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Summer Storms

a perfect summer storm rolled in
just on the cusp of spring,
at the sight of rain, my eyes widened,
my pupils dilated,

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Weekly Newsletter #77: Spice Up Your Life

COLORS OF THE WORLD
SPICE UP YOUR LIFE
EVERY BOY AND GIRL
SPICE UP YOUR LIFE
PEOPLE OF THE WORLD
SPICE UP YOUR LIFE

Aah – Err, hey. Looks like you caught me Spice Girl handed.

Anyways, let’s dive into this week’s recap.

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The Burgundy Zine Merch Store Update #5: We Need You

With just 10 days left and a few more pledges until we reach the Kickstarter campaign goal, our community needs you.

It’s your support that’ll help us stay afloat and open our platform to new opportunities. The Burgundy Zine Merch Store isn’t just for us – it’s a place for you to sell and promote your work, too.

Pledges start at just $1 and our eternal gratitude goes out to everyone who has backed our campaign thus far. Thank you for believing in us!

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Weekly Newsletter #76: Just Two Weeks Left of Our Kickstarter

There are just two weeks left for our Kickstarter to reach its funding goal! We’re 33 percent funded and can’t thank our backers enough for their support and generous contributions so far.

Donations start at a dollar and every reward receives art – commissions start at $25! If we surpass our funding goal, we will donate the surplus to both the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the George Floyd Memorial.

Your support will enable our community to launch its very own merch store and keep growing. Please help us spread the word about our campaign.

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To Walk the Sea by Sally Piper

Creative writing student Sally Piper shares an imagery-driven piece inspired by a local getaway near to her heart.

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Now Introducing: Burgundy Bug

You know her as the “bug behind the blog,” but did you know The Burgundy Zine editor burgundy bug is also a full-time freelancer?

That’s right, bug buddies. I’ve launched my own portfolio site, where you can learn more about the services I provide and inquire about working with me on your upcoming projects.

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Is Greenland Okay?

Last year saw record-breaking ice melt events in Greenland, with the largest island on Earth yielding a net ice loss of over 300gt, according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center.

To put this into perspective, a gigatonne is 1,000,000,000 metric tons, and a metric ton is equal to 1.10231 US tons. 300gt is roughly 330.7 billion US tons. Here, try out the conversion for yourself. We’ll wait.

However, last year was only the seventh-worst year for ice melt in Greenland. Data from the NSIDC shows 2012 had the highest ice melt, but melt had significantly decreased by 2013 – that isn’t to say conditions weren’t a cause for concern, but they had “chilled out” in comparison to 2012.

So, is there a chance 2020 might spare a little mercy towards Greenland? Well…

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