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The Reframing of Sylvia Plath and former Guilty Pleasures

The Reframing of Sylvia Plath and former Guilty Pleasures

Grace Marie Burton September 29, 2020

Illustration by Miranda Sepúlveda The soul of art, regardless of medium or expression, is mostly autobiographical. Creatives often experience episodes of intense emotion, telling personal narratives...

The Conflicted Legacy of The Doors

The Conflicted Legacy of The Doors

Grace Marie Burton April 28, 2020

In the rock canon, there aren’t many bands like The Doors. Simultaneously underground and mainstream at the same time, they’ve certainly left their mark in the rock genre and numerous sub-genres,...

Illustration by Drew Donovan

Prom Queen and Blonde Boys: Tik Tok Legends

Grace Marie Burton March 15, 2020

Illustration by Drew Donovan With the death of Vine in early 2017, the internet culture lost a unique stage for the inventive yet brief content that filled it. TikTok, the controversial Chinese platform,...

Two of Us: The Magic of Indie pop Duos

Two of Us: The Magic of Indie pop Duos

Grace Marie Burton March 13, 2020

Music genres are very loose categories. Mainly, they’re used for marketing, selling and promoting music to certain audiences of people. Indie pop is no exception to this rule. It’s more of a subgenre...

In Defense of Boy Bands

In Defense of Boy Bands

Grace Marie Burton February 15, 2020

Illustration by Dominica Hoover The boy band has been a staple of defining an era, just as much as slang or regrettable fashion trends. Often, these groups are put together by a batch of industry producers...

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