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The Deterrent

The ring of a cell phone pierced through the lecture on differential equations. Dr. Bulgari shook her head disapprovingly. A second ring betrayed a young man in the first row. He blushed, mumbled incoherently, then dug through his backpack. Dr. … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Journalism

It had been nearly a decade when Justin last saw Madison. Not since they were in the same psychology class in university. It seemed serendipitous when they bumped into each other at the airport. “It’s great to see you,” said … Continue reading

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Life Hacks

While stopping at Snootybucks for his daily cappuccino, Parker ran into his old friend Callum. They hadn’t seen each other since graduating from university. They both majored in sixteenth century Norwegian comparative literature. “What’re you up to?” asked Callum. “Put … Continue reading

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The Mothers of Millenials

  “Guess what Carson did.” It was the kind of statement Rachel hated. The bright look in Jamie’s eyes meant she was about to regain Rachel with her adult son’s latest achievement. “I dunno,” said Rachel. “Was it a felony?” … Continue reading

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The Special Sense

“Do you actually believe there is a God?” The question lingered in the room as all eyes fixed on Horatius. He shrugged it off and said, “Yeah. Why wouldn’t I?” The others cackled and chortled. “Because there’s no evidence to … Continue reading

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Enlightened Scholarship

“I assume everyone here believes in evolution,” said Dr. Alisch with a flourish of his hand. It was the first day of college and everyone was desperately trying to avoid eye contact with the professor. Levi gulped hard. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Commencement Address I Will Never Be Allowed To Give

  President, distinguished faculty, ladies and gentlemen, and graduates. Congratulations, you’ve just completed the modern equivalent of high school from 75 years ago. Well, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. 75 years ago all high school students were required to … Continue reading

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