Farewell words from the Associate Editor

I can’t believe I am already writing this. I’m graduating in 10 days. That’s it. In 10 days, I’ll be going out into the “real world.” Knowing this, I’m feeling a lot of different emotions.   I feel excitement. I feel apprehension. I feel scared. I feel invincible. I feel like I can conquer the…

Read More

Farewell words from the Editor

It’s funny how a few short weeks ago I was dying to be done with my undergraduate career. Literally dying would be pushing it, but I was pretty close to dying. I was stressed out, strung out on little sleep and starving for what my life after graduation would be like. In the wise words…

Read More

Rock the Real demonstration eliminates burdens

Kisses, canines, rocks and pillow fights. These objects seem like everyday items with no connection to each other, but for the Aesthetics of Gender and Identity class at West Texas A&M University, these objects hold the very essence of what the support of diversity and difference looks like in art form.   “We all come…

Read More

Willpower outweighs pain in running for causes

It was a cool spring morning, about 55 degrees. The wind wasn’t blowing, which is unusual for the Texas panhandle. As the world was coming to life, the sky was painted in shades of red, orange and purple. There was a beautiful panhandle sunrise. Everything was still.   She prayed, “God, give me strength,” and…

Read More