"On this disk, the Beatles have become made of dinosaur bones, and their sounds will play again and again up to the end."
"While some submitted to a fate of rereading, others went online to quench their burning thirst for more of Harry's adventures and take part in the tradition of fan fiction."
"I’ve replayed in my mind Suzanne’s death. I wasn’t there, and the details as they’ve been told to me get conflated, but that doesn’t stop me from seeing them over and over again."
"In the bathroom of a house party, Najah finds her best friend Cas hiding and tells him about her true feelings. It doesn’t exactly go how either of them expected."
"My mom doesn’t understand heartbreak because she’s never had her heart broken. She’s always been the one to break hearts, the one to close the door on people, the one to say goodbye."
"Typically, sports provide an outlet for society to escape political pressures. However, the United States’ triumph over the Soviet Union in men’s hockey during the 1980 Winter Olympics seemingly had the opposite effect."
"The movement side grew out of an unexpected spatial circumstance in my life, an impromptu movement problem of sorts."
Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art and research at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. The work is selected from the undergraduate print journals (including the Gallatin Review, the Gallatin Research Journal, the Journal of Global Affairs), exhibits curated in the Gallatin Galleries, visual art and performances produced for the Gallatin Arts Festival, teacher-nominated written and art works generated in courses, and independent projects commissioned by the student editors.Find out more »