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The B Word and Its Influence by Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson shares her personal experience as a bisexual member of the LGBTQ community as well as what she’s learned while studying for her master’s degree.

This article will also be featured in the sixth issue of The Burgundy Zine

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A Multigenerational Look at Video Game Culture

From the Vectrex to virtual reality, video games have birthed an entire culture, connected generations, and even pathed the way for lucrative career opportunities in the last decade.

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How Smoking was Denormalized

Cigarettes? Yuck. Cigars? Even yuckier… As the kids these day would say. Teen tobacco use was at an all-time low with only 10.4 percent of youths smoking in 2017, Truth Initiative reports. This marked a 45 percent decline since 2011, when 18.6 percent of teenagers smoked cigarettes.

How did we get here? When did smoking stop being cool, despite it remaining an over romanticized aesthetic?

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Weekly Newsletter #20: Cultural Cravings

Continuing our theme of culture for May’s issue of The Burgundy Zine, we were honored to feature posts from guest contributors about social media culture as well as tiny living culture.

We also reviewed Fabrice Midal’s “The French Art of Not Giving a Sh*t,” gave a few alternatives to the floral prints that plague workwear this time of the year, covered Prof. Hayley Nelson and Tiny Curry-Logan’s wellness webinar, explained the soda tax, and made a few updates to our email subscription system.

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Calling All Contributors – May 2019

Calling all contributors! If you are a writer, artist, photographer, or musician interested in having your work featured in the May 2019 issue of The Burgundy Zine, you’ve come to the right place.

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