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Looking Within: A Photo Essay by Frank Jackson

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Point guard Frank Jackson takes us behind the scenes of a place that he and thousands of Crazies consider home. Jackson’s dynamic shots capture the energy and passion found within the walls of Cameron Indoor. During his shoot, Jackson developed an “even deeper appreciation for the history behind this place.” We rarely have the chance to experience Cameron in complete tranquility and isolation and through this series Jackson seizes a rare opportunity to share this side of Cameron. Jackson believes…

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Building Syria

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Between jihadi militants on the east and an impermeable border on the west, lies the product of a seemingly interminable civil war. Each captured face with a unique and saddening expression portraying the hardship the refugees have withstood. Curiosity, fear, vulnerability and most importantly hope. Two brothers enthusiastically run towards a vending machine erratic – intently peering into it, noses pressed against the dusty glass. A life that was once taken for granted now poses as a luxury in times of adversity. I took these pictures…

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At Ease

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Take me back to the basics and the simple life. Sometimes, you get more than you bargained for. Sometimes the life that you once wished for is too much for you bear. As much as you try to keep moving, sometimes you need respite. Running on empty, you turn to the creature comforts that give you peace of mind. Tell me all of the things that make you feel at ease. A picture of a cherished childhood memory. A fleece…

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Asking is a dangerous game.

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Why ask questions, you don’t want answers to. To let the answers take control? To make you feel, make you hurt. To leave you desperately wanting to un-hear? The answer is given, but the sting continues on. Creeping into your thoughts at the most inconvenient times. Daring you, begging you, to look at everything differently. To freak out, to make a scene, to yell, scream, cry. So why ask? To be informed? Protect yourself. “What you don’t know won’t hurt…

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Strike

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The American Tobacco Campus is located in the downtown of Durham, North Carolina. Its name refers to the American Tobacco Company, the manufacturers of the famous and iconic cigarette brand “Lucky Strike”. American Tobacco was the home of the company until they left Durham in 1987. The campus has been refurbished with art, food, and business, and today it is one of the highlights of downtown Durham. My essay seeks to captures the theme of duality – night and day,…

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How it Was, Is Not How it Is

There is one thing I was always sure of And that was being daddy’s girl. School, sports – With him by my side it was easy. Two peas in a pod, Two halves of a whole, He just understood. Finally someone understood. ——————————— It’s like I already knew what was coming out of his mouth before he said it. And just like that everything changes. Even if it doesn’t have to change it changes. And I hate him for it,…

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Spirit of the Game

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This essay aims to capture the spirit of feminism and unity found in Women’s Ultimate Frisbee. The collection moves through a typical day of practice, depicting the hard work and commitment of one team. I hope that this series will change sexist assumptions in sport as well as highlight the achievements of a close-knit, club team. Photography By Simon Shore…

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Arid Textures: A Photo Essay

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Away from the bustling medina and busy highways is a quiet garden made of vibrant colors and rich textures. The dry desert air glides effortlessly through the trees, ruffling my scarf as it passes. Man’s hand is present in the landscape of the garden, from the groomed grass to the expert placement of complementary plants. But if you look closer, you can find within the folds, spikes, and melds of color, a natural landscape. Jardin d’Essais Botanique, Rabat, Morocco |…

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