a burgundy zine

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Chlorophyll Breaks Down

i change with the hues of the leaves,
ease into each new identity with a breeze,
waiting for the me that feels pleased,
appeased by shifts in pace,
eager the learn the curve of each new face,
universal ghosting’s my only saving grace,
i’d always felt so out of place,

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Tune-In Tuesdays #87: Blue Stragglers Vocalist Lee Martin on Their Self-Titled EP

Blasting authenticity and expressivity, the “fuzzed up grooved up” Sussex-based alt-rock band Blue Stragglers have rocked listeners with their latest record, a self-titled EP designed to capture how the band performs live.

Recently, we spoke to Blue Stragglers vocalist and guitarist Lee Martin for a casual discussion about their five-track EP. We also bonded over conspiracy theories, gigging, the beauty and universality of musical expression, and much more.

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What is the Solar Cycle?

So, you’ve heard of the water cycle, the menstrual cycle, bicycles… But have you heard of the solar cycle?

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Every Brain is Different: How to Seek the Right Form of Counseling

Counseling allows patients to better understand their mental health and successfully manage their symptoms. But therapists often implement various counseling styles, each with their own benefits depending on the patient’s needs.

By familiarizing yourself with the various treatment options available, you can seek a professional who specializes in a counseling style that best suits you.

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The Remote Learning Accessibility Crisis

Whether you love your Zoom classes or loathe them, we need to touch upon the elephant in the room: at least 463 million students are cut off from online learning worldwide.

Fueled by global socioeconomic inequities, a recent UNICEF report illustrates how this accessibility crisis doesn’t discriminate.

Students of all ages are unable to reach remote learning platforms because they lack the devices and infrastructure needed to implement them.

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Should You See a Counselor, Psychologist, or Psychiatrist?

“Therapy” in and of itself is an umbrella term. Going to therapy could indicate you’re seeing a counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, a social worker, a behavioral health specialist, or a number of other professionals.

While all of these professionals are eager to guide you towards better mental health, the type of service provided by each one will vary. Understanding the differences between a counselor, psychologist, and a psychiatrist will help you decide which care is right for you.

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September is National Honey Month

As sunflowers put on a show for us this month, it’s also important to pay homage to another black and yellow marvel of nature: bees.

September is National Honey Month, a time in which we honor the byproduct of the five-eyed, six-legged, insects that have soared through our skies at 20mph for the last 30 million years.

Bee pollination adds approximately 14 billion dollars to improved crop yield and quality annually in the United States, according to NASA. And while we all know the “BEES ARE DYING,” which will inevitably wreak havoc on agricultural output, did you know that honey may have played a critical role in human evolution?

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