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Q&A with Lauren Acampora

Recently, the Pleiad was given the opportunity to sit down with Lauren Acampora, winner of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) New Writers Award for her collection of interlinked short stories, The Wonder Garden. Acampora graduated [...]

My First Kiss Went a Little Like This

By Rachel Barry Kissing is everywhere: that couple next to you on the subway, your parents before they head off to work and your favorite actors on the movie screen. But have you ever wondered, why [...]

My First Time

Albion to Jackson on I-94 is a typical road trip for most students. We find many of our home comforts like Olive Garden, Meijer, Target, Ulta, and Starbucks. Somewhere between Albion and Jackson is the Lion’s [...]

Opposites Attract or Oxytocin Attracts?

Love at first sight, opposites attract, meant for each other: all of these clichés can be equated to chemical reactions. So yes, Riri, it really is Love on the Brain. “It’s thought that there are three [...]

What is Love? A Kid’s Perspective

Valentine’s Day –  the second best holiday in elementary school next to Halloween. While parents are buzzed off champagne and boxes of chocolate, kids are loaded with Fun Dip and Sweethearts. The ways kids and adults [...]

Trump’s Executive Orders

  A main focus of recent news has been the executive orders enacted by recently-elected President Donald Trump. Many are in uproar about the constitutionality, or lack thereof, of some of these executive orders. Some are [...]