Summer Homes: A poem

By Layla Chamberlin

Chicago, Illinois:

I don’t remember seeing any wind

But I did flick your bean.

You dealt me a cold one

And it was received in deep dish and Irish pubs

I didn’t look up your skirt this time

But you surely looked up mine at the top of Sears Tower

I’ll remember our one-night stand,
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Garden bodies: A poem

By Aliya Haas Blinman

I’m a redhead down there too. It’s coarse, curly and gleams golden and copper in the right light. Just the right length, overcrowded and protective. I thought it was beautiful until the world told me it wasn’t. So I brought an axe to the forest. No… more like the maple
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Fatal Reveries: A short story

By Katrina Fadrilan

Content warning: The following short story contains mentions of depression and suicide.  Mae Franklin planned on killing herself today. She was now determined with the idea, though for so long it remained a distant promise — like when she planned on moving to Aruba or pursuing a PhD in literature.
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From the Design Desk | Artwork by Olivia Staser

Bullets and arrows: A series

By Weekender Editors and Olivia Staser

Here at The Daily Californian, the design department is responsible for both laying out the physical newspaper you pick up every day as well as for handling all the illustrations you see accompanying feature stories, editorials and op-eds. Many of the staff also work on art in their own time,
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The taste of home: A personal essay

By Isaac Engelberg

Daol Tofu stands on the corner of 43rd Street and Telegraph Avenue, a small 30-seat restaurant next to Urbano Latino, a shuttered Latin-fusion restaurant, and across the street from Dandelion Post, a women’s clothing store that also probably doubles as an apothecary or perhaps sells Native American-inspired necklaces. Daol, which
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