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    Hello Stranger

    This playlist was specially curated by Sophie Laettner to help you celebrate all the beautiful people you see in your life day to day. The mood overall is chill vibes, with…

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    An Ode to Leather

    Leather is one of the most versatile fabrics in the world. From statement, durable pieces to unique accessories, leather has been molded to reflect style through the ages. Black and brown…

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    21 Word Stories

    Her fingers caress her crippled bow. Liquid melodies, once electrified, now dip and wobble. A broken cadence liberates a disconsonant girl. –       Preethi Kannan   Her sister dies at age three.…

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    4AM Vibes Playlist

    Artwork by Lancer Li Whether it’s 4am or a long night in Perkins, wade into a journey with themes of aloneness, lust, hundreds of nights worth of feelings, and coming of…

  • Style

    No Costume Needed

    As Halloween nears and the spookiest of festivities begin, the opportunity comes around again to embrace one of Halloween’s sweetest treats—the chance to use our creative spirits to transform our appearances…

  • Creatives

    Soul Song

    Illustration by: Shailen “Smooth” Parmar Soulsong   Rain is water is life Puddling up at the edge of our minds Swirling down to echo within caverns Water droplets falling from some…

  • Style

    More is More

    Throw together a Japanese silk kimono, sheer tights, some leather heeled boots, and a colorful handbag, and 50 years ago you may be asked if you got dressed blindly. Yet today,…

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    A Woman in A Suit

    D.C. is not a hard place to fall in love with – the allure of the city with grandeur monuments and influential government buildings. It is a city of ambition and…