March 29, 2017

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Storms

    by Branan Durbin ’16 Portfolio Staff Low, bright skies strewn with grey-white clouds lined the horizon endlessly. I breathed in slowly, soaking up the warm, wet air. The previous night, storms raged, tossing us about. Waves engulfed us whole. I…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Two writers, one line: “What a world we live in”

    by Austin Harney ’17 Portfolio Staff What a world we live in, where past and future are our only paradigm. A world of fleeting childhood bliss and dreams that seem so far away that we can only appreciate them now.…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Tiffany & Earl: Forgetful

    Dear Tiffany and Earl, I’m a forgetful person, and that’s led to a serious problem lately. Every time I’ve gone out the past few weeks I’ve lost something, be it my phone, my ID, or my jacket. What can I…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Listomania: Would-Be Celebrity Couples

    Michael Cera & BeyoncĂ© Jonah Hill & Kate Upton Michael Phelps & Nikki Blonsky Taylor Swift & Psy Taylor Swift & Kanye West Kanye West & Himself Justin Timberlake & Lance Bass Hillary Clinton & Vladimir Putin Sacha Baron Cohen…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Paradise is Where I Am Part I: The Artifact

    by Jose Martinez ’16 Portfolio Staff In the colony of Puentes Helados, you’ll never know what you’ll find. Frozen to the point of no return, it’s barely recognizable from the pictures kept around the house. My family wouldn’t see fresh…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    A Day in the Life

    by Amanda Brown ’14 Portfolio Staff I grab my phone to turn off my screeching alarm and it crashes to the floor. The migraine begins. My phone snoozes itself and I pull my pillow over my face. Zombified, I pull…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Consequences

    by Kiernan Dunlop ’14 Portfolio Staff Andy only got presents from one person each year on his birthday. His own mother either forgot or didn’t have enough money to buy him anything, even though she always seemed to scrape together…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Sunrises and Terrible Superpowers

    by Melanie Souchet ’14 Portfolio Staff Some people get all the luck. In the genetic lottery, the risk of your child being born with a spontaneous genetic anomaly, also known as a “superpower,” is incredibly rare. Most of them are…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.14, 2014

    The Playground

    by Emily Goodnow ’14 Portfolio Staff Dangling From the monkey bars, I risked my balance And tested my courage. You latched on. Gaining momentum was easy, Like going down a slide. Our banter held the rhthym Of a child on…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.14, 2014

    Tiffany & Earl: Broke but Optimistic

    Dear Tiffany and Earl, My roommate has recently gotten involved with this hot new marketing campaign that promises a ton of money working flexible hours. He keeps asking if I want to go to a “recruitment talk” with him to…

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