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Beyond the Page: Let’s Chat with Skeleton Boy!

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor May 6, 2022

In a very fun episode of Beyond the Page, Tosca is joined by members of pop punk band Skeleton Boy! They shoot the breeze and chat about musical roots, their evolution from stripped-down acoustic sets...

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...

Beyond the Page: Let’s Vibe with Glide Divine!

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor April 29, 2022

In this episode, Tosca interviews members of Corvallis space rock band Glide Divine! Tune in as they chat about the band's roots, corvallis vs out-of-state music scenes and local inspirations! Follow...

Beyond the Page: Let’s Chat with Cartoonist Lynda Barry!

Natalie Harris and Tosca Ruotolo, Editors April 22, 2022

In this episode of Beyond the Page, Natalie and Tosca are joined by cartoonist, author, teacher and former NPR host Lynda Barry during her visit to the Oregon State campus. The three discuss what makes...

Beyond the Page: Let’s Talk Music & Gigging with Danny Shaw!

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor April 8, 2022

Danny Shaw chats about his experiences as a local musician, spanning from performances at the Oregon Country fair to dive-bar Portland gigs. Danny and Tosca give some advice to young artists, discuss the...

A bonkers musical: Interviewing Dr. Elizabeth Helman on her production of beloved Cold War rock musical, Chess

“A bonkers musical”: Interviewing Dr. Elizabeth Helman on her production of beloved Cold War rock musical, Chess

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor March 4, 2022

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Elizabeth Helman, acclaimed Director and senior instructor. Her work has been seen across Oregon and has spanned as far as St. Louis. She specializes in teaching,...

Beyond the Page: Updates, Events and Winter Holiday Fun!

Tosca Ruotolo and Natalie Harris, Editors December 3, 2021

Happy end of Dead Week, and good luck on your finals! Fall term and 2021 are almost over, so take some time with Natalie and Tosca to discuss upcoming plans for Prism, some fun local music events, winter...

Beyond the Page: Taylor Swift Talk with Natalie and Darcy!

Tosca Ruotolo, Natalie Harris, Darcy Pound, Editors and Volunteers November 30, 2021

In this episode of Beyond the Page, Editor-in-Chief Natalie Harris and Prism volunteer Darcy Pound chat about Taylor Swift! After re-releasing her 2012 album Red, Swifties like Natalie and Darcy are ecstatic...

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...

Book Recommendations From One Literary Nerd to Another

Book Recommendations From One Literary Nerd to Another

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor November 18, 2021

Before we delve into the book recommendations, I'm here to remind you that the 2021-22 Prism submission deadline is TOMORROW! Send in your poetry, prose, illustrations, photography, etc by Friday, November...

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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...

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