The Future is Here–Period.

Words and art by Liss Vainio

We talk about banning straws to reduce plastic—but the average pad can be made up of 90% plastic, meaning one pad can contain as much plastic as four plastic bags. Keeping that in mind, approximately 20 billion menstrual products are dumped yearly in the U.S. alone. It’s a curious thing that menstrual products aren’t often included in the discussion, despite the ludicrous amount of environmental damage both the creation and disposal of them causes. 

The Future is Here–Period.

Buddha This, Buddha That

Words by Gitika Garg
Art by Jessie Liu

In today’s world where social media dominates our modern landscape, the true meaning of spirituality has been clouded with misconceptions and false portrayals. Don’t get me wrong, eating healthy, meditating and practising yoga are important elements of Eastern philosophy. But what we need is to strip spirituality back to its basics.  Buddha This, Buddha That

It’s My Life and I’ll Cry If I Want To

Words by Emily Burkhardt
Art by Ty Foley

Crying is one of the most controversial bodily functions. We can all agree that everyone digests and poops without too much opposition but crying seems to be a little on the nose for some. It’s just liquid coming out of your eyes, but there seems to be this orbit of emotional stigma around crying that can get in the way of just getting it all out. 

It’s My Life and I’ll Cry If I Want To