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Cipher [2014-2015 Vol. 18 no. 2 October]


The Cipher is a nonfiction magazine that emphasizes journalistic writing and endeavors to engage the reader in meaningful discourse. The magazine comes out of Colorado College, but does not cover Colorado College exclusively. It investigates matters affecting the college, Colorado Springs, this nation and the world, and strives to be a venue for creative, critical perspectives.


Publication began December 12, 1997. Print issues are available at Tutt Library in Periodicals and in Special Collections. Subtitle varies by issue.

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Contents include : Who holds the monkey wrench? Exchanging self-expression for quality / Aleyah Goins -- Muggles and fan fiction : we don’t wanna sued / Anna Cain -- Between a cock and a hard place : can pornography be ethical? / Ashley Johnson -- He didn’t “retire” : the story of Roberto Garcia’s termination from CC / Han Sayles -- The purity ball : a promise I didn’t understand / Eboni Statham -- Hannah Arendt and Colorado College : the political theorist’s connection to campus / Elliot Mamet -- Sense and invisibility : a Black woman’s perspective on hookup culture / Jade Frost -- Man in the mirror : destigmatizing male body image issues / Sam Tezak -- Taxi ride-along : the view from Terry Gibson’s driver seat / Hannah Fleming -- Denied accommodations : coping with a learning disability at CC / Anonymous -- Breathe in, breathe out : stories of anxiety / Maryka Gillis -- The word that must not be said / Juan Avila Conejo -- A sisterhood of sorts : why I accidentally miss Catholic school / Maddie Pillari -- A Culture of Censorship : penal codes and societal norms in India / Krithika Vachali -- Text speak explained : tell me what u rly mean / Brian LeMeur -- All hail Lloyd : drawing the line between boyfriend and God / Anonymous -- The evolution of flow : hip-hop from Wutang Clan to Eminem / Andrew Braverman -- Life in jail : a censored existence / Addis Goldman -- One-and-a-half years later : confessions of a former Monthly Rag editor / Tess Gattuso -- Get Your Grind(r) on : an exploration of the gay “dating app” / Nick Morales -- Uncensoring voices : interviews with men in combat / Miles Cooper -- Demanding history : why the Jefferson County school students are protesting / Hannah Westerman -- Trustees and transparency : we want more from our representatives / Grace Montesano.

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83 pages : illustrations (some color)