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At age 11, I began to flat-iron my hair. With a straightener or even a plancha. I wanted to...

Mar 20 · 1 min read >


POETRY SLAM:  SPRING 2019 Poets of Ventura College!  On Thursday, April 11th, the college will host its fourth annual...

Feb 23 · 1 min read >

Nurtured by Nature

This is an earth clay sculpture installed in a tree on VC campus.

Dec 4 · 2 sec read >

Ashes to Ashes

“ Ashes to Ashes “ by: Theresa Christian Inspired by: “ Mine” and “Little Things” by: Raymond Carver  ...

Dec 4 · 2 min read >

My Faith

I believe the most valuable thing to me has to be my faith. Many don’t believe in religion, but...

Dec 4 · 34 sec read >

It Must Be Cool Up There

to John "Goon" Amaro Missing you every day, I Promise to make you proud.

Dec 4 · 3 sec read >

Is the Reality In Your Brain Really Real?

“There are no lights inside the skull.” (Seth) Your brain is a faker, a liar, a story teller. Your...

Dec 4 · 7 min read >

If the First Amendment were Abolished

Zoie Moilanen Professor Peinado English V01B 9 April 2018   If the First Amendment were Abolished Living in a...

May 8 · 5 min read >

Roadmaps for Societal Revision

Zoie Moilanen English V01B Professor Peinado 16 Feb 2018 Roadmaps for Societal Revision It is difficult to begin a...

May 8 · 5 min read >

Perceiving the Present

Emma Hester Professor Henny Kim-Ortel English VO1A 09 March 2018 Perceiving the Present “I’m too busy!”  Too often this...

May 8 · 4 min read >