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Parole Reform

"Prisoners must have a mode in which they can challenge the state’s actions in parole decisions. Any system that cannot be held accountable is an unjust system." More

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Geode

"Randy picked up a geode—a black, gnarled rock, sliced open to reveal a crystalline pocket within—and turned it over in his hands." More

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Rogers Park: Area 52

"Mankind waited our whole history for something amazing like this to happen, then it does, and in my own back yard no less, and it may as well have… More

Murderers’ Ball

"The Murderers' Ball is what we call the annual fall Lifer's Club banquet. It's mostly said in jest and among ourselves, Lifers that is. It's dark humor shared by… More

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A Short Play

"They can lock my body up but they can't cage my mind. I'm still free. Just cause you're locked up don't mean you can't be free." More

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Lexie’s Books

"It is the essence of transformation, the protean nature of our imagination and expressions that compel us to write, to rant and rave and strive to be heard." More

Time Reversal Invariance

"It used to be that physicists  / thought the world might run / the same forward as in reverse: / that is to say, we had no means / to know which… More

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