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Ignoring Apples
Brittany Adam

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

St. Augustine tells us, “It is not true to say that a thing rightly done once should not be changed.” I know this is true because of my experience with my grandfather`s failing health. My grandfather, Sinclair Adam, is a gentleman farmer in…


Watch Me
Callie Adam

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

I`m sure I have the visiting team`s attention by the time I finish my first lap around the soccer field. Standing in a circle, contemplating my presence, they venture guesses quietly, “Cross country? Lost? Girl`s soccer?” Finishing my second lap,…


The card game that changed my life
Anonymous

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

For most of high school, I felt lost. While I was the brain in my elementary school classes, I no longer did well in school. My thoughts and self-image faded away, I lacked all ambition, and everything felt like a burden. I couldn??t stand the…


Surfing
Anonymous

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

I??m a surfer, which means I spend many hours a week in the vast Pacific Ocean that meets the San Francisco County shoreline. I know my coastline like the back of my hand. I know the texture of the smooth, slimy kelp that flourishes in our frigid…


Spiderman
Anonymous

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

The external reflections of my admiration are subtle. A red and blue toothbrush, its handle laced with white plastic webbing, stands among bottles of makeup remover by my sink. A boyish PVC and polyester wallet depicting an agile hero as he swings…


Where I Come From
Anonymous

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

It was a humid and tense night. My dad flipped a table full of china plates and beer cans, because my mom refused to make a dish for his guests. She said she was tired from a full shift that day at her job. When I came downstairs, he was already…



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