Feature and Opinion Writing

Narrative: Outsider

There are four major signs that you have a parasite growing inside of you: Unexplained, intense digestive and abdominal irregularities and discomfort. Dramatic loss in interest; feelings of apathy; exhaustion. Disconnection with the world around you. Joint and muscle...

Editorial: Say Yes to Ranked Choice Voting

The principle of majority rule is a fundamental hallmark of democracy. Yet, in the American democratic system, leaders consistently win their offices with less than 50% of the vote, a dynamic created by races with more than two candidates. This multi-candidate system...

Column: Moving Forward in Our America

Once the dust settled after the recent presidential election, revealing an America that backed President-elect Donald Trump, those who did not support him were astonished and taken aback, surprised to find themselves in a country where half of the voters were more...

Travel Feature: Ordinarily Extraordinary (Portland, ME)

Public transportation, by intention or not, is designed to separate the haves and the have nots, first class and coach, gold card and commoner. On the ferry from Portland to Peaks Island, Maine, however, these lines are blurred in a way that is wonderfully and...

Profile: Wiresh Punwasi

Everyone has their happy place. For FSC graduate Wiresh Punwasi, it is his black 2012 Mustang with a roaring engine and dark leather interior. A white graduation tassel hangs from the rearview mirror, a reminder that he can accomplish anything, no matter what the...

Opinion: Pablo the Great

The rise of reality TV culture has brought with it a demand for a different kind of storytelling: something beyond the “happily ever after.” In response, the idea of telling the villain's story has grown in popularity, as authors and screenwriters take villains from...