• Lucia Tian

    family of four

    a story, or not, of gentrification

    February 18, 2021
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    When I was in the fifth grade, my family of four moved into a penthouse studio apartment located in downtown San Francisco, elegantly named Symphony Towers. An odd location for a family, the building was filled with young, single professionals and couples—the kinds of people you’d imagine wanting to live in the center of a […]

    turn the page together

    renewal, rina sawayama, and the new year

    February 4, 2021
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    Down the subway, you looked my way With your girl gaze, with your girl gaze   I was 17 when I heard the song “Cherry” for the first time. The high school cafeteria was deafening and washed-out and terrible, but I wasn’t listening. A playlist called “wlw pop” rolled through my cheap earbuds, the volume […]