Table of Contents

Articles
Venezuela:  The Reality Reflected Into Fiction .................Stephanie Avendano
Dignity:  The Energy Propelling Success ..............................Lester S. Carcamo
The Bright Lights .......................................................................Christina Jeffrey
Utopia vs Dystopia ..........................................................................Kyle Millwee


                  
Literary Criticism
Joy That Kills .....................................................................................Josie Burns
"Cathedral":  A Change of Heart ...............................................Shannon Dabbs



Personal Essay
A Dream Come True ................................................................Rocio Rodriguez


Art
Leo .................................................................................................Miguel Buford
Audrey .............................................................................................Shelby Chase
Ellen Rylie ...........................................................................................Maelin Mai
Subtle Glance .................................................................................Mariah Norris
Breaking Bad .....................................................................................Mario Ortiz
Emma Watson ........................................................................................Sol Park
Out of Shadow ...........................................................................Erik Schoenborn
My Happiness .......................................................................Armando Severiano
McRide .......................................................................................Candido Tenorio


 


History
Chasing the American Dream ...................................................Andrea Estrada
Dreamin' in America, 1776-1860 ................................................Gabrielle Laney
Understanding Culture and History Through ...........................Peter Langlois
                    Native American Mythology and Legends
                 

FEATURED WORKS


Essays From ENGL53

ENGL53 (Reading, Reasoning, and Writing) is a new course offered through
the Bakersfield College English Department.  
English 53 prepares students, who are eligible for either English 60 or English 50, for English 1a.

The following works were submitted by ENGL53 students.


Music Eduction: A Right or a Privilege .....................................Miranda Clough
Considering Lane Splitting ...............................................................Dakota Hall
Grade Check Equals Success for All Athletes
..........................Julianna Jimenez



WORKS FROM ENGL 41A
INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING

ENGL 41A requires students to write poetry, short plays, and prose forms.  
The course emphasizes creativity and control of language,
sound, imagery and sense in poetry;
character, plot, theme, and point of view in drama and fiction.  
These works are from the Spring 2014 ENGL 41A class.



Four Haikus ...........................................................................................Kyle Feldt
Ichabod (Story) ................................................................................Barak Grogan
Did You Hear? (Poem) ..........................................................Jannett Talamantez
Redefining the Universe (Story) ......................................................Spike Uesugi























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