Archive for Serena Wong

('18, undeclared) loves boardgames (real games, not apps) and singing despite having a less-than-stellar voice. She's a (southern) California girl born and raised, and she has a newly-discovered appreciation of horchata.

The ‘Light and Dark’ of Mental Illness (UNAFF 2014)

Mental illness is, in many cases, an uncomfortable topic. Any mention of it brings up a sort of painful awareness, a desire to move on to a different subject. It’s that ugly vase your aunt gave you for Christmas, the one you hide in the back of your closet and bring out only for family visits. Not many argue against eliminating the stigma of mental illness. Filmmaker Veronica Lopez chose instead to act, putting her very own vase on display in her 10-minute short documentary “Light and Dark.” Read more…

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i’m just tryna live: YOUR WEEK FIVE PLAYLIST

California Voter Registration closes today. Shout out to contributor Libby Scholz for the reminder and the message collab from Lil’ Jon and Lena Dunham (what?). I would have loved to have been in that pitch meeting. Read more…