Belonging to A Cultural Spectrum

Written by: Victor Alves Art by: Lily Tammik   Chasing a sense of belonging that might never materialize isn’t worth it. And that’s okay. I like to think of my upbringing as relatively unique. I was born in New York City to Hispanic parents; my mother is a Catholic Mexican and my father is a…

Pastor’s Kid

Written by: Hannah Lindenberg Art by: Lily Tammik   Tell me why church folk usually seem like the most judgemental people on the planet. Don’t get me wrong, not all, but there are a good amount of them. It’s usually the older generation that believes one should be brought up thinking that any sort of…

My Strange Addictions: Chewing Gum

Written by: Big Mike Art by: Grace Monahan The year is 2017, and I’m in the Netherlands. Nothing is out of the ordinary and I’m waiting for my flight to come back to the states. I walk through the security scanner and the security officer asks me to step to the side. Confused, I comply…