Dangle your body, rotten berries, deep red and starting to reek. I am not mesmerized by your high-pitched whine or bleach blonde brain cells, deadened like the nerves in your jaw, but am repulsed by the slack in your thigh, the line of orange mask that falls to the floor like moldy fruit when you […]
The wooden floor is hard against my head. Colored lights crawl across the wall warping in the cob-webbed corners. In the next room ending credits play. The babysitter opens the screen door. I hear my mother’s voice but not what she says. I’m pretending to be asleep.
This is a comment I received on a message I sent the University of Northern Iowa where I am currently a student and employee. My original message was about the declining quality of the education at UNI and my personal dissatisfaction with a proposed $100 surcharge for the spring semester (after financial aid has been […]
I am disappointed in my school and their decision to charge students a $100 surcharge when the nearest community college has found a way around a similar fee at their institution. This surcharge comes with additional increases in fees and tuition totaling over 6% for 2010-11! “As a senior and a student employee (for most […]