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Hide And Seek, Natalie M. Orga Oct 2018

Hide And Seek, Natalie M. Orga

Student Publications

The day Summer disappeared, you were at home, feverish and ready for the phone to ring. You’d been waiting for that phone call all morning, hovering moth-like around the old-fashioned landline in the kitchen. Your friends liked to tease you whenever you used the ancient thing; the chunky, mustard-yellow receiver tucked under your chin, the ringlet cord that you absently twisted between your fingers while you chatted. Summer always said that you looked like the picture of 1980s adolescence when you picked it up, like you should be teasing your roots and giggling over a crush. [excerpt]


A Sign, Rachel M. Crowe Oct 2018

A Sign, Rachel M. Crowe

Student Publications

"A Sign" is a narrative about the experience of grief and how relationships are strengthened by shared experience. It tells the story of two different women who come together and inhabit a space of mutual understanding in the wake of their mother's death.


My Mother's Body, Anika N. Jensen Apr 2018

My Mother's Body, Anika N. Jensen

Student Publications

This collection meditates on a woman's relationship with her mother, who is a school teacher, in the wake of increased gun violence


Helen Oyeyemi And Border Identities: Contesting Western Representations Of Immigrants Through Transnational Literature, Susanna L. Mills Apr 2018

Helen Oyeyemi And Border Identities: Contesting Western Representations Of Immigrants Through Transnational Literature, Susanna L. Mills

Student Publications

Oyeyemi is a Nigerian-British writer whose writing, like other immigrant authors', participates in a dialogue about and contestation of essentialized immigrant and ethnic identities that are a result of global and local processes. Her writing produces counter-narratives in which immigrant identities are multiple, conflicting, intersectional, and most of all self-represented. This paper explores readings of Oyeyemi accompanied by the following: an examination of globalization and flows of migration; the connections of national epistemologies through media to processes like migration: how literary canon has excluded transnational fiction from the mainstream, thereby decreasing the ability of multi-ethnic and im/migrant writers to ...


Daily Bread, Andrew C. Nosti Jan 2017

Daily Bread, Andrew C. Nosti

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


This Story Is Not A Monument, Rhiannon Winner Jan 2017

This Story Is Not A Monument, Rhiannon Winner

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


A Deliverance Story, Thaddeus Cwiklinski Jan 2017

A Deliverance Story, Thaddeus Cwiklinski

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Karma & Consequence, Jhanvi C. Ramaiya Jan 2017

Karma & Consequence, Jhanvi C. Ramaiya

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


A Meeting With Azrael, Aubrey A. Link Jan 2017

A Meeting With Azrael, Aubrey A. Link

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Haunted, Kira Goodwin Jan 2017

Haunted, Kira Goodwin

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Choice, Naufa F. Amirani Jan 2017

Choice, Naufa F. Amirani

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


The Streetlight Bled Through The Shades, Chris Chick Jan 2017

The Streetlight Bled Through The Shades, Chris Chick

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Absconding Machination, Vera Ekhator Jan 2017

Absconding Machination, Vera Ekhator

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Solitude, Jared C. Richardson Jan 2017

Solitude, Jared C. Richardson

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Himmelkos Crossing, Katia Rubinstein Jan 2017

Himmelkos Crossing, Katia Rubinstein

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Eden, Liam P. Hamilton Jan 2017

Eden, Liam P. Hamilton

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


The Ones Who Walk Away From The Ocean, Katia D. Rubinstein Oct 2016

The Ones Who Walk Away From The Ocean, Katia D. Rubinstein

Student Publications

When a mermaid mysteriously appears on the shore of a Northern island, the town's children become enthralled with the newfound mythic creature, while the adults become wary and untrusting.


Doesn't Play Well With Others, Beau K. Charles Oct 2016

Doesn't Play Well With Others, Beau K. Charles

Student Publications

The mock-memoir Doesn’t Play Well With Others explores (white)queerness, mental health, trauma, and love in various literary forms such as screenplay format, visual illustration, erratic footnotes, gritty realism, sentence fragments and way too much personal information, all steeped in a bath of metafiction. The author recommends listening to “Tubthumping” prior to reading.


The Disappearance Of The Hms Umbra, Francesca M. Costa Apr 2016

The Disappearance Of The Hms Umbra, Francesca M. Costa

Student Publications

A sailor aboard the HMS Umbra has a strange run-in with an ominous fog that won't lift. As the days drag by, the weather is the least of his problems.


Karma, Jhanvi C. Ramaiya Apr 2016

Karma, Jhanvi C. Ramaiya

Student Publications

A short story about a woman, Indira, who undergoes a formative transformation in her understanding of Karma as she flees her mother's home, and finds her own with her three daughters.


She Spoke For Those Without A Voice, John M. Rudy Mar 2016

She Spoke For Those Without A Voice, John M. Rudy

Civil War Era Studies Faculty Publications

Statistically, about 50% of Adams County’s history has been women’s history since the dawn of time. But it can sometimes be painfully difficult to find out about the women of our county and their experiences. And as with most history, it is the troublemakers who stand out in the records. Luckily one of Adams County’s greatest troublemakers, Elsie Singmaster Lewars, is easy to find in the files of the Adams County Historical Society. Mrs. Lewars had the courage to speak for those without a voice. [excerpt]


The Mercury 2016 Jan 2016

The Mercury 2016

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


The Golden Spiral, Peter W. Rosenberger Jan 2016

The Golden Spiral, Peter W. Rosenberger

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Family & Football, Daniel R. Speca Jan 2016

Family & Football, Daniel R. Speca

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Square And Compasses, Peter W. Rosenberger Jan 2016

Square And Compasses, Peter W. Rosenberger

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


It Was Raining In Oranmore, Brendan M. Raleigh Jan 2016

It Was Raining In Oranmore, Brendan M. Raleigh

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Between, Carley M. Grow Jan 2016

Between, Carley M. Grow

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


The Perfect Smile, Aubrey A. Link Jan 2016

The Perfect Smile, Aubrey A. Link

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


Why God Died, James D. Murphy Jan 2016

Why God Died, James D. Murphy

The Mercury

No abstract provided.


The Trials Of A New Teacher, Diego A. Rocha Oct 2015

The Trials Of A New Teacher, Diego A. Rocha

Student Publications

Tim, a new teacher, faces challenges as he works towards changing the environment in a high school music program.