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Caustic Frolic: a pluralistic exchange of truths.

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Our mission is to promote a pluralistic intellectual exchange powered by purposeful observation and poignant questioning amongst both academics and non-academics. We are looking for collisions of ideas and opinions; not a unified discourse with a specific political or social agenda. We aim to provide a collection of honest, sometimes sarcastic, critique of our actions and the directions in which our society is heading.


Spring 2017 SUBVERSION

Notes from Underground: Revisited Reflections

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

And I wish you never made love to me like you wanted to breathe me in like air, gulping me like milk dripping from strands of hair. Whatever. I don’t really care. Today I [...]

On the Border Grind

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Buena Vista[1] A secret: the Rio Grande Valley’s first legit skatepark is a living exhibit of border history. by Jonathan Leal In the early 2000s, the City of Edinburg opened Buena Vista. Sitting at [...]

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Discarded Princesses

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

A box of princesses under a bed Lies their limbs tangled, hair askew, dirty faces as if there has been a massacre. Naked, half naked, their clothes torn off by greedy hands That do not [...]

This Is How Your Life Begins

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Geeta Tewari September 11, 2001, 12:01 a.m.: your twenty-first birthday. Also, International Day of Peace, according to the United Nations. You knock on Ethan’s door and ask if you can lie next [...]

In Spring

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Saronik Bosu The bougainvillea like so much of Sylvia Plath's blood shall lurk within your sentences. Sometimes the trellis will couch your clauses in comfort, yes. But often, bless you, your verbs your breathless [...]

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Strangers Don’t Belong In Your Home

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Gal Cohen, Strangers Don't Belong In Your Home, from "Subway Wisdom" series, oil on canvas, 42x86 inches.