I wrote these pieces of art because there is power behind everyone's story. Maybe you're aware or haven't noticed, but you are,...

Untitled Poem

For as long as I can remember I knew I was different than the average human race member Being told since day one To stay ahead and...

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 because Something deep inside is saying You...