Music & Film, stories

“Woke Up From A Lazy Dream” is Promoting Mental Health Awareness

Cusi Coyllur, (coo-see coy-your), an Inca princess name, is experimental pianist, singer and mental health advocate, Shannen Roberts. She identifies as queer, intersectional feminist and is Peruvian American. Setting the mood with chimes, lighters and harps, “Woke Up From a Lazy Dream” recalls a hazy, mind-altered world that she, her friends and partner at the time […]

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features, World

Nolan Gould’s Six Tips for Being a White Ally

I have a confession to make: I’m not an ally. I haven’t earned that title. For years, the police systematically murdered unarmed Black Americans while I stayed silent about it. I’m ashamed of that, and I’m not hiding this fact. It’s disheartening that it took this many rounds of murder to wake a lot of […]

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features, Lifestyle

Abandoned During COVID-19, College Students Speak Out

Dear Washington, listen up. In the eyes of America, college is a privilege.  The problem is that the “privilege” comes with the determinant of our mental and physical health, as well as the constant fear of our finances. As a college student myself, the burden of having to feel financially stable while maintaining a strong […]

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Music & Film, stories

Meet Ashnikko, The Badass Viral Music Sensation

Ashnikko is blowing up. Having just wrapped up her first US tour with Danny Brown the London based blue-haired rapper has had a hell of a year. Her contagious track “Stupid” has become a viral sensation on Tik Tok, Spotify and Youtube – being shared by celebs such as Miley Cyrus – and she is […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

The Way Social Media Makes Me Feel

‘The Way Social Media Make Me Feel’ explores dark matters in bright depictions. Poor mental health doesn’t only come in forms of wearing all black and sad faces.  For social media in particular, we tend to put on a happy face and only show our best self to the world constantly portraying happiness and wealth with […]

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Music & Film, stories

Meet Milan Ring: Ascending Future-Soul Songstress

Merging melancholy moodiness with upbeat tones, Sydney-based musician Milan Ring is haunting us with her ethereal sounds that transcend the present reality. Her tracks are laced with layers of meaning from the neo-soul ‘Obscured’, which delves into the concept of heritage displacement from her father’s point of view, to her latest track ‘Drifting’, a smooth […]

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