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<br /> <br /> <br /> The Bellwether<br /> A publication dedicated<br /> to housing the creative works<br /> of students, faculty,<br /> and staff at<br /> Bellevue University<br /> Volume 7<br /> 2015<br /> 1<br /> Editor: Amy Nejezchleb<br /> Editorial Team: Tony Jasnowski, Darius Watson, Kim Whiteside, Casey<br /> Kralik, Colin Kehm, and Kaylene Powell<br /> Graphic Design (front and back): Brian Kear<br /> Cover artwork: front and back covers, Waiting for Spring, original<br /> photograph by Julie Verebely<br /> The Bellwether publishes creative prose, poetry, and visual art, as well as<br /> academic and literary writing. We encourage submissions from across the<br /> disciplines. Our mission is to feature outstanding artistic works with a<br /> diversity of voices, styles, and subjects meaningful to the BU community.<br /> The Bellwether is further evidence that critical thinking and creative<a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=1"> </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=2"> </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=3"> The Bellwether A publication dedicat</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=4"> Editor: Amy Nejezchleb Editorial Team: Tony Jas</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=5"> TABLE OF CONTENTS 6 </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=6"> 72 George Towle Hint of a Pocono Fal</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=7"> 96 Thanh Vo Nature’s Awakening 97-98 Krist</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=8"> INTRODUCTION Welcome to The Bellwether, Bruin</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=9"> The Bellwether Volume 7 EXC</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=10"> ANDREW DEAHN It is with great enthusiasm that I </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=11"> ANDY DEAHN Part II: Policy Conclusions for Comba</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=12"> a range of discourses of resistance to pol</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=13"> extremists observe themselves as normal, not irre</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=14"> international community. Furthermore, these acti</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=15"> </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=16"> historical issue, one that has allowed religion t</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=17"> others that oppose them” (p. 1). Armed with an e</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=18"> uniform way. They use propaganda and social medi</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=19"> regaining key territories, and delegitimize the g</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=20"> BRIAN HUGHES It is with great enthusiasm that I </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=21"> BRIAN HUGHES The Soc</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=22"> UN figures (Crosson, 2014). This is clear eviden</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=23"> Afghan trenches or training camps” (Roy 2004). Al</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=24"> Deterritorialization and Hybrid Identities Throug</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=25"> they express a negative form of westernization.” </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=26"> for them to establish a social and political basi</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=27"> generation. This post-migrant population represen</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=28"> Policy may have angered Muslims when it banned th</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=29"> primary school, around 9 percent of native pupils</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=30"> average, respectively (Choudhury 2007). Thus, wi</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=31"> Islamic population. Assimilation has been slow,</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=32"> While exclusion from society, driven b</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=33"> Flemish Belgium.” Journal of Social Issues. 64(2)</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=34"> Mlinar, Zdravko. (1994). “Deterritorialization an</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=35"> KEVIN DETRICK I’d like to nominate one of my stu</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=36"> KEVIN DETRICK Say No to Legalizing Physician-Ass</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=37"> those they are able, and exterminate others. Bota</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=38"> LAURA TASTAD It is my privilege to nominate Laur</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=39"> LAURA TASTAD Submitted in LA 400, 410, & 420 </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=40"> So for me, the Service Learning Project</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=41"> goosebumps trying to describe all the wonderful t</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=42"> personal and so necessary that they might not hav</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=43"> a discount on my bill “for being a good person”, </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=44"> go into debt for that which is worth so little. </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=45"> father’s existing medical bills but there were mo</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=46"> It made me really nervous to wait unt</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=47"> For me, this project wasn’t a “pro</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=48"> Emerson, R.W. (1841/1847). Self-Reliance. Retriev</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=49"> ROBIN LYNNE PUSKAR I believe that Robin shou</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=50"> ROBIN LYNNE PUSKAR A Maiden’s Voyage: the R.M.S.</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=51"> Harland and Wolff is the greatest ship builder in</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=52"> shorten the time we have to prepare for our cross</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=53"> Each time the satellite passes overhead it’s meas</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=54"> the cabin maids call it the staircase to heaven. </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=55"> Your loving son, Jack Monday, April 14, 1912 7:1</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=56"> compiling the books other radar operators will us</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=57"> RUTH FRANKS I nominate Ruth Franks for a certifi</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=58"> RUTH FRANKS Submitted in LA 400, 410, & 420 </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=59"> is a quick way to incite emotionally charged conf</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=60"> (Aristotle, 335-323 B.C.). This has no place in </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=61"> Jefferson provides clarity in his letter to the D</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=62"> Foundation. 23 June 2006. </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=63"> The Bellwether Volume 7 CREATIVE W</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=64"> RACHAEL WEARS Waiting Sitting, waiting, think</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=65"> PAT ARTZ Becoming Symbolic photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=66"> Becoming Symbolic When did I become symbolic? Ma</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=67"> CLIF MASON Cold as Jupiter Remembering Matthew</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=68"> KEVIN DETRICK Hello from Heaven photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=69"> KIM LOUISE Spacing Last week, I sat </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=70"> and low temperatures, you know—and the moon. The</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=71"> TONY JASNOWSKI Company of Men “</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=72"> “ . . . some more pie?” the husban</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=73"> AMY NEJEZCHLEB Mode Monroe and Michelangelo She</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=74"> GEORGE TOWLE Hint of a Pocono Fall & Winter </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=75"> trails that wander through the river basin. Mass</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=76"> the edge of the corn field, we startle a few grou</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=77"> speeding down a steep slope, or just enjoying a m</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=78"> KIM LOUISE Chittlins! I have my </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=79"> When the word kill flew out of my </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=80"> CLIF MASON Your Mouth Is Full of Blue Flowers </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=81"> DIEGO PORTILLO Lina Pencil on Paper </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=82"> AMY NEJEZCHLEB Kensington Place An old man sits</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=83"> JES EWERS Separation photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=84"> PAT ARTZ Waiting for Spring photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=85"> TONY JASNOWSKI My Kristina In memory of Andrea </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=86"> Maybe my mother was right. One angel at least hea</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=87"> SCARY STORY WRITING CONTEST </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=88"> CORY MCMILLEN Rumpelstiltskin First Pl</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=89"> This simply could not be! It had been mid-afterno</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=90"> “Of course I have!” she spat. But she could see </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=91"> DAN SILVIA The Prince’s Monologue </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=92"> archway watching Z and the kids play. I’d take he</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=93"> AUSTIN HAFFKE The Crowning of Cinderella </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=94"> Still he could not move his body or speak. He co</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=95"> seven feet tall. He wanted to flee from this unn</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=96"> CREATIVE WORKS AMPERSAND </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=97"> AMY NEJEZCHLEB Swifty 1 A lonely cowboy Driving</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=98"> THANH VO Nature’s Awakening photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=99"> KRISTEN BRADLEY Open Book Series photography Bo</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=100"> Flowers </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=101"> AMY NEJEZCHLEB Bauhaus Bah-Humbug! Walter Grop</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=102"> KIM LOUISE August’s Napkins I admi</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=103"> in an ill-matched chair waiting for someone, anyo</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=104"> DIEGO PORTILLO Baby pencil on paper </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=105"> DARIUS WATSON Home and Country I’ve </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=106"> race, or, frankly, even nationality. I think tha</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=107"> Although my home was never really that com</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=108"> experience life like this to a degree with the on</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=109"> CLIF MASON The</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=110"> PAT ARTZ For Life photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=111"> KARLA CARTER Smitten Like a brand My heart was </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=112"> BRIAN KELLER In a Day The red dawn light gently</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=113"> THANH VO Weathered Essence photography </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=114"> GLORIELA MOORE The Man and the Lawyer One day G</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=115"> AMY NEJEZCHLEB Syncretism Ryan Rendleman, in Me</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=116"> But that day, I swear I saw four twilight ey</a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=117"> </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=118"> </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=119"> </a> <a title="Bellwether Volume 7 2015 page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/570fa1ad?page=120"> </a>