Articles by Kevin Lou

Kevin Lou is a junior from Atlanta, GA. He can be reached at

Father to Son

Ken Nwachukwa stands atop a grey metal fold-up chair and clangs his champagne glass with a metal spoon. The crowd of family and friends, each engaged in separate conversations, congregate around Ken and his step-son, David Ayeke. The occasion is David’s high school post-graduation party. “David, I pass the torch to you,” laughing in a…

The Meaning of ER

Frantic nurses and doctors prepare for the incoming patient. A text page alert makes everyone take up their battle stations. The white-haired surgeon steps into the middle of the room, and the formation reforges around him like the scattering dance of iron particulates induced by a magnetic field. The surgeon extends his hands out in…

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