Jack Daniels

By Ashley Alliano Fur Coat Lady had hair like Albert Einstein. She usually stood at the entrance of the liquor store, asking the same question to every customer that walked in. Have you seen my husband? Please, if you see him, write to me, she’d say in a thick, European…

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Featured Artist: William Young III

By Hind Berji   William Young is a sophomore studio art major and economics minor currently enrolled in the 3/2 Accelerated Management Program. He plans to apply to the Crummer Graduate School of Business after his senior year as an undergraduate. He will be interning at Elle magazine this summer….

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Punk Rock

By Anna Keeler Stephanie always said it was wonderful here. How Pittsburgh was America’s best kept artistic secret, and that it was the “punk rock” paradise that we’d both been looking for. Every time she’d visit Clinton, she’d try to coax me into coming back with her. “You can be…

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Notable Reads

By Amber Appel Reality Check: Into Thin Air written by Jon Krahauer Everest is a test for all who climb her, and I marvel  at those who choose to do so. But I would much rather read a book about climbing Everest while sipping earl grey tea than to challenge the top of…

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Book Review: 50 Shades of Grey

By Amber Appel Book porn is a thing. You have probably encountered one of these hidden, dog- eared books before. You can judge these books by their cover, for they almost always have the same image; a hunky shirtless man sporting a six-pack with wind swept hair and one arm around a swooning woman. These books almost never…

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Cotton Soft

By Lisa Worley Her name was November, not that it mattered much. She was all too used to the scenes whizzing past on the subway train that carried her back and forth, endlessly. Every day at the same time, she would sit in the same seat in car no. 6…

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