Go pick up your own copy in Devlin, Lower, Hillside, Stokes, or Mac, or click to download a PDF version! zine-2020-1Download Much Love from the Laughing Medusa Council ❤
Hello Lovelies, Things for Laughing Medusa are going to look different this year--but fear not!! We will be sending out applications soon this week for our new council members (due October 2nd!!!), and submissions will be opening up, so give us all of your lovely poetry, short stories, art, whatever got you through quarantine, because … Continue reading Welcome Back?
The Laughing Medusa Spring Magazine of 2020 is Live!!
And now, the moment we've all been waiting for...The Laughing Medusa spring magazine of 2020 is out, released today! We are beyond excited to give you this masterpiece and so grateful to everyone who took part, and we hope that it will help you get through this quarantine. Go check it out here: issuu.com/thelaughingmedusa/docs/lm_19-20_final_magazine In … Continue reading The Laughing Medusa Spring Magazine of 2020 is Live!!
The Quarantined Medusa
Oh, you thought that we'd quit, Coronavirus? THINK AGAIN, BITCH. We may be apart, but we're as strong as ever. The flames of our anger and determination are burning bright, with the way all of our lives have been upended and thoroughly run through the ringer. So, in shorter words, we aren't giving up on … Continue reading The Quarantined Medusa
Fuel Your Fire and Zine Release!
Hi everyone and happy last day of classes! We are so excited to announce that our fall zine is OUT!! We worked tirelessly to create a set of poetry, art, and prose that represents the lovely and diverse voices that are present on this campus. We are so proud of the final product and hope … Continue reading Fuel Your Fire and Zine Release!
Poetry and Macaroons at McMullen Museum of Art
Hi everyone! An update on everyone's favorite girl gang: We've spent the past month reviewing council applications and we are soso excited to announce that we've added four new baby snakes to our council! Stay tuned for a meet the council post later on in the semester! This past Thursday, we collaborated with Boston College's … Continue reading Poetry and Macaroons at McMullen Museum of Art
Welcome Back & Accepting Applications!
Welcome back, snakes! We hope everyone had a refreshing summer and is ready for an amazing school year. Just in case you missed it, our current spring issue is linked in the menu above. Feel free to check it out! We want to thank everyone who came to our table during the involvement fair- you … Continue reading Welcome Back & Accepting Applications!
A Night of Poetry and Prose at the McMullen Museum of Art
Welcome back, everyone! We hope you missed us. After graduating two seniors last year, we've spent the past month and a half reviewing council applications and making plans for the 2018-2019 year. Now, with the addition of four new baby snakes (profiles to come), The Laughing Medusa 2018-2019 council is up and running! To kick … Continue reading A Night of Poetry and Prose at the McMullen Museum of Art
Happy finals week! We know it's been a while, but we hope you didn't think we'd round out the school year without saying goodbye. It's been a busy few weeks for the Medusa, and we want to share all of the exciting moments and hard work that our council members have been a part of … Continue reading THANK YOU!
Happy Thursday Medusa fans! We hope you are enjoying the beautiful day by spending some time outside with a good book. If you are in the mood for some poetry, you're in luck! If you missed our last post, feel free to read it here! Today we bring more great poetry from a past issue … Continue reading Throwback Thursday
Happy Friday, everyone! We hope you're enjoying break, and looking forward to a great Easter weekend. Is there a better way to spend a rainy Friday than with some fabulous poetry? We don't think so. So, if you missed our last post, feel free to read it here! Today we bring more great poetry from … Continue reading Flashback Friday
Music and Medusas Night
We hope you all had the chance to come to our event last Thursday night, March 22nd! A few of our lovely members read their original work and we were lucky enough to hear the dulcet tones of the talented musicians of the Music Guild, our co-host for the event. It was a great night … Continue reading Music and Medusas Night
Happy Thursday, Medusa fans! We hope your "snow day" treated you well, and you're looking forward to another Medusa post! If you missed our last post, feel free to read it here! Continuing on the trend of “throwbacks,” today we bring more great poetry from a past issue of the Laughing Medusa. As part of … Continue reading Throwback Thursday
Happy Friday, everyone! It's almost the weekend which means St. Patrick's Day celebrations are upon us. What a better way to improve your holiday weekend than starting it off with some poetry? If you missed our last post, feel free to read it here! Continuing on the trend of “flashbacks,” today we bring more great … Continue reading Flashback Friday
Happy snow day! Hopefully you all got a chance to sleep in, study a little more, build a snow man, or snuggle under a blanket with a good book! Unfortunately, it looks like tomorrow everyone is on the grind again; so whether you're still in bed, need a study break, or about to hop into … Continue reading Meet Bailey!
Happy Thursday, everyone! We hoped you liked last week's post, and enjoy our series! Continuing on the trend of “throwbacks,” today we bring more great poetry from a past issue of the Laughing Medusa to brighten your day. As part of the celebration for our new online home this year, we’ve started featuring a selection … Continue reading Throwback Thursday
Spring Break is in sight! What are you up to this coming week? Punta Cana? Miami? Cancun? Staying inside and reading The Laughing Medusa? Whatever it is, we from the Editorial Council hope you have an amazing time and maybe even find some time to pick up a pen, paintbrush, or camera and create some … Continue reading Meet Claire!
So Long Ago Saturday
Happy Saturday, everyone! So, although it's technically Thursday... let's just pretend it's Thursday for another edition of our Throwback Thursdays! What a better way to enjoy a Saturday than reading some beautiful poetry by some beautiful ladies. We hoped you liked last Thursday's post, and if you haven't gotten a chance to read it, check … Continue reading So Long Ago Saturday
That's right, it's Tuesday again! More importantly, it is SIXTY DEGREES in BOSTON in FEBRUARY. Cause for celebration? We think so! And while, yes, we would've been back on the blog today for another installment of our Meet the Council series regardless of the weather, we still think it's the perfect way to end an … Continue reading Meet Ji!
Throwback Thursday #3
Hi everyone, and Happy Thursday! We hope you liked last Thursday's post featuring "Gravel Roads" by Claire Kramer. If you haven't read it yet, take a look here! Continuing on the trend of "throwbacks," today we bring more great poetry from a past issue of the Laughing Medusa to brighten your winter day. If you’re … Continue reading Throwback Thursday #3
LOVE IS IN THE AIR! Whether you hate Valentine's Day or love it, that oh-so-special day of the year is coming up quick. We'll be here making a toast to Galentine's Day while feeling all the love for both our council members and our readers, and we hope you're all having your own equally awesome … Continue reading Meet Christin!
Throwback Thursday #2
Happy Thursday, everyone! As we’ve been introducing you all over these past few weeks to our very own Editorial Council members, we haven’t forgotten about the series we started in our first official post here on the site. Now that you have a bit more of a sense of who’s behind this website and the … Continue reading Throwback Thursday #2
If you're like us, it's getting to be around that time where first exams and papers of the semester are piling up. While we can't offer you much help in that department, we can offer you this brand new installment in our Meet the Council series to brighten your day via an introduction to one … Continue reading Meet Taylor!
Another chilly day on campus, another Medusa to meet. After our wave of distribution this week to get copies of The Laughing Medusa back around campus for your reading pleasure, we hope your interest has been piqued in seeing what badass councilwoman is due next for an introduction.We won't make you wait any longer—read on … Continue reading Meet Sonja!
It's another rainy day in Chestnut Hill, and we know that means you're probably looking for any excuse to stay dry and warm inside. Luckily, we're here to help! After reconvening for our first Medusa Council meeting of the semester, we are more excited than ever to continue invoking our bragging rights about all the … Continue reading Meet Jordan!
WE'RE BACK! It's the first day of the semester, and we here at The Laughing Medusa are already working hard to make this an incredible spring for our magazine and our readers. As we all settle back into campus and bundle up against the cold, we think it's time to show off another of our fabulous … Continue reading Meet Celia!
Happy New Year! We hope you've all had a safe, cozy, and girl-powered start to 2018 this week. Before we get back to campus this weekend, we'll be getting a start on our own reading resolutions by spending some quality time in the pages of The Laughing Medusa. We hope a few of you are doing … Continue reading Meet Rose!
Happy Holidays! Whatever you celebrate, what makes a better gift as we round out the year than getting to meet another inspiring member of our Editorial Council? We certainly couldn't think of anything, so we're back to wish you all well in your celebrations and tell you a little more about the next in our … Continue reading Meet Kate!
We may be late, but we're back--it's time to introduce another dazzling member of our Editorial Council to the world! With finals wrapped up at BC once and for all, we know (if you're anything like us) that you have lots of time on your hands at home. What better way to spend it then … Continue reading Meet Maggie!
It's that time of the week again! We're back with another dazzling member of our Editorial Council to introduce to the world. If you didn't catch our first post, The Laughing Medusa is edited, designed, published, and promoted by a small group of BC’s undergraduate women each year, and we count ourselves lucky to attract … Continue reading Meet Tiffany!
Hello from all of us on the Laughing Medusa Editorial Council! In putting together our website, we've realized that we should take the chance to formally introduce ourselves. The Laughing Medusa is edited, designed, published, and promoted by a small group of BC's undergraduate women each year, and we count ourselves lucky to attract some … Continue reading Meet Margherita!
A Warm Welcome Back
Alternate title: McMullen McMullen McMullen (read to the tune of A Milli by Lil Wayne) We're back baby, did you miss us? Laughing Medusa's own Lexie Slotterback and Pam Zhou as well as an absolutely bumping crowd Laughing Medusa is incredibly excited to announce we have just had our first in person event since the … Continue reading A Warm Welcome Back