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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...

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...

(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...

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...

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...

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 Darya Kraplak via Unsplash

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Submissions

Natalie Harris November 13, 2020

With the submission deadline quickly approaching (next Friday!), we want to make sure you have all the information you may inquire about. Hopefully this helps solve any worries or uncertainties so you...

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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Keep the Lights On: Spooky Stories

Natalie Harris October 23, 2020

The crisp air cuts through the changing leaves and slips under the door and bangs against the window, crawling into cozy nooks and crannies to remind me of why I’m curled up in blankets to begin with....

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Prose Feature: “Flowers”

Erin Dose June 12, 2020

 FlowersBy Erin DoseThere were flowers at her birth, bouquets as gifts and stuffed into dusty vases of lukewarm water. There were flowers at the first birthday, arranged simply with half-hearted effort,...

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2020 Provost Literary Prize: “Windows”

Erin Dose May 13, 2020

I became fascinated with the lives of strangers as a night janitor.After high school, my father’s child support payments stopped arriving and out ofnecessity, I went to work with my mom in matching blue...

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MerMay and Earth Day Poetry

April 30, 2020

Join editors Ardea Eicher and Lauren Miller alongside volunteers Darcy Pound and Lisa Wilson as they recite their poetry in honor of National Poetry Month. With the prompts of MerMay, Earth Day, and shelter,...

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