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Prism

Brynne’s Reading Wrap-Up, Spring 2024

Brynne Boehlecke, Volunteer June 5, 2024

*Please note that content warnings may be incomplete.*   Warrior Girl Unearthed by Angeline Boulley — ★★★★☆ CONTENT WARNINGS: racism, sexual assault, violence against Native...

2023-24 PRISM Editor-in-Chief standing in front of a Van Gogh quote.

Statement from 2023-24 Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2023

PRISM's new Editor-in-Chief for the 2023-24 school year has a brief statement about her background and goals for the lit mag: "Hello, everyone! I'm excited to be under your service and responsible for...

Is it Okay to Use Clichés?

Cooper Theodore February 7, 2023

We’re told to avoid cliches in any art form, and often critique other art pieces for participating in them. And as we should. Cliches can often be counterproductive to any form of art. A poem...

Avatar: Is There Substance in Style?

Avatar: Is There Substance in Style?

Cooper Theodore January 23, 2023

Style over substance is a common expression, but it implies that style has no substance. At all. Is that fair? I saw James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water recently, and like most people was...

Tips and Tricks: Prompts

Tips and Tricks: Prompts

Maricruz Trenado-Frias November 9, 2022

It has been a long fall term filled with various midterms, essays, and projects and we want to give you a little break. Sometimes when the term consists of a lot of writing or researching we tend to have...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Maricruz Trenado-Frias October 5, 2022

Hello Everyone! Welcome back to campus, here at Prism, Editor-in-chief Maricruz Trenado and Assistant Editor Christine Castles are so excited to see the new and returning Prism volunteers again. We have...

Tips and Tricks: Writers Block

Tips and Tricks: Writer’s Block

Maricruz Trenado-Frias September 12, 2022

There is an argument about whether or not the thing we call writer's block is real or if we should even call it that. I don't think it is necessarily a mental block, but more so that our brains are stuck...

How to: Poetry

How to: Poetry

Maricruz Trenado-Frias August 28, 2022

As we get closer to the start of the school year, we are arriving at an exciting time, Prism submissions!!! Submissions are now open to students for the 2022-2023 school year. If you were not aware, Prism...

10 Ways to Use a Journal

10 Ways to Use a Journal

Katie Livermore July 1, 2022

To all my writers, artists, readers, and poets galore; this post is for you. This is for that moment when you’re roped into the journal section and purchase yet another notebook. You might plan to “fill...

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 Talk House Shows with Onion Machine!

Tosca Ruotolo, Editor January 13, 2022

In this episode of Beyond the Page, Tosca interviews a few members of Onion Machine, Corvallis' newest voice in the punk-americana/bubblegum-punk genre. Band manager Lux, drummer Nik, guitarist Jasper...

(left to right) Andres DeLos Santos, Kirstin Lovely and Alden Micklavzina study in the OMN office.

Tips for Staying Sane During Finals Week!

Tosca Ruotolo, Kimi Oshiro, Ardea C. Eichner, Editors and Volunteers November 30, 2021

As finals week rapidly approaches, the Prism staff wanted to supply some tips and tricks for staying productive, relaxed and healthy during this high-stress period. Good luck, we believe in you! Stay...

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