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Bug’s Philosophy: Adulthood

As of today, I have legally been an adult for two years — but it wasn’t until recently that I finally began to feel like an adult.

Despite being a junior in college, working multiple jobs, paying taxes, taking public transportation into the city on my own (gasp), living with my partner, having six credit cards, and a number of other things, I still felt very much as if I was waiting for some anime-esque magical girl transformation into adulthood.

So… when was that defining moment? Was a Descartesian descent into quarantine madness and introspection?

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Weekly Newsletter #82: Oh, Where Does the Time Go

So, July’s almost over… How did that happen!?

Well, on the upside, we’re just nine days away from the release of The Burgundy Zine #16! The submission deadline for this issue is Tuesday, July 21.

However, any submissions after the deadline will have a place in “The Burgundy Zine #17” – so no worries!

Before getting too ahead of ourselves, let’s dive into this week’s recap.

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Weekly Newsletter #79: Save Our Venues!

The authentic and enchanting UK musical duo Broken Bones Matilda have recently announced they’re going on a virtual UK craft brewery tour over the next two weeks.

Broken Bones Matilda will be raising money for #saveourvenues during the tour. Those who sign on can look forward to great music, live drawing sessions with local artists, and other surprises that’ll keep you on the edge of your phone.

For more information about the virtual UK craft brewery tour, follow the duo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Now, let’s dive into our weekly recap.

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Happy Birthday My Love 2020

(Queue intercom voice) AHEM. We’re here to interrupt your regularly scheduled Burgundy Zine content with a very special, incredibly important public service announcement:

TODAY IS MY HONEY DARLING’S BIRTHDAY!!

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Mycelium: Man’s Unexpected Best Friend

Red speckles and poofy, majestical shapes that appear to be pulled straight from a fairy tale are most likely at the forefront of your mind when you think of mushrooms – or, perhaps, some colorful, swirly-whirly imagery and “hippie babble” come to mind.

But there’s far more to mushrooms than meets the eye. Mycelium, the vegetative part of fungi that forms during the hyphae growth stage of mushrooms, has piqued the interests of researchers around the globe.

In recent years, scientists have put mycelium under the microscope due to its physical strength and pharmacological properties. This has opened the floodgates for mycelia to serve as a natural construction compound for building houses or creating new medicines.

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Weekly Newsletter #73: Stay Cool

At some point amidst the days that seem to blend together all too fluidly, summer has decided to remind us it’s just right around the corner with sunny skies and temperature highs of 85 degrees.

Stay cool and stay hydrated as we jump into this week’s recap.

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The Gardener

To love was to be reborn,
To be loved was to be baptized,
To bloom with all my thorns,
Even as I wilted before the gardener’s eyes,

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