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AU alum Ismah Khan tackles tough topics in her short film ‘Disturbed’ by Olivia Kozlevcar

This article was a finalist and winner of the 2021 DC Student Arts Journalism Competition. Click here to learn more about the competition. “Disturbed,” a...

Sometimes stupid cool shit is all that matters by Sarah Watson

Content Warning: This article references self-harm and eating disorders.   This article is a finalist in the 2021 DC Student Arts Journalism Competition. Click here to...

Bridgerton proves that color-conscious casting alone is not good enough by Kulsum Gulamhusein

This article is a finalist in the 2021 DC Student Arts Journalism Competition. Click here to learn more about the competition. When I first...

C’mon C’mon is a heart-wrenching portrayal of the fleeting nature of childhood by Thais Carron

This article is a finalist in the 2021 DC Student Arts Journalism Competition. Click here to learn more about the competition. By Thais Carrion  Director...

Local Artists Beautify by Hannah Shows

This article was a finalist in the 2020 DC Student Arts Journalism Competition. Click here to learn more about the competition. Two local artists decorated...

Remembering Those Who Lived These Lives by Joe Baur

I’m in Bardejov, Slovakia with my camera, looking for a link to my past. Photography has never been my primary trade, but rather a...

Layering it on in Napa California by Josh Stein

by Josh Stein Space in Napa, California is quite dear, so I have always worked in a small corner of my bedroom. While it’s a...

Making Maps for an Unknowable but Improvable Present by Karey Kessler

by Karey Kessler I am incredibly fortunate to have an art studio I can escape to—especially during these pandemic days when my husband and two...

Water Stones by Lea Craigie-Marshall

A young girl, exploring what, to her, are the wilds of the land.  Hands and feet in the freezing waters, pulling striated rocks and...

Badass Creative by Cara Peterson

I started making art a year and a half ago because I felt a void of creative expression in my life. I was working...

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Three Poems by Lenny Liane

Little Creatures The teacher who looked ancientto her circle of first gradersleaned forward and explained that the typical lightning bugwas simply the twinklein an angel’s eye,...

Two Poems by Ann Bracken

Inner Compass Golden shovel from David Whyte’s poem “Sweet Darkness”“…anyone or anything that does not bring you alive it too small for you.” It could rain...

Detox by Keith Aaron Munroe

DetoxIn the morning her long hair drapes like black tears over her shoulders,her Hispanic bones bruised with alcohol and sorrowso that when she says...
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