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Klipsun, Spring 2014 - Surface

Volume and Number

Vol. 44, Issue 6

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Publication Date

Spring 2014

Creator

Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Iverson, Genevieve

Photography Editor

Abell, Evan

Advisor

Howie, Stephen

Publisher

Western Washington University

Abstract

As a child, I spent my summers at the family pond, learning to swim and exploring the shoreline armed with rainbow goggles and a shrimp net. While I loved the florescent wings of the blue and red dragonflies resting on the cattails, I preferred to inspect their green larvae counterparts clinging to the dock pilings beneath the surface of the water. They looked like sleeping insects incased in murky, underwater cocoons. As the summer progressed, the larvae climbed up the pilings into the sunlight. A dragonfly would crawl out, stretching its new wings and fanning them in the air.

The dragonflies taught me the process of metamorphosis, emerging and breaking through several surfaces in a matter of minutes. And after they warmed their wings, they flew to the cattails, leaving a dried skin of another life behind.

For this issue, our staff and writers came together to decide what “surface” means to us. We were struck by the different definitions and interpretations of the word. As you read, we hope you consider what it means to you as well.

What exists on a surface may not be an accurate representation of what lies beneath. Read on and travel into caves with Washington state spelunkers, see a criminal strip club through the eyes of an undercover cop and dive into the depths of Puget Sound in search of lost ship- wrecks. Our writers bring you stories of all kinds of surfaces, both literal and figurative. Take this copy of Klipsun home and indulge yourself in the stories printed on the pages to come.

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Georgina Napp; Story Editors: Kristen Stanovich, Elena, Edington, Leesy Latronica; Online Editor: Rhoades Clark; Multimedia Editor: Lydia Love; Designers: Hannah Johnson, David Shin, Rachel Simons; Photographers: Rachel Brown, Meaghan Flesch; Copy Editor: Paul Grzelak; Writers: Stephanie Kirk, Taylor Mattson, Keegan Strandness, Sigourney Gundy, Chelsea Murphy, Even Abell, Michelle Dutro, Hayley Bostrom, Josh Hart, Quinn Welsh, Rhoades Clark

Description

Independent Student Publication at Western Washington University

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Any materials cited must be attributed to the Klipsun Magazine, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by the Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University, and www.klipsunmagazine.com/.

Subject-Topical (LCSH)

College students’ writings, American--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Periodicals; Universities and colleges--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Periodicals

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals; Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

City

Bellingham, WA

Keywords

Student life, Klipsun Magazine, Western Washington State College

Format

application/pdf

Language

English

Disciplines

Higher Education | Journalism Studies

Klipsun Magazine, 2014, Volume 44, Issue 06 - Spring

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