16. I am at my happiest during the summers I spend on the Oregon coast, near Lincoln City and Pacific City.
23. The lowest depths of misery involve self-loathing and/or physical debilitation.
26. I value security and honesty in friends.
30. My heroes in real life are people who speak openly and truthfully.
Chloe Zofia Hawkins Art Director
21. I'd most like to live Mon-Thurs in Paris and Fri-Sun on the Med.
27. My favorite writers are Angela Carter, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Joan Dideon, Patti Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, E.E. Cummings, Chuck Klostermann, Erma Bombeck,
29. One historical figure who I identify with is American photographer Diane Arbus.
31. My favorite names are Violet, Charlemagne, Olive and Kira.
35. My motto is "fake it till you make it."
Jennifer Lopez Editor-at-Large
1. My idea of perfect happiness is to be surrounded by family and loved ones. Along with those things, to me happiness comes with inner happiness and learning to make myself happy.
2. My greatest fear is not following my dreams.
7. My current state of mind is an image of a bright sun.
12. The qualities I like the most in a man is loyalty, if he has any. 15. The greatest love of my life has to be Sylvester Stallone. I have always admire his role as Rocky and his acting abilities. For some reason I find his voice to be peaceful.
Amanda Ly Theme Issue Editor & Mental Health Issue Editor
1. Perfect happiness? It’s peace, and contentment, and acceptance within yourself.
2. My deepest fear is losing my sanity.
3. My difficulty with dealing with my emotions, my fears is what I loathe the most about myself.
9. I might smile and lie so that my loved ones would not have to worry.
16. I’m happiest when I’m with the people I care about the most.
35. If they don't matter in your life, then pay them no mind.
Hannah Green Art & Photography Director
16. Sleeping in bed is when and where I was happiest.
19.My greatest achievement is waking up today.
21. I would most like to live in the present moment.
22. A collection of happy memories with family is my most prized possession.
29. The historical figure I most identify with is Austin Powers. 34. I would like to die from a bean and cheese burrito overdose.
Cassie Wilson Blog Editor
1. Perfect happiness? Driving during dusk, windows down, music up.
5. My most admired living person is my father.
7. Current state of mind? Self-love and Peace over all else.
9. On what occasion do you lie? “Be there in 5 minutes”. 27. My favorite writers are Roxane Gay and Kurt Vonnegut.
Rene Aguilar-Weber Cultures Editor & Public Relations
9. On what occasion do you lie? With strangers at train stations. 23. What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? When it’s impossible to tell imagination from reality.
7. What is your current state of mind? Im pretty happy right now. Life is good and exhausting.
16. When and where were you happiest? I’m 10 years old collecting Pokemon on my DS. Just wait till my friends back at school see this! 33. What is your greatest regret? On an airplane someone once offered me a free copy of Herman Hesse’s “Siddhartha” and because I already owned it I turned the offer down. I don’t know why but I think about it all the time.
Aeaissa Jade Arts Editor-at-Large
Creative Opportunist Lover of Life Scavenger and Bliss Seeker Photographer Painter Dumpster Diver Nurturer Friend Dog mom Believer of Miracles Grateful Conduit
Sebouh Oshagan Assistant Blog Editor
Kirsten Ogden Faculty Advisor
2. Having to sleep in a bed with 100 pugs.
3. "Shoulding" on everyone.
6. Expensive various shades of red lipstick.
13. Not giving a shit.
19. Raising Kayla.
24. Waiting tables.
26. Empathy and Acceptance.
28. Jo March. 32. People who lack manners and a sense of decorum.
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