Being Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Written By: Victor Alvez Art By: Lily Tammik   Stepping outside your comfort zone kicks up a lot of dust. Waiting for the dust to settle feels like a tumultuous eternity, but only once it settles is it possible to fully grasp just how brave, cathartic, and rewarding it was. It took me a while…

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…