Noor Unnahar: At the Intersection of Poetry and Art

Featured Images: Noor Unnahar Born and raised in Pakistan, Noor Unnahar is a best-selling poet and visual artist. She is currently pursuing her BFA from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, an art school by the sea in Karachi. She works with a number of mediums (photography, illustration, journaling, collages, and more!) and creates works…

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The Reading Industry Change: A Look Into Secondhand Bookstores

Featured Illustration: Daria Danilova The pandemic renewed my love for reading. In elementary school, I was the kid who signed out 6 books from the library and returned them within a week. When high school came around, reading lost its priority in my life in replacement of academics and volunteering. Looking to escape the dark…

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Spies, Secrets, and Science: A Review of “The Code Book” by Simon Singh

In the almost mystical way that the Internet captures our innermost desires in the form of targeted advertisements, I came across Simon Singh’s The Code Book during a period of serious contemplation about whether to switch course from studying entanglements of DNA to becoming a Bond-esque secret agent. Once I was distanced from my naivete…

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“City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi”: William Dalrymple’s Travelogue Review

The following book review may contain spoilers. Please continue reading at your own discretion. . . . Between unmanageable crowded Ghats, markets, and traffic lie the northern plains of the centuries-old nerve center of India called the City of Djinns, now known as Delhi. Legend says, “he who rules Delhi, rules India.” City of Djinns…

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Exclusive Q&A with Chella Man on Debut Book “Continuum”

As a deaf, trans, genderqueer Chinese Jewish American, Chella Man has gained international acclaim for his speaking out about his experiences and advocating for social change. Today, the artist, activist, Titans actor, and now author takes his first step into the world as an author, and an already best selling one at that, as the…

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Uncovering Untold Voices From The South Asian Diaspora

Through 32 distinct and beautiful narratives, Brown Girl Magazine and Mango and Marigold Press’ untold: defining moments of the uprooted takes you on a journey through the vast and unique stories of South Asian womxn.   . . . With the many experiences, emotions, and incredible moments of South Asian womxn that have yet to be…

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A Quick Overview of Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Capital in the Twenty-First Century, based on French economist Thomas Piketty’s book of the same name, is a documentary dedicated to exploring wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States. The documentary argues against the dangers of unbridled capitalism by delving into the state of capital throughout history, and the journey it’s taken…

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Traipse Through the Internet With Me

  Featured Image: Mountain Man at NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert I never really understood the Greek Siren myth until I heard Sewee Sewee by the band Mountain Man, comprising of a trio of Appalachian folk singers. As soon as I pressed play for the first time, even the fact that I don’t know how…

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The Controversial Blackness (or lack thereof) of Ancient Egypt

Featured Image: Nick Brundle/Getty Images My first historical love was the history of Ancient Egypt. One of my fondest memories was my Dad gifting me this large coffee table book with pictures of various artifacts from Ancient Egypt. My tiny fingers flipped through the pages as I was mesmerized by the pictures of Ancient Egyptian…

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