A Simpler Time

Photo by Niko Navalta By Ryland McGinniss & Niko Navalta Niko: This comic depicts that classic parent-child relationship where the child is in their rebellious phase. However, instead of chastising them, the parent is reminded of their own rebellious arc and looks back with fondness. Ryland: This comic reminds me of the storyline I wish I grew…… Continue reading A Simpler Time

Looking Inward: Our Self Portraits

Photo by Niko Navalta By Niko Navalta, Aidan Hurley, Rosie Lopolito, Angie Shenouda, Brigita Przybylski, Kleigh Balugo, Tracy Fuentes A self portrait is often a clear indication of how an artist perceives themselves. In the spirit of alone, we asked contributors to create self portraits that represent their relationship with themselves when no one else…… Continue reading Looking Inward: Our Self Portraits

Blue Air

Photo by Niko Navalta By Niko Navalta Fridays are my days off. After a week of classes filled with writing papers, making illustrations, and attempting to go to bed at a normal time, Fridays are the days where I get to shut myself in my room and do absolutely everything and nothing. For me, being…… Continue reading Blue Air


Photo by Niko Navalta By Niko Navalta I’ve lived in many different places, and when I was a child, wintertime meant freezing temperatures and bundling up in layer after layer of thick jackets and puffy gloves. Putting on and taking off these winter clothes was always a hassle. However, the possibility of fun in the…… Continue reading Warmth