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The Odyssey Magazine of the Arts is a student publication of

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Call for Submissions

January 14, 2020

Announcing the spring Talent Showcase

January 14, 2020

Odyssey Lecture Series No. 1

September 10, 2019

The Last Dragon

July 10, 2019

Call for Proposals: Odyssey Lecture Series

June 10, 2019

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April 23, 2019

Margo's Lament
By Tyler Horn

Consumed by

Illogical outcomes 

Ease my mind

Of the sleepless nights

Cease this disturbed respite 

Running away at great haste

From the corrupted blight

Escape with me

From the egregious lies 

The ones, you know

Our false prophet contrived

The time is...

April 5, 2019


Josie Lathrop
Poetry - 2018 Judge's Choice Award

How can she think

I'll just drink it right down?

It's ghastly! It's awful!

I may even drown!

I take a big gulp,

Not sure I can do it,

At least it is runny,

Cause I'm not gonna chew it.

It's gooey and sticky,

It's plain ol...

April 4, 2019

 Child Support

Jennifer Compton
Honorable Mention - Poetry, 2019 Art & Literary Contest

All the kids laugh
At my clothes and shoes
A crime of fashion
They won’t excuse

From my brother
Good enough
Says my mother

A hole in my jeans
Shirt with a stain

April 3, 2019

 The Death of Team Three
Told by the Survivor, Leslie Walden

2nd Place, 2019 Art & Literary Contest

As sweat droops and the 
Breathing quickens, the team staggers 
Into position.

The weathered bodies 
Clashing and gasping, as wrong 
Calls change their future.

All black ho...

October 17, 2018

LSSC Children's Theatre program presents Alice in Wonderland this week to 1,000 elementary school children. The Children's Theatre program's goal is to make the arts accessible to local elementary students by providing free performance field trips. In the 2017-2018 ove...

September 21, 2018

 The 2018-2019 LSSC Theatre season is upon us! Join us as we present four great shows to the college and community:

Alice in Wonderland
Directed by Heather Elmatti
October 19, 2018 at 7:00pm
October 20, 2018 at 10:00am

Mad Hatter Tea Party
October 20, 2018 at 11:00am


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Avry Fontanez - Art Director

Jacob Bryant - Publication Director

Tomas Valencia - Podcast Director

Kelise Nettles - Member

Shelby Simmons - Member

Brooks Cipriano - SL Outreach

Alexis Bigard - SL SGA Rep

Kevin Arms - Faculty Advisor

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