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Zane Russell: Wall in the Dark

Zane Russell May 4, 2022

The Garden of Glass I recall all those summers ago, summers ripe as this, seasons upon which I and my sister would prance amidst the flowering daisies of our grandparent’s oriental flat. We would...

2022 Provost Winner: Aanaa Felema (Poetry)

Aanaa Felema May 4, 2022

I’ve Stopped Trying To Make Celery Taste Good 1. I hear it in a pop song for the first time as a child— a vegetable is a vegetable and also a dead weight. I see it for myself when I’m slightly...

Prisms Short Form Poetry Contest is Back!

Prism’s Short Form Poetry Contest is Back!

Natalie Harris, Editor February 21, 2022

If you were following along on our Instagram last year, you might recall we started doing some short form poetry contests. We're bringing it back this term and we can't wait to see what you submit to us! You...

The Ellis Island cast during dress rehearsal to prepare for opening night. From left to right: Maia Barnebey as Mandolina, Savannah Taaggard as Fecha, Kyle Stockdall as Officer, and Vreneli Farber as Domenica. Not pictured here is Jax Kalberer as Nathan.

New Play to Premiere at OSU—Written by OSU Student and Prism Volunteer, Leah Kahn

Natalie Harris, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022

On February 10th, Leah Kahn will see the play she’s been working on for the last year come to life for a live audience.  Last winter term in 2021, Leah and I took the same playwriting class, taught...

We Made a Map of Our Favorite Indie Bookstores in Oregon!

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor November 23, 2021

Are you a fan of supporting small businesses? Do you love to shop at lesser-known, alternative bookstores? So do we! The Prism community has collected a list of our favorite indie bookstores across Oregon...

Cropped shot of a man writing in a notebook on his bed at home

Prompts to Help Break Art Block

Tosca Ruotolo, Darcy Pound, Gabe Reitzes, Editor and Volunteers November 15, 2021

As the submission deadline for this year’s edition of Prism approaches, we wanted to give you some art prompts to help spark inspiration! We’d love to see your pieces in the edition, so make sure you...

The Memorial Union peaks through the mostly green trees that have bursts of yellows and orange leaves. Theres a blue sky with only a few clouds in the background.

Things I overheard people saying on campus

Darcy Pound, Volunteer October 27, 2021

This poem was submitted to us during week one by Darcy Pound, one of our Prism volunteers. Pound captures part of the chaos that is transitioning from remote learning to a (mostly) in person experience...

Photo by NASA via Unsplash

National Space Day- Short Story

Darcy Pound May 7, 2021

Today is National Space Day! To celebrate one of our volunteers, Darcy Pound, wrote a short story about space exploration! Check it out below!'/*~/. space story .~*/' Choosing adventure is not an easy...

Self Portrait by Jaden Bellamy

An Artsy Conversation with Jaden Bellamy

Tessa Coffey March 1, 2021

Jaden Bellamy, a third year student at OSU studying Ocean Science, was interviewed as a part of a larger interview series, focusing on highlighting student artists in Corvallis. Bellamy was born and raised...

Books and Plant via Freestocks on Unsplash

Volunteer Spotlight: Darcy Pound

Julia Zeigler January 28, 2021

Looking for something to cozy up with? Well check out this poem written by one of our very own Prism volunteers, Darcy Pound! Big thank you to her for sharing this with us! When you get where you are...

NaNoWriMo Interview

Beyond the Page: NaNoWriMo Interview with a Special Guest

November 15, 2020

Come join editors Julia Zeigler and Natalie Harris as they talk with NaNoWriMo participant, Kaylee Wallace! Learn her process and hear some great advice!Check out NaNoWriMo: https://rb.gy/d4mkoiKaylee's...

Photo by Jen Theodore via Unsplash

Spookiness Between the Stanzas

Natalie Harris October 31, 2020

Happy Halloween from us here at Prism! Last week I shared some spooky short stories to the blog, but today is the spookiest day of the year, so we are definitely still in that spooky spirit. If you’re...

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