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AN INTERVIEW WITH KYRA JOHNSON

The other week I sat down with Kingston musician Kyra Johnson who has caught some attention with her first single, “options” which has amassed over 8000 plays on Spotify. So, with a new EP on the way, the timing couldn’t be better. 

WEST COAST 2 DETROIT

            The West Coast (LA, The Bay) and Detroit might not be two regions that you hear compared too often. One is warm, sunny and ocean-side while the other is an aging industrial city on the not as scenic shores of Lake Erie. However, they have one thing in common. Their music. 

10 YEARS OF MUSE ONLINE!

As many of our readers know, MUSE was first conceived in CoGro as an ambitious dream scribbled on a few pieces of lined paper, emerging […]

THE GENTRIFICATION OF THE DEPOP CRAZE

Fast fashion, an umbrella term for brands including ASOS, Urban Outfitters, Fashion Nova, H&M, Zara, and Adidas, is unequivocally one of Earth’s biggest polluting industries. […]

Cover of newest MUSE issue.

MUSE Issue XXIV Out Now!

The latest masterpiece from MUSE is here. Click to read now!

ROUTINE, REPETITION, RESOLUTION

Last year, I would set my morning alarm in exam season to 7:15am, in the baseless hope that maybe this time I wouldn’t hit snooze, […]

CELEBRATING A WIN: OMAR EL AKKAD AND WHAT STRANGE PARADISE

On Wednesday, March 23rd, the Queens English department hosted an event in honor of the Scotiabank Giller Prize and this year’s winner Omar El Akkad […]

ROADMAPS & SECOND LAPS

I have been forging four leaf clovers. Painting rainbows in my free time. Hoping that out of a seemingly endless cascade of terrible luck, I […]

ALGORITHMS AND THE DOLLAR BIN

In the age of streaming, new songs appear and disappear every minute, with independent artists flooding platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. The barriers to […]

Becoming ‘That Girl’

You’re just a few clicks away from finding your dream aesthetic.

WIDE AWAKE? ME TOO

My relationship with sleep is complicated and largely ironic. If you ask any of my friends, they can tell you how much I love sleep. […]

GOOD GRIEF

Content warning: This article contains discussion of death, loss, and grieving. The author acknowledges that this is a reflection of their experiences and does not […]

MUSIC

EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS

Have you ever found yourself in a music rut? Listening to the same tracks time after time? If either applies to you, I am here […]

SEND ME A PLAYLIST

Even if someone’s taste in music doesn’t perfectly align with mine, openness and appreciation of music is a quality I value when pursuing any time of relationship. 

THE TALE OF 27

Punctuated at the age of 27, the lives of Hendrix, Cobain, and Winehouse were no doubt influential to pop culture, but arguably more so as they were granted VIP access to the infamous 27 Club. Those with underlying mental illnesses, severe drug habits, and a rapid claim to fame need not apply.

MUSE'INGS

I GET WHAT IT’S LIKE BEING 20 AND SINGLE

My love life is currently carefully constructed by late-night “wyd” messages, and coming to terms that I’ve been ghosted… again. It’s safe to say that […]

THE NINTH WHEEL

I absolutely love being single. I am at a stage of my life where it feels like all I need is myself, my friends, and […]

LET’S TALK ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL, BABY

Raise your hand if you have felt personally victimized by birth control horror stories.  Discussions around birth control seem to always creep into the downright […]

STAGE FRIGHT

I’ve always liked to be good at things. Whether it be school, sports, etcetera – I always wanted to be above average or average at […]

Lifestyle

CELEBRATING A WIN: OMAR EL AKKAD AND WHAT STRANGE PARADISE

On Wednesday, March 23rd, the Queens English department hosted an event in honor of the Scotiabank Giller Prize and this year’s winner Omar El Akkad […]

ROADMAPS & SECOND LAPS

I have been forging four leaf clovers. Painting rainbows in my free time. Hoping that out of a seemingly endless cascade of terrible luck, I […]

ALGORITHMS AND THE DOLLAR BIN

In the age of streaming, new songs appear and disappear every minute, with independent artists flooding platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. The barriers to […]