How Shein Has Descended Into Fashion Madness

Featured Image: Polina Tankilevitch Clothes have powers. These powers are often overlooked, but the root of our confidence and comfort derives from what we wear. It is not only what protects us, but is also the source of our self-expression and individuality. Within seconds, our disposition can change when we find that one perfect item […]

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Sri Lanka in Crisis – Here’s How You Can Help

Featured images by Manula Jayawardhana Sri Lanka is currently in a state of economic crisis due to the corrupt leadership of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. A series of protests have occurred in the island nation’s capital of Colombo, and throughout the country, in direct response to this corruption and economic mismanagement.  According to Colombo local Vinod […]

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On Identity-Coding in Children’s Animation

Featured Illustration: Drew Buchanan Coding, in television and film, is a technique that implies a fictional non-human character has a particularly human quality or identity. By paying attention to the ways in which animated characters are drawn, behave, and speak, one can make conclusions about the identities they would have if they were a human […]

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The Reality of Moving Abroad in Your 20s

Featured Image: Natalia Senanayake It’s been approximately four months and two days since I packed my bags and left my small suburban town for a new life in Barcelona, Spain. After all the chaos I experienced finding a place to live, opening a Spanish bank account, and adjusting to the pace of life here — […]

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Planning the new year doesn’t have to be so exhausting

Featured Illustration: Abbey Lossing I’ve always loved celebrating the New Year. On December 31st, we’d feast as we waited for the clock to strike midnight, and I’d look up to the sky to admire the fireworks, despite harboring deep resentment for loud noises. In pre-pandemic times, my village hosted dinner parties, which were the only […]

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