We are immensely grateful to all those who helped us through our transition to an online platform and throughout this whole year. Special thanks to Susan Watrous, Jenn Cain, Kris and Kora, and all the rest of our fellow media makers at Student Media.

Cover artwork: “Spherical Anomalies” by Shea Windberg.

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Thank you to the students who support the creative work
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Contributors draw inspiration from various sources, some of which
may be triggering. 

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