The Hereditary Playlist

Music is one of the best things to be passed down. For this month’s playlist, we shared songs recommended to us by the people we love. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4SK4XTdBKiNpfp1aiivspB?si=0796d2477cd748b3 Listen to the playlist here Kleigh Balugo “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes A while ago, my boyfriend Eryn made me an 11 hour playlist consisting…… Continue reading The Hereditary Playlist

Cate Belmont on Self-Sabotage and Her Single “Make It Hurt”

Photo courtesy of Cate Belmont By Kleigh Balugo For many members of Gen Z, jamming out in your childhood bedroom to “Here We Go Again” by Demi Lovato or “7 Things” by Miley Cyrus is a universal experience. Blasting your favorite pop rock anthems is always emotional, even when you’re eight years old and can’t…… Continue reading Cate Belmont on Self-Sabotage and Her Single “Make It Hurt”

The Kindergarten Cookbook: Our Picnic-Ready Recipes

Photo by Kleigh Balugo What’s a picnic without food? For issue 18, Kindergarten contributors share their potluck approved recipes. After this, you’ll never volunteer to bring utensils ever again. Kleigh Balugo Garlic Tortellini I really don’t know how to cook at all but after eating at a very expensive Italian restaurant, I became obsessed with…… Continue reading The Kindergarten Cookbook: Our Picnic-Ready Recipes

The Dreamland Playlist

Zzzz… This month’s playlist is in honor of hitting the snooze button and floating off to dreamland. Don’t let the bed bugs bite. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6beWu0ftIBGpQYHjVlI2NS?si=1814e1fb83e44fcd Listen to the playlist here Lianelys Cabrera “Still Dreaming” by Raveena If there’s something dreamy in this world, that is Raveena’s voice, especially in this song because of all the simplistic…… Continue reading The Dreamland Playlist

The Sprouting Playlist

We planted seeds and now that it’s finally spring they’re starting to sprout. For the month of April, Kindergarten contributors compiled their favorite songs to listen to when they’re gardening, on a picnic, or just out in nature in general. Listen to the playlist here Tracy Fuentes “Everywhere” by Fleetwood Mac I imagine running through…… Continue reading The Sprouting Playlist

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

Girls Like Me

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Kleigh Balugo In May, I wrote an essay called “Girls Like Me: Finding a Cure for Yellow Fever.” Writing it helped me cope with a past relationship where I was fetishized for being Asian. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about my place in the world and how my…… Continue reading Girls Like Me

Hometownless Hero

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Kleigh Balugo My parents really love to move. So much so that I’ve lost count of all the houses I’ve lived in. The funniest part though, is that the only thing they love more than moving away, is moving back. I say this because although I’ve moved around a lot,…… Continue reading Hometownless Hero