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swings to space

a short story by Jacob Landau, ’22

They were just children, not entirely sure who they would be yet or where they would find themselves next year, but they kept propelling themselves through the air with their short, insignificant legs nonetheless.
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spring contest results

The Red Ink staff would like to extend a huge congratulations to the winners of the Red Ink Spring Contest! For our viewers, over the past few weeks Red Ink has had a spring themed contest and we’ve received a variety of submissions (watercolors, fashion lines, musical compositions). We’ve certainly had one of the most creative contests yet! The winners are down below:

1st place: Chloe Xie, ’19 with her watercolor

2nd place [tie]: Sophie Liang, ’19 with her ceramics piece, “Bee in a Flower” and Serelle Carr, ’19 with her heritage bowl

3rd place: Clementine Starck, ’19 with her spring fashion line



a musical composition by Audrey Wang, ’21

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the one to blame pt. 2

an excerpt from a horror story by Inara Pirani, ’19

“Nice jacket by the way. You a big fan of the Bulldogs?” Logan asked, pointing to my varsity jacket. Oh man. Hockey. I always dread the sports-related conversations. I never keep up with this stuff, so I never know what to say. Hockey is boring; all you do is watch a bunch of dudes on steroids kick a puck around with a stick.
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the one to blame pt. 1

an excerpt from a horror story by Inara Pirani, ’19

     My stomach flip flopped as I followed my new principal, Dr. Trent, down the worn, rubber-lined steps of my new school. My legs felt like jello as Dr. Trent turned down a long hallway. I hated meeting new people. I’ve never been that outgoing person, who introduces themselves to everyone they see. What would I say to people?

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winter contest runner-up

photos taken by winter contest runner-up Syringa, ’19



click image to view animation by winter contest winner, Erin Barry, ’19

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Little Inkwells

A series of ceramics pieces by honorable mention recipient Serelle Carr, ’19.


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