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These short pieces of writing are made by you. Deep emotions, random observations, controversial issues – write about everything that’s on your mind, using whatever form you want to express yourself. Just let the words flow freely from your fingers onto the page.


READ | 17 May 2020

WHAT DOES FREEDOM IN CAPTIVITY MEAN?
valentina vapaux

How should we choose to react to a global pandemic, lockdown orders, and a crashing economy? Baking loaves and loaves of banana bread, crushing endless home workouts, or binge-watching Netflix? It might be all or none of these.

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READ | 19 April 2020

GENDER STUDIES
Zoe Oreopolous

Zoe is a bachelor student at Humboldt University of Berlin, with a minor in gender studies. In this essay, she reacts to the most common questions she gets when she tells someone what she’s studying and how people’s reactions have changed lately. Zoe also writes about how Beyoncé inspired her to pursue gender studies, why this research area is important, and that she’s convinced the future is female.

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READ | 5 April 2020

WHERE I FEEL HOME
Maximilian botsio

Maximilian writes about what ‘home’ means to him and reflects on the different places, situations, and people that make him feel at home.

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READ | 15 March 2020

WITH LOVE.
Martin Hufnagel

We’ll continue our mission: sharing our thoughts, projects and inspirations – to stay connected with you. We’re all in this together, let’s embrace the good side of social media. 

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READ | 14 January 2020

THE WASTED HOUR EATS #1
Maximilian botsio

We love good food and good drinks. That’s why we decided to print some coasters and collaborate with bars and restaurants in Hamburg that we love. In this ongoing series we will give you a quick overview of our recommendations.

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READ | 1 January 2020

A PERSONAL LETTER
Martin Hufnagel

Thank you for 2019.

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READ | 23 January 2019

SOCIAL MEDIA – ANLEITUNG ZUM UNGLÜCKLICHSEIN?
Celine Lika

Ist ein Ereignis überhaupt passiert, wenn du keinen Snap davon gemacht hast?

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 | 21 November 2018

TWILIGHT FADES
Martin Hufnagel

Adore, the album by The Smashing Pumpkins that came out in 1998, is a quiet, sad question for a time after their peak. Twenty years later, they released a new album last Friday, called Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1.

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READ | 8 Novmeber 2018

BUT I WILL SURVIVE/ FURY, DELIVER ME
Tobias Melcher

September 2010: How Parkway Drive's Deep Blue album saved my life.

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READ | 15 September 2018

LOOKING AT CÉLINE
Martin Hufnagel

What's the difference between Phoebe Philo and Hedi Slimane?

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READ | 11 September 2018

MAC MILLER
Martin Hufnagel

Malcom McCormick, better known as Mac Miller, died last Friday at the age of 26. Rest in Peace.

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READ | 5 August 2018

REALNESS IN ZEITEN VON KOMMERZ
Heidi Süß

„2011 Rap-Geschäft, es geht um Cash.“ (Haftbefehl, „IHNAMG“)

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READ | 12 July 2018

I'VE BEEN WRONG FOR FAR TOO LONG
Tobias Melcher

Wie Panteras Cover von Vulgar Display of Power eine neue Welt für mich eröffnete.

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READ | 16 June 2018

GOODBYE, AMERICAN APPAREL
Martin Hufnagel

American Apparel went bankrupt after years of hype, scandals and v-neck t-shirts. Thank you for your business. How did that happen so quickly?

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