THE PARAGON JOURNAL BLOG 

January 18, 2018

The campus of Franklin and Marshall had opened its doors to the public shortly after the semester started to the first production of the 2018 F&M Player season. Legally Blonde the musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture....

November 16, 2017

Pissing in the streets of Paris on New Years. Those were the words that I heard when skyping with my friend, Alex, who was studying abroad last year, and I immediately thought that she was weird for urinating in a public place. She continued to describe the people in t...

November 15, 2017

The Paragon Journal has begun a new project that we think everyone will enjoy! We want to figure out what inspires academics to continue pursuing their passions. We would also like to know how they found these passions. We cordially invite you to follow us on this ride...

October 25, 2017

We are proud to present you with the following pieces that we have decided to nominate this year for the Pushcart Prize.

Surviving by Sara Stevenson - Fiction

Once Upon a Jerusalem by Hebatullah Issa - Creative Nonfiction

1995 by Alex Moyenne - Poetry

Lost to this World by...

October 20, 2017

I see a little house on the hill

and children’s names scribbled across the walls.

Their memories long forgotten,

but our story has just begun.

The crayon starting to flake away

as you pull farther from me. I see the pain

in your eyes, and can only imagine

the trouble I caused...

August 4, 2017

Sundress Publications is the press that hosts and publishes the Best of the Net Anthology each year. “This project continues to promote the diverse and growing collection of voices who are publishing their work online, a venue that continues to see less respect from su...

July 16, 2017

Before all of the questions come pouring into my inbox, I wanted to post this to explain my decisions even though I should have to explain myself, but I think that this decision is going to be the best for me. I believed that China would be the perfect place to find my...

April 10, 2017

STAUNTON, Va. – The opening run of Emma Whipday’s Shakespeare’s Sister has sadly come to an end at the American Shakespeare Center. Whipday’s fictional account of Shakespeare’s sister, Judith who is an aspiring playwright. Shakespeare did have a sister named Joan, but...

March 11, 2017

“This is not how God created us to be,” is the tagline of an article titled “My Child Will Not Be Allowed To Be Transgender” written by Moriah Dufrin,

February 20, 2017

Harrisburg, PA. – The Pennsylvania FFA Association recently held the third and final weekend of their Agricultural Opportunities Establishes Success (ACES) conference in coordination with the beginning of National FFA Week. Students descended unto Harrisburg from all f...

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