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Machine Gun Molly

October 26th, 2013

A Feature Article by Sara Serravalle For Prof. D’Arcy O’Connor’s Feature Writing class Machine Gun Molly   “If Al Capone had had a daughter, he would have wanted her to be Monique Proietti.” – La Petit Journal   Monica Proietti, better known as ‘Machine Gun Molly’ or ‘Monica la Mitraille’, was a famous female bank […]

Lost and Found Innocence: Lost Innocence Play Review

October 26th, 2013

A play response by Yitta Reich Lost and Found Innocence: Lost Innocence Play Review      Centaur Theatre’s  production, “Innocence Lost: A play about Steven Truscott,” by Beverly Cooper describes the tragedies that unravel in Clinton, Ontario and that wipe away the innocence of its young townspeople. The play, based on a true story, describes the […]

Identity

October 26th, 2013

A personal essay by Joshua Phoon for Prof. Eileen Manion’s Creative Nonfiction class Identity             Hong Kong is a sensory assault – its neon signs blaring loudly; its dissonant atmosphere creeping onto my skin. I cannot help but feel uneasy in Hong Kong. It is paradoxically welcoming and foreign to me – its cuisine is […]

Equus: Nurturing Nature

October 26th, 2013

An essay by Yitta Reich Nurturing Nature      The play Equus by Peter Shaffar, examines the mind of a young stable boy who is sent to a psychiatrist for careful mental evaluation after blinding six horses. As part of a plea bargain to avoid incarceration for the crime, seventeen year old Alan Strang is brought […]

Yves “Apache” Trudeau

October 26th, 2013

A Feature Article by Alexa Everett For Prof. D’Arcy O’Connor’s Feature Writing class Yves “Apache” Trudeau           During Yves “Apache” Trudeau’s 2004 trial, Judge Michel Duceppe pronounced, “…you have killed more people than the Canadian military in the Gulf War…” It is for this reason that Trudeau has been deemed one of Canada’s most prolific […]

Truth Hurts

October 26th, 2013

An essay written by Alanna Nussbaum For Prof. Rebecca Million’s Castaway Narrative class Truth Hurts             The novel Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, is not solely about a boy in a lifeboat with a live Bengal tiger. Rather, Martel cleverly uses this story to discuss the theme that every individual faces a choice: to […]

Mental Sensations: An Analysis of Keats’s Odes

October 26th, 2013

An essay by Michael D’Itri For Prof. Hanford Woods’ Literary Genres class Mental Sensations: An Analysis of Keats’s Odes        The senses can be the most wonderful catalyst for our notions of art, nature and mythology. In 1819, six odes were written by the English Romantic poet John Keats, using rich imagery to evoke these ideas […]

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