Features

Is Selfie-Shaming Dangerous?

By Mikaela O’Neil Selfies. One of the most polarising topics facing millennials; you’re either a selfie-taker or a selfie-hater, the two camps separated by an ideological expanse the size of Apple’s headquarters. Let me preface this article by saying that I am not a selfie-taker, but I recently ventured out …

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The Aesthetic of Isolation

By Jack George Mangos Recently, I was thinking about why I enjoy drinking alcohol. I’m convinced, and perhaps by the end of this essay, you will be too, that there’s an extra layer to our enjoyment of drinking that isn’t often touched upon. Of course, all of the usual reasons …

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A (Cultural) Tug Of War

By Casey D’Souza My life is a constant oscillation: feeling like I belong to multiple cultures or feeling like I don’t belong to any culture at all. As a second-generation immigrant, I was raised by the ebb and flow of cultural overlap: my parents’ background pushed up against stereotypes of …

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A Race to Speak

By Roydon Ng A response to “Why A Racist ArtsSoc Blog Matters” by Yenee. I have two words for all the Yenees out there. They are 加油 (“add oil”), meaning to keep up the good work in Chinese. Your willingness to speak out despite cultural stereotypes and unhelpful norms of …

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