Coe Review Staff Blogs Fall 2019

Coming Out Written By: Kailey Blunk -for Audrey Nelson

Continual Opening lines Masquerade a normality.  I’m angry that it matters so much and that Normal isn’t queer. Glowing hearts, caring, and being treated the way I should be treated—this should be normal.   Openly, I try to share with everyone Until the assumptions flood or the exhaustion kicks in. Tired of coming out. Tired … Continue reading

Coe Review Staff Blogs Fall 2019

Poetry, Sex Education, and More During Spoken Word Performance- By Kailey Blunk

“You gotta be willing to be brave enough to be the only one who knows you’re afraid.” Lines like this and more were performed by international touring poet and performance artist, Ebony Stewart, Wednesday night at her Student Activities Committee (SAC) sponsored spoken word show. The show was held in the Mills in Dows at … Continue reading

Coe Review Staff Blogs Fall 2019

Book Review: Impulse by Ellen Hopkins-By: Athena Aguiar

Impulse is the chronicle of three teenagers’ journeys while in an inpatient mental health program. Told via switching viewpoints (seemingly always leaving the reader on a cliffhanger), Hopkins’s novel focuses on Connor, a rich kid whose parents put so much pressure on his that he attempted suicide, Toni, an abuse victim whose mentor died recently, … Continue reading

Coe Review Staff Blogs Fall 2019

Children Underground: A Reflection Through the Lens of Sociology By: Ellora Bultema

Children Underground was a documentary focusing on the counterculture of homeless children in Romania, collecting data through a self-report study method. The film followed the lives of a few children living in a subway in Romania and throughout the movie the audience is shown examples of violent and nonviolent crimes as well as sanctions practiced … Continue reading