Category: Previous work

A collection of written pieces completed before the launch of With Love. These were mainly completed during my time in school.

Masculinity as a societal construct

While pursuing his Foundation in Music Certificate from the International College of Music, transfer student Adam Colling lived in Kuala Lampur Malaysia from January 2016 to June 2017. His favorite part of living there was the nightlife; the food stalls and other street vendors…

Intent vs impact: hurt causes division in ASSP Core

It all started when ASSP Core began working on a statement of affirmation for LGBTQ+ students on campus. During winter break, Vice President of Finance Spencer O’Hara met with a representative from Haven to discuss working with the club to produce a statement of…

Afraid, uncertain, undocumented

For her eighth birthday, Serena — whose name has been changed at her request due to the controversial and precarious nature of her situation — wanted to go to Disneyland. Her family had gone before, but as a self-proclaimed “daddy’s girl,” she asked her…

Women inspire, mentor, advise

On the second floor of Marston Hall, you can find the office of Dr. Peg Achterman, an assistant professor of communications. A curtain hangs just to the left when you enter her room, and her desk is pushed against the far wall, just under…

Coexisting with enemies

Photo by Kim See | The Falcon Daoud Nassar is a Palestinian Christian farmer and the founder of The Tent of Nations, a campsite and summer camp located on Daher’s Vineyard, the farm land the Nassar family owns.   Daoud Nassar and his family…

Pledging to educate

Courtesy of Aardvark Paper Straws Marine degradable and FDA certified, Aardvark straws are encouraged as one alternative to using one-time plastic straws.   A challenge has been issued. Focused on providing education that inspires youth and the innovative community, the Lonely Whale Foundation strives…

Waiting for the perfect fit

Courtesy of Krister Persing English Professor Peter Moe gathered a crew of eight to extract a dozen bones from a whale that washed up at Twin Harbors State Park in late May earlier this year.   Assistant Professor of English Peter Moe’s fascination with…

Behind The Clery Act

Photo by Kayley Driggers | The Falcon Students are often unaware that they can ask for information regarding crime at the Office of Safety and Security. As the end of the quarter draws near, students continue to attend classes and study for tests, going about…