The third season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” premiered this summer to rave reviews. Mikayah Parsons ’24 analyzes the season’s improvement on Gina Wylie’s character arc, following a young Black girl’s journey to self-love.
Mikayah Parsons '24
In this week’s issue of “Poetic Perspectives,” Mikayah Parsons ’24 presents “Narratives of Trauma,” which critiques the expectation for Black students to share their traumas in order to gain admission into elite institutions.
The college recently hosted its annual public speaking competition and the Litfest Spoken Word Slam. Mikayah Parsons ʼ24 speaks with participants of the events about the lack of a spoken word community at Amherst.
In our first edition of "Poetic Perspectives," Mikayah Parsons '24 pens a coming-of-age tale of queerness, grief, and growth.
Originally published in The Indicator's 2021 issue Ecologies of Care, "We Sell Care" by Mikayah Parsons '24 is reprinted here as part of a collaboration between The Student's Arts and Living Sections and The Indicator.