Editor In Chief: Lauren Cole

Lauren Cole is in her senior year at Columbia College, majoring in creative writing with a minor in psychology.  She works mainly in creative nonfiction and is currently working on a series of profiles focusing on Christian testimonies.  Lauren spends most of her time with her husband and their spunky Corgi, Millie.




Professor I006


Faculty Advisor: Christina Ingoglia

Christina Ingoglia is an Associate Professor of English at Columbia College. She is also a creative nonfiction writer who is fascinated by what others consider “heaven on earth” to be. She earned her MFA from the University of Wyoming. When she’s not teaching or writing, she is hanging out with her husband Dave, her daughter Lilly, and their cats Johnny Depp and David Bowie. She is also a founding member and officer of Missouri Disability Empowerment (MoDE).



Dr. Monacell


Faculty Advisor: Peter Monacell

Peter Monacell is Assistant Professor of English at Columbia College. He is a poet and literary critic whose interests include modern and contemporary poetry, critical theory, archival practices, and cultural approaches to texts. Born and raised in Virginia, Peter received his PhD from the University of Missouri and now lives in Jefferson City with his wife. He likes horror movies, mushroom hunting, and thinking way too hard about suburbia.