By: Estelle Shaya Despite hounding half a dozen staff members to write a single article last semester, I have a confession to make: I have not published an article for The Slant since last spring. It’s not for lack of trying—I could point to my desktop folder filled with half-assed jokes about dating a BYX guy for an Immersion project or swearing to never drink again after … [Read more...] about I Have Nothing Left to Contribute to “The Slant”: Thank God I Have Tenure
Thats right love, you made one snarky comment to many. The “look up the definition of ‘ontological’ before you try to use it in an article you dumb idiot” comment on my last Slant piece means war, even if it was a sad nerdy attempt at copy editor humor. No, your the idiot for starting this fight. Copy edit this, bitch. Who; ever; told; you; you; could; delete; my; … [Read more...] about A Copy Editors Paredise
You've heard of the Rice Purity Test, but now take an assessment that reflects the real college experience. Welcome to the Slant Purity Test, the only true assessment of how much Vanderbilt has corrupted your morals. You'll get a score from 0-100, the higher the better. Share your results, create new social hierarchies based on where you place and generally revel in the … [Read more...] about The Slant Purity Test
Following the success of the groundbreaking novel Kissing the Coronavirus, an erotic tale that personified Covid as a sexy beast of a man, authors worldwide are rushing to jump on a new literary wave. Publishing companies now compare viral fiction to the late 2000s-early 2010s boom in young adult dystopian literature. Although one may appear to be an offshoot of the other, the … [Read more...] about What’s Next for Pandemic Erotica?
As I sat contemplating the meaning of life and the ten-page paper on existentialism I still had to write for the next day, I thought back to simpler times. Better times, back in rural Ohio. I remembered the childish dreams I’d once had. At the time they were simple, perhaps idealistic, but they certainly never considered having to pay $70,000 for four years to lose part of … [Read more...] about I’m Taking an Amish Buggy to the Land of My Dreams