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

Disability and Representation in “Hawkeye”

Photo by Tracy Fuentes By Brigita Przybylski Disney+’s Hawkeye, a six-episode Marvel TV series released on November 24th, focuses on Clint Barton aka Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), and Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld). Although recent Marvel content like Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Eternals have brought much-needed representation to Marvel, Hawkeye expands on…… Continue reading Disability and Representation in “Hawkeye”

Kindergarten Turns One!

Nearly 200 posts, 12 issues, and one year later, here we are at the first anniversary of Kindergarten Mag! In order to commemorate this moment, editors Tracy and Kleigh asked contributors questions about their time at Kindergarten and their experiences in the past year. Celebrate with us as we reminisce about Kindergarten’s growth and look…… Continue reading Kindergarten Turns One!

Home Feels like I’m Frozen in Time

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski Home feels like I’m frozen in time The days all blend into each other  Like smeared charcoal  And neighbors stay inside  The suburban streets barren  Yet their houses are also empty of   Life or light Making me question If I can freeze time An hourglass on its side …… Continue reading Home Feels like I’m Frozen in Time

Horror Movies and TV Shows to Watch This Halloween

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Brigita Przybylski Looking for movies or TV shows to watch this Halloween? Well look no further, here is a list of horror movie/TV show recommendations.  MOVIES: The Fear Street Trilogy (2021) This Netflix three-part horror film series is based on the Fear Street book series by R. L. Stine. Each…… Continue reading Horror Movies and TV Shows to Watch This Halloween

Corner of the Room

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski Each night I race to turn off my lamp  And tuck my head under the covers  As fast as I can  Pulling the blankets tight against my body  Giving up breathing for sanity  No area of skin must touch the night air Lest it wants to be vulnerable…… Continue reading Corner of the Room

Spiderwebs

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski Spun spiderwebs wrap around my ankles  Covering my legs in silky white cotton  Tightening their hold on me  So a devil red seeps and spreads through my skin  I feel something crawling down my back   An uncomfortable and invisible tickle  My arms shrink and become too short  As…… Continue reading Spiderwebs

Summer Love

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Brigita Przybylski Why does summer love  Look like an ice cream cone? Sweet and messy Soft and fragile  Childlike  Sticky fingers And stained white shirts  Chocolate lips  And a forbidden kiss  With a cherry on top 

Black Widow Wears a Ponytail and it’s a Big Deal

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski Marvel’s highly anticipated July 2021 movie Black Widow directed by Cate Shortland is a solo story about Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). Leading up to its premiere, movie posters and trailer scenes showed Natasha and her sister Yelena Bolova (Florence Pugh) wearing a ponytail or braid…… Continue reading Black Widow Wears a Ponytail and it’s a Big Deal