In the US, opposition to the left is as American as apple pie and as invisible as water is to a fish.
Ben DeVries (’15) graduated with degrees in literature and writing. He and his wife Jes, a fellow Calvin grad, live in Champaign, Illinois, where Ben is looking to add some letters behind his name. On the academic off-seasons, he reads fantasy and works as a glorified “go-fer” at the Champaign Park District. He’s been known to make a mean deep-dish pizza.
In many respects, Hummingbird Salamander is a typical VanderMeer story. Except when it isn’t.
Law and order, but only certain laws and certain orders.
What about this particular tweet and this particular act of terror—over all the other tweets and all the other acts of terror, domestic and international, that routinely dominate our feeds—prompted 2.4 million Twitter users to tap a heart-shaped icon?
Can you mourn a future you haven’t lived?
An unexpected call, just before the exam starts. A worried glance down at a phone, a quick “excuse me.”
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