What Pixar’s “Soul” Taught 20-Year-Old Me

Photo by Angie Shenouda By Angie Shenouda ** Warning: Spoilers ahead! ** “All the times I’ve been so close to getting to my dreams. – something always gets in the way.” – Joe Gardner, Pixar’s Soul  If you’re anything like me, you’ve sometimes felt like the world has been playing a massive prank on you. These…… Continue reading What Pixar’s “Soul” Taught 20-Year-Old Me

Wild Onions

Photo by Niki Dreistadt By Niki Dreistadt My picnic basket fits snugly on the rear rack of my bike. The wicker is a little busted and the lining reveals berry stains and tiny rips but it holds up. Stuffed with a light blanket, grapes, hard cheese and the end piece of what was once a…… Continue reading Wild Onions

Nurturing Your Roots: My Visit to the Nuwu Art Gallery

Photo by Lauren Dominguez By Lauren Dominguez As someone who is of mixed race, it’s always such a shock to be labeled as one side and to have the other completely disregarded. I’ve always lived within those black and white areas. My father is Mexican and my mother is various percentages of Western European. I’ve…… Continue reading Nurturing Your Roots: My Visit to the Nuwu Art Gallery

Untitled Document

Photo by Tracy Fuentes By Lauren Dominguez An empty piece of paper, or an online word document is one of the scariest things that can be in front of me. The only thing scarier is spiders. I am absolutely terrified of spiders… A blank page is just teeming with untapped potential. It’s waiting for whoever…… Continue reading Untitled Document

Out of Touch

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Kleigh Balugo Going to college with rich white kids has taught me a lot about myself. In my first year of college, I was desperate to make friends, as most freshmen are of course. Mostly because college can be lonely, especially when you don’t know anyone and especially when you…… Continue reading Out of Touch

to love without attachment

Photo by Jana Marquez By Jana Marquez “Every time I feel good, I think it’ll last forever.” In the pilot episode of the ever-popular HBO drama euphoria, Zendaya’s character Rue utters these words, highlighting her battle with addiction. She goes on to chase this feeling, escaping with it through any means. even though it won’t…… Continue reading to love without attachment

A guide to when you are not feeling hot

Photo by Lianelys Cabrera By Lianelys Cabrera Countless times I’ve found myself lost in insecurity, comparing my body and face to every person on social media and wondering, why am I not like that? A few months ago, my daily ritual was to take a long shower and listen to Olivia Rodrigo’s “Jealousy, Jealousy” on…… Continue reading A guide to when you are not feeling hot

Where “The Bachelor” Fails in Representation

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski It is no secret that The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have had problems with racism and a lack of casting diversity, for both the leads and contestants. But it was surprising to realize that the first women to ever host The Bachelorette were former bachelorettes Tayshia Adams (season…… Continue reading Where “The Bachelor” Fails in Representation