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Adam Mlodzinski, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Julian Barocas, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Liam Worcheck, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Sarah Buck, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Jenna Lozzi, Ursinus College
Samuel Ernst, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Aurora McKee, Ursinus College
Jessica Schnur, Ursinus College
Griffin Banks, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Ryan Savage, Ursinus College
Gabby DeMelfi, Ursinus College
Marie Sykes, Ursinus College
Kayla Weil, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Benjamin Tobias, Ursinus College
Anastasia Dziekan, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Emily Bradigan, Ursinus College
Nadia El-Mourli, Ursinus College
Isabelle Wessman, Ursinus College
Mairead McDermott, Ursinus College
Chandrasekhar Palepu, Ursinus College
Robert Fisher, Ursinus College
Kelsey Gavin, Ursinus College
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Liam Powers, Ursinus College
Matthew Schmitz, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Shayna Kushner, Ursinus College
Yakira M. Serrano Rodriguez, Ursinus College
Haley Bestrycki, Ursinus College
Anaya Demota, Ursinus College
Amy Litofsky, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Vanessa Worley, Ursinus College
Amanda Webber, Ursinus College
Morgan Mason, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Christian Ndaye, Ursinus College
Leo Cox, Ursinus College
Olivia Cross, Ursinus College
Amy Smith, Ursinus College
Valerie Eicher, Ursinus College
Ian Abrahams, Ursinus College
Amelia Kunko, Ursinus College
Ava Compagnoni, Ursinus College
Rimsha Maryam, Ursinus College
Aviva Schuch, Ursinus College
Cyn Ercole, Ursinus CollegeFollow
Colleen Murphy, Ursinus College
Sarah Fales, Ursinus College
Ella Spencer, Ursinus College



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One Thousand and One is Never Enough • House on Hazel Ave. • Crooked Men at Crooked Alley • Home • Honeybee • The Witch's Daughter • Traveling to Reyu • December 31st, 2019 • The Dominator Rolls the Dice Again • Red Flowers • Military Ball • Drowning in Color • Early Bird • Introspection • Hot Water • Reaching Into Space • Floating Marigolds Before COVID-19 • Smokestack 4 • Longing • His Fifth Year on Amstel Road • Wonderful Moments • Clean Glass • Betty, the Debutante • Teakettles Have it Easy • Fuimos, Somos y Seramos Parte de la Historia de la Isla • Kitchen Table • She Couldn't • Cooling Down • Not so Precious Stones • Domestic Wild • Violet Eater • I Will be Sweet • Flavor of Life • Clogged Artery • All Twenty-Six • The Greatest • From Ashes of War to Golden Cities • A Good Thing • Introduction • Devotion • Life of the Gambler • Impressions: Or a Dining Table's Soliloquy • Looking Glass • Montgomery Pie • Under the Hill • Paperback Lesbian • Girl With Pearl Earring • Your Mirror • Jacket • Illusions • Strawberry Girl (Raw Sugar, Shattered Glass) • I Don't Jam With Instagram • The Morning After Saturday • A Brisk Monday Morning • Emergence • Politeness and Pattern Recognition • Douglas Adams' Guide to Florida • A Love Story With Femininity • Roots • Dysmorphia III

Publication Date

Spring 2021


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Lantern, literary magazine, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, visual arts


Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | Illustration | Nonfiction | Poetry


Editor: Adam Mlodzinski

Section Editors: Julian Barocas, Liam Worcheck, Sarah Buck, Jenna Lozzi

Production Editor: Sam Ernst

Faculty Advisor: Jon Volkmer

The Lantern, 2020-2021



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