Pandemic Etiquette
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Pandemic Etiquette

by Mariana Meriles I think many of us spent our childhoods being taught social etiquette—you know, things like chewing with your mouth closed, giving a proper handshake, avoiding (and on my end, failing to avoid) crying in public, etc—but I feel like this pandemic has made most of that stuff obsolete and has introduced a … Continue reading

Here is a Puddle
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Here is a Puddle

By Ruby Que Artist’s Statement Here is a puddle is a three-day, site-specific installation exploring trauma and reclamation of one’s voice. The gallery is transformed into an underwater world with mixed media elements: 1) large panels of blue crystal organza hanging from the ceiling; 2) blue studio flats onto which journal entries, quotes and images … Continue reading

Two Liturgies
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Two Liturgies

By Nalu Concepcion THE WORD // unanswerables slip into the church three minutes late, 9:33 p.m. sharp — your usual sunday ritual. your right hand falls into the basin of holy water next to the hymnals, and your left hand slides one off the shelf, tucks it under your arm. you pad silently to the … Continue reading

Looking Beyond the Aesthetics of Sustainable Fashion
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Looking Beyond the Aesthetics of Sustainable Fashion

By Nicole Oliviera Given increased concerns about climate change and the speed at which humans are quite literally destroying the planet, many are looking for eco-friendly or low-impact alternatives to otherwise damaging products in our environment. Clothing has not escaped this, and within the past year, “sustainable fashion” has been everywhere from Youtube hauls to … Continue reading