“adoration” by J.Scott

‘adoration’, the sophomore EP from Pop/R&B artist J.Scott, represents an inner renaissance that he had within himself. “As a black, queer man from the south navigating through this time, I just needed to fall in love with myself again,” describes the up-and-coming NYC-based artist. This four-track EP explores the multifaceted experiences of black queer romance. … Read more“adoration” by J.Scott

Staff Picks: Songs That Deserve A Summer

Well everyone, here we are, summer is upon us once again. And what a summer it will be! I asked the Mixed Mag staff to pick an album/song that they believe deserves to be blasted through the speakers this summer. Last year there was A LOT of good music being played, but unfortunately they didn’t … Read moreStaff Picks: Songs That Deserve A Summer

“Music Memory: An Audible Diary” by Ania B. Holland

Illustration by Andrea Miranda “Fall in Love (Your Funeral) presents a warning to a lover of Erykahs about the trouble that could come with pursuing commitment with her which could resolve in ones death. While I listen, I remember being ten, a blue minivan, and a sleepaway environmental camp.”  “It’s gonna be Some slow sangin and … Read more“Music Memory: An Audible Diary” by Ania B. Holland

Hair Stories: (Ian)

Photography by Joana Meurkens, Interview by Carolina Meurkens In this installation of “Hair Stories”, we interviewed New York native and curly hair dreamboat Ian Deane. Ian (they/he) is a triple threat actor studying Musical Theater at Texas State University. His artistry seeks to highlight stories that speak to social change and challenge audiences. When he’s … Read moreHair Stories: (Ian)

Soulja Boy’s Impact on Fame, and Its Changing Role In An Influencer Dominated Society by Trinity Townsend

In the age of Instagram promos, youtube challenges, and virality, fame is more attainable than ever before. In the past, journalistic industries and celebrity gossip tabloids were the only chances the general population had to peek into the lives of people we deem as celebrities. Now, celebrities and the general population alike meticulously craft the … Read moreSoulja Boy’s Impact on Fame, and Its Changing Role In An Influencer Dominated Society by Trinity Townsend

Thoughts on being Korean by Simone Melvin

Jennifer is Vietnamese, a determined fan of Korean food and culture, and befriended me when she thought I was more Korean than I am. She suggested a day trip on a Monday to eat Korean BBQ without knowing that it had been at least five years since I had eaten at a Korean restaurant.  I … Read moreThoughts on being Korean by Simone Melvin

“Woman Walking- Stacey Abrams” by Solena Martina Fordham Aguilar

I originally created the women walking as a way to symbolize the leaders who have come before us and have paved the way for us to fight against the continued systemic inequalities and racial injustices. I wanted to acknowledge the progress that we have made so far and that even in our small defeats, we … Read more“Woman Walking- Stacey Abrams” by Solena Martina Fordham Aguilar

“Truth” by Don DiestrO

LA born and raised indie-pop/R&B artist Don DiestrO has released his new single “Trust,’‘ a vibey combination of synth keys, vintage drum samples and a funky slap bass line that lay the perfect foundation for his smooth vocals, floating effortlessly over the feel-good offering. The single highlights both the highs and lows that come with … Read more“Truth” by Don DiestrO

So This Is Home by Jeffrey Caliedo

Photo by Rashad Harris @sleepyoptics The wasps on Yale’s campus were just like the people: invasive, mildly annoying, and a problem that could easily be avoided by staying inside my dorm all day. But our first day of exploration called for the opposite of confinement in my empty, eggshell-colored prison that I had grown to … Read moreSo This Is Home by Jeffrey Caliedo

PINK PLAID by Mary Jones

Pink Plaid is a conscious creative outlet, passionately created by Mary Jones of Starkville, Mississippi. Pink Plaid explores experimentalism, fluidity, and clothing without borders for the sake of celebrating secondhand/repurposed fibers and all walks of life. Specializing in fashion photography, styling, graphic design, fashion production, sewing, and creative direction, the mission statement between all mediums … Read morePINK PLAID by Mary Jones

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