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...

Escapism

You don’t know how long you’ve been here, but you know that it’s been a long time. The days all blur together. You stopped counting...

The Faux Chef

Enjoy this week's cartoon, "The Faux Chef" by Madi Rapella.

Paranoia

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,...

Growing Pains

Responsibilities. Rent is late. No money in the bank, Got an empty gas tank. Midterms Essays Boyfriend Job─ Trying to breathe in between sobs. Don’t grow up too fast, they say. Now I see...

¿Home?

I am a walking limbo I am not white enough to be American I am not Brown enough to be Mexican They lump me with other Brown...

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...

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...

Chasing Aurora

A blanket of a thousands stars flicker above There is a gentle hum of nature buzzing in our ears Layers upon layers attempt to collect our...

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,...

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...

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,...

Free to Fly

March 20th was the first day of Spring. The flowers began to bloom, He started to feel a sting. The butterflies flew into his room. They gave him...

Hot Green

From the Author: “Though these interactions which took place on December 1st of 2017 are typical of the many Friday mornings I've spent outside of...

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,...

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...

The Hollow Tree

I walk to that place filled with memories Where me and him filled jars with bees Shake them up, lift the lid, and flee Yes, seven year...

If I Should Forget

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

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...

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...