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HENRY YUAN

The Importance of Family I was a senior in high school. I had already been accepted to Penn State on a wrestling scholarship and was up against Anthony Paine for the State Title. Rated as the top seed in the tournament, Anthony was a massive guy who looked completely shredded. He was undefeated with twenty wins Read more…

DANIEL XU

THE GARBAGE HOLE: A WORMHOLE OF TRASH An immense white ship sailed through space; the ship had the letters USA printed on it, and living there were Americans traveling to Mars. Everything was going according to plan so far, and everything had to go according to plan for the rest of the journey if the Read more…

TIFFANY CHAO

Convergence Spirits are regarded as evil, only negative traces of whatever they used to be. People fear spirits, hunt ghosts, and tell stories about them as if they were passive monsters. The truth is, most aren’t malicious, hateful, or evil. They’re just alone. Forever. Or at least until they move on, or somehow become whole Read more…

CHLOE ZOU

Dubuque Hijinks Both Augusta and Toby thought living in Dubuque was decent if you didn’t count the ridiculously hard school system and homework, that is. The reason Augusta had even come to know the city was thanks to her dad who had come to Dubuque for a job. Toby though, was different – he was Read more…