Posts tagged "june 2016"
Yellow and You

Yellow and You

  Margo is just like her mother. Her beauty is dark and holds all of the world’s secrets. Living in the under eye bags right above her puffed cheeks, that you’d think wouldn’t flatter anybody.
Collection of Poems

Collection of Poems

  1   Our Black Magic   I am standing in line for coffee, it is early and the windows are fogged, The morning chill still rattling in my bones when I hear a voice behind me, lowered to a whisper. A girl says, in a tone of disgust- “It can’t be that bad to...
The Birth of a Star

The Birth of a Star

the moon rises to her feet, swollen-bellied
The Grey Area

The Grey Area

  I cannot deny that, as a Korean girl, I face many stereotypes about my race and gender. Such stereotypes are exacerbated by the fact that I juggle two different cultural environments; I live in a Korean neighborhood, but I go to a predominantly white private school. Thus, Koreans taunt me by calling me “whitewashed”...
Don't stop raging about Brock Turner, but be careful how you do it

Don’t stop raging about Brock Turner, but be careful how you do it

  Trigger Warning: Rape, Sexual Assault After seeing Brock Turner’s face on my news feed countless times, I started to feel exhausted. Then I realized it was because I didn’t want to hear about him anymore.
Punching People is Fun: Explaining the Mosh Pit

Punching People is Fun: Explaining the Mosh Pit

Not a drunken bar fight nor kickboxing, but somewhere between the two there lies the Holy Grail of fighting: the mosh pit. For those who don’t know, mosh pits can be found at most rock concerts and are circles wherein the people moshing are punching and shoving each other around.
Editor's Letter -- June 2016: "Light"

Editor’s Letter — June 2016: “Light”

When I wake up on some mornings, I like looking at the light that parts through my purple curtains and high windows. It is simple, but it is really beautiful. I think that’s what light does. It can make the ordinary extraordinary.  
Not Your Usual Manic Pixie Dream Girls: An Interview with Bandshes

Not Your Usual Manic Pixie Dream Girls: An Interview with Bandshes

  Female artists and female-led bands have always been a kryptonite for my musical taste, from the classic Tegan and Sarah to the soulful Mary Lambert and the goddess herself, Beyonce.
Ask Clarisse: Am I a POC?

Ask Clarisse: Am I a POC?

Dear Clarisse, I am a white Latina living in Miami, FL. All my friends are Latinx and/or black, and I completely identify with Latinx culture. I have been wondering if I am considered a POC.