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Ballet / Self Esteem
Angelique Bosc | 11/03/2021

The growing pains of giving up a childhood passion is often a common casualty of coming into adulthood. From age three into high school, I was the “ballet kid.” Ballet...

Venezuela 101
Myrna Corvalan-Vasquez | 10/31/2021

Venezuela has been purposefully misunderstood to fit within frameworks. This a position that can be held regarding any country considered outside of traditional Western culture and history.

Bedroom Pop
Angelique Bosc | 10/25/2021

I watched the stage of the El Rey Theater light up as seven-hundred other teenage girls waited for lo-fi sensation Clairo’s first official concerts. The lights were low, her voice...

Greek Hour – pt 3
Elisa Vovos | 10/12/2021

"Eva souvlaki parakalo!" My Athenian acolyte, and longtime roommate, turns away from the counter and smiles at me. We’re in one of the oldest Gyros shops of Athens, and he’s...

this is recovered
Caroline Levin | 09/30/2021

I haven’t thought about anorexia too much lately— at least my own dealing with it. Food has increasingly become … just food. Exercise is movement that spikes some dopamine. My...

Greek Hour – pt 2
Elisa Vovos | 09/21/2021

In A Woman under the Influence, Gena Rowlands plays stay-at-home mother Mabel in beautiful American suburbia, who’s main function is to appear lonely as she waits for her husband to...

France Today?
Myrna Corvalan-Vasquez | 09/16/2021

To French people, France isn’t racist because it says it isn’t. The French motto is “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité” so how could a state, which holds these values as its motto,...

California Streaming
R. L. | 09/05/2021

A drive north, up the central coast, never fails to inspire.  The air grows dramatically fresher.  Cleaner.  Crisper.  Drifting a tad closer to nature. Reinvigorates my spirits.  Rejuvenates my soul. 

Places
Maria Kholodova | 09/05/2021

I was a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid-19. To UC Berkeley, I am ‘unvaccinated’. I am not. During the summer, I received both doses of the...

The Greek Hour
Elisa Vovos | 09/05/2021

God summons Jonah, an Israelite in the Old Testament, into becoming a prophet. When Jonah refuses, he ends up being thrown in the sea and spends three days and three...