FICTION: “The Coffee Bee” (The CONCLUSION!)

  By Rifath Islam   [THIS FINAL CHAPTER CONTINUED FROM OUR PREVIOUS ISSUE!] *** Adeline blinked, breaking the intense stare between them. “My…my keys?” “Yeah, the ones with the keys to the shop.” said Theo.  “Where are they?” “Why?” “Just tell me Adeline, it’s a surprise,” Theo whined. Adeline told him they were in the […]

FICTION: “The Coffee Bee” (Part 4)

By Rifath Islam   (Only two days have passed since the events recounted in last month’s  chapter!  As we rejoin our protagonists, Theo is once again back in the coffee shop with Adeline.) “Adeline?” Theo asked, poking the girl in the cheek. It was closing time at the coffee shop and Matthew had already left.  Adeline […]

ESSAY: Has The Spirit of Christmas Changed?

By Shumaya Islam It was about a week or so ago, when I woke up around my usual time in the morning. A sharp tremor of coldness ran from the top of my dark brown locks to the bottom of my round toes. My whole body shivered, as I pulled my comforter closer attempting to […]

FICTION: “The Coffee Bee” (Part 3)

 Part 2 of this story appears in the November Edition of the MCSM Rampage    By Rifath Islam Two weeks later, it was December 15th, and Adeline and Theo had been talking and hanging out more often than not. Any chance they would get, they would make plans together. Theo had found out that Adeline […]