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Prism

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...

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...

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Cozy and Crafting

Natalie Harris January 15, 2021

The weather outside is…chilly, so it’s time to cozy up with whatever warm drink of your choosing (for me it will be tea)! While you get that drink ready, how about we help brainstorm some craft ideas...

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Support Black Creatives: A Comphrehensive List of Art Podcasts

Lisa Wilson June 18, 2020

Solo by Cooper BaskinsAre you looking for new podcasts to listen to? Not a problem. Here is a list of podcasts made by Black creatives; be sure to take a look!The SlowdownTracy K. Smith, former U.S. Poet...

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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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Art. Displacement. Community.

Ardea C Eichner June 4, 2020

Prism Arts and Literary Journal made a big shift this year, from three magazines per year to just one. And the fruit of that shift, volume 140 of Prism, Displacement, was released as planned on May 11,...

Beyond the Page: Slip Story

Beyond the Page: Slip Stories from Home

May 28, 2020

Editors Lauren Miller and Ardea Eichner take turns telling "slip stories." In this segment, they each attempt to tell a story based on 3 randomly generated words in 60 seconds; then based on 4 words in...

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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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The Making of a Title: Displacement

May 8, 2020

Editors Lauren Miller and Ardea Eichner and volunteers Julia Zeigler and Lisa Wilson discuss the decision making process of the title for the 2019-2020 edition of prism, "Displacement." From the stages...

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Poetry Reading: Shelter in Poems

April 16, 2020

Join Assistant Editor Lauren Miller and Prism volunteers Darcy Pound and Lisa Wilson as they recite and discuss three different poems. Based on the Academy of American Poet's collection called "Shelter...

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Poetry Feature: Sorcery and Advisor

Lauren Miller April 8, 2020

FA Chain Study 2 by Sara KerrIn honor of National Poetry Month, enjoy two poems written by Assistant Editor Lauren Miller. Sorcery Magic is modern hysteria, but sometimes I like to touch a flower, watch...

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Art in Times of Isolation

Editors Ardea Eichner and Lauren Miller have a discussion about their artistic endeavors during the COVID-19 epidemic, as well as where to find art supplies, new adventures, and what to do during quarantine. We...

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