ESCAPISM: Turbulence

Taking in the fresh air and the coolness of the evening breeze, it seemed cruel that, in the midst of admiring the beauty in nature, I am reminded of the bitter reality I can’t seem to escape. What is reality, if you ask? I don’t know: you tell me.  As if the world only asks…

Favorite Crime: It’ll Be Okay

A short story inspired heavily by Shawn Mendes’s It’ll Be Okay. Are we gonna make it? The thought ran wildly through my mind. A slow decay, that’s the reality of us. Yes, life happens and it occasionally gets in the way. But I sensed it began with fewer texts, fewer calls, less of everything that…

Women’s March: When ‘No’ Isn’t Enough

“Do you want a lift from me? I can drop you off at the train station anytime.” “No, thank you, hahaha. I prefer to sleep on the train.” “Are you sure? Let me pick you up, then you can sleep at the train station.” “Nope, that’s okay. But thanks for the offer!” Imagine someone you…

Top Chef: Cooking a scrumptious scalloped potato roll with Fatima

Ah, potatoes. Who doesn’t love a good, hearty dish with this starchy root vege? Pursuing a food science degree now, Fatima, the winner of the non-vegetarian round shares with us her experience and inspiration behind preparing this heavenly scalloped potato roll.

Work hard, play harder with Opinicus’ captain, Ivan Tan.

Behind the warm smile and humble personality lies a hardworking, competitive person, with a penchant for sports and who is a social butterfly. That’s right, it’s Opinicus’ Captain this year, Ivan Tan! Find out how Ivan take on the captain’s mantle and navigate Opinicus on their mission to conquer the House Cup as we sit down for a chat with him on a late Tuesday afternoon…

MONGA 2021 S1 Old is Gold out now!!

We’re please to announce the release of MONGA 2021 S1 Magazine! Take our hand (or this magazine), turn up Claire de Lune on your speaker as you travel through time with us. We hope you enjoy reading this semester’s issue as much as we loved creating and curating it!

Drag World 101 Pt.2 – Where art thou, kings?

Thanks to RuPaul’s Drag Race Shows, people are starting to turn their attention to the glamourous world of drag. While queens are known for their flamboyant personas, dramatic makeup and captivating performances, their male counterparts have not been receiving the same attention. Why? Read on to learn about drag king culture and why it’s pushing back for recognition.