C Magazine

Featured Artist: Lai-Ling Bisset

Kailee Correll and Atticus Scherer | November 19, 2019

Hip hop dancer Lai-Ling Bisset dances her way through life, but juggling schoolwork and her passion for dance is not as easy as she thought. Taking it one day at a time, she finds a balance in her work schedule and rehearsals — pushing her to make every minute count.

Featured Artist: Metro

Zander Darby and Kimi Lillios | October 15, 2019

Each member in Metro, a local alternative indie band, brings their own eccentric style to the group, creating lively performances for the Palo Alto community.

Contemporary Classics

Mahati Subramaniam and Raj Sodhi | October 15, 2019

Film is proof that great art can come from anywhere: a story told out of order, a magical bathhouse, a quirky pregnancy story, and a likable office worker. There are thousands of great films, but these four are a good start.

Copycat Couture

Leslie Aboytes and Ellen Chung | October 15, 2019

In an effort to generate profIts, corporate retail brands often approprIate culture and steal from artists without giving due credit or payment.

Rebecca Cheng – From Art to Activism

Claire Li, Kimi Lillios, and Ellen Chung | May 6, 2019

As an artist tackling issues of racism and injustice, Rebecca Cheng has faced pushback through censorship, due to concerns regarding her art’s suitability for public viewing. Despite these barriers, Cheng’s artistic journey has evolved to use non-traditional mediums to illustrate a personal narrative and criticize the inequalities in our modern society.

Makeup: The Remake

Ellie Fitton, Angie Cummings, Isabel Hadly, and Tyler Varner | March 19, 2019

Makeup in the 21st century represents more than constructing a “pretty face”. It is a developing art form which is constantly evolving into an industry which better serves a world of growing beauty diversity.

Shift in Perspective

Ellie Fitton, Neive Wellington, Rosa Schaefer Bastian, and Grace Rowell | March 19, 2019

The artistic perspective known as the “male gaze” has made its mark on countless art forms throughout history, but recently a new outlook has emerged.

Censor This, #%@*!

Ashley Guo, Kimi Lillios, and Tamar Ponte | March 18, 2019

Blocking expression has become a prominent issue, preventing artists from communicating their beliefs and in turn halting society's ability to grow from the exposure to controversial perspectives.