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Our Mission

Periaktoi's mission is to produce a journal of art and literature that reflects the diversity of experience and inspiring talent present in the Baylor community. Art and literature provide unique value to our community and serve as a vehicle for expressing the inexpressible, for exploring human experience in all its varied dimensions. In recognition of this value, Periaktoi seeks to promote access and expand interest in the arts at Baylor, while providing a forum for artists, musicians and writers to showcase their work to the broader community.

Visual Art, Writing, Music & More

Shemar Rhaney
Shemar Rhaney

Shemar Rhaney performs original spoken word poetry work “High Riser” at the event “A Novel Idea – A Coffee House Concert” performed in Hedges Library on November 19, 2015.

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The Wrath of Kali
  • Essay
Matthew Palermo

The station was filled with steam and smelled of a mixture of coal smoke, tobacco smoke, and sweat with a hint of perfume. People shuffled and shoved themselves about the platforms, through crowds of paupers and aristocrats who mingled with each other long enough to get into an isolated compartment on a train that would take them far away from the overcrowded platforms of King's Cross Station.

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Alison Qu
Bernard Fertal

I wrote this song "One Last Time" about going through the feeling of "I’ve had enough" in a relationship. Recorded in Village Records, CA. Vocals by Alison Qu and Belle Lee (Malaysia), piano by William Li and produced by Dawaun Parker.

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Grief
Francesca Watkins

He shouted for another drink, drowned in his sorrows. It might not be correct, but it was my right to get wasted. Besides, this helps me forget.

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Issue Archives

Volume 50
Issue 1

Team Periaktoi

Editor-in-Chief
John Liu

Visual Art Editor
Alex Xuan

Writing Editors
Ellis Coffelt
Katy Waddell

Media Editors
Sorya Meyer
Charlotte Wang

Faculty Advisors
Bernard Fertal
Melissa Pojasek

Contributors to this Issue
Ebun Akinjala
Rosa Anderson-Barrera
Kendyl Baker
Caroline Barker
Zoe Chamberlain
Krishna Chanamolu
Alisha Chandra
David Chen
Rowe Cooper
Sophie Covert
Ally Craig
Olivia Cranford
Gracen Ford
Elizabeth Hayslett
Hunter Hernden
Garrett Hill
Lizzie Hill
Charlie Hooks
Ashleigh Huang
Jonyca Jiao
Alyssa Kim
Maddie Kim
Michael Kinsey
Elisabeth Lau
Liz Li
John Liu
Natalie Lusk
Tess Margio
Dana Mays
Alexa McCarren
Sheldon McKnight
Sarah Miller
Katie Nelson
Sarah Kathryn Oliver
Peyson Pearce
Dake Peng
Kate Pifer
Haley Rice
Paige Ryan
Lucy Crews Townsend
Madison Kay Tuder
Katy Waddell
Charlotte Wang
Colby Watson

Anthony Weekley
Lake Wheeler
Erica Wu
Tina Zheng


Special Thanks to Periaktoi Club Members
Ridley Browder
Ava Echard
Rachel Liu
Zoe Xu
 

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