The Devil's Quill

Non Linear Functions

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

March 1, 2019

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I’ve never been good at Calculus, or self care. Incidentally, they are both equally challenging to me. But from both of these nuisances, I have learned that recover is a nonlinear function that can shift for no apparent...

In Condemnation of the Children Being Detained at the Border

March 1, 2019

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Harper Lee taught us that to kill a mockingbird is a sin - but what about to kill a dream? ...

A Running List of Pillow Talk Conversation Ideas :

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

May 22, 2018

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1. Social security is incredibly underfunded and millennials will pay a crushing amount in taxes on top of student loans, yet don't have the motivation to put down Pokemon Go and vote for candidates that will help them with this. 2....

Dashing and Cool

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

May 22, 2018

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You may write or say whatever you please about me. Use any profanity in your vernacular - I probably deserve some of it. However, at the end of your catharsis, my only requirement is you must include how with...

‘Hey There Delilah’

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

May 22, 2018

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Did you know that the lead singer of the Plain White T’s never actually met Delilah of ‘Hey There Delilah’? He just saw her boarding a train in New York City and decided to write her into his life as the...

The Paradox Of Loss

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

May 22, 2018

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How can something that’s gone weigh you down so much? They say energy is neither created nor destroyed so then tell me, why do this space feel so vacant? Perhaps I was simply living vicariously through...

A Conversation: Explaining the Patriarchy to a ‘Mansplainer’

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

May 17, 2018

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… well. I’d like to get a word in edgewise. … but i’m afraid it is a futile effort. … akin to how a racist is always the first to proclaim they are not racist, … a 'mansplainer' raises his voice to...

Patriot

Kendall Kalustyan, Vice President

May 16, 2018

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I’ve never been much of a patriot; or particularly nationalistic for that matter. My hand is not iron cast to my forehead in undying salute, nor my finger pressed up against a trigger. I have however served overseas,...

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