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The 10 Most Insta-Worthy Murals in Austin

by Jennifer Ellis Along with live music and breakfast tacos, Austin, Texas is known for its murals. If you haven’t seen at least fifty Instagram posts in front of the iconic “I love you so much” mural, you’ve been living under a rock. With so many unique pieces of art and expression, it sometimes becomes […]

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Spark Magazine Issue No. 10: Release Party Lookbook

by Madison Hager Creative Direction by Ida Kamali Photography by Emma Hollingsworth & Veronica Tien Models: Ayu Sofyan, Grant Kanak, Ida Kamali, Isaiah Garcia, Jade Fabello, Maddy Murray, Onome Amudo In partnership with Prototype Vintage “Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express […]

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A Look at The Handmaid’s Tale

by Rachel Luo Photography by Marybeth Schmidt Models: Tonya Chen, Jillian Westphal Hair & Makeup by Genna Miller, Rachel Cook Styling by Rebecca Wong, Sarah Graham O’Malley The words are met with silence: “Who led them on? Whose fault was it?”  Then in unison, all of the Handmaidens raise their arms and point at the sole girl […]

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The Making of Dimension

by Daniela Perez & Paddy Ghaemi It’s 11:53 PM on April 17th; Tuesday is about to turn into Wednesday. Students at the University of Texas at Austin students are about to turn in to sleep. And simultaneously, spectacular fabrics are being turned into finalized garments. The sound of sewing machines and tired laughter flow through […]

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An Earthly Love Affair: An Interview with Victoria Jameson

by Carson Blair Close your eyes. Imagine light squeezing through ocean blue waves and shining a spotlight on the unique creatures of the sea. Imagine green hills rolling like an old movie reel: grainy, classic and everlasting. Mountains extend their reach to the sky, blooming with fluorescent flowers at the ground equipped with dream-like snow […]

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#sparktravels: Caprock Canyons: Where the Buffalo Roam

by Carson Blair It’s 4 am. I’m foggy eyed, exhausted to the core and my brain does not recognize the chilling darkness as morning. Yet, I get up — as excited and wide-eyed as one can be at the first dawn of day, for I am yearning for pure adventure. I prance outside to chilly weather, immediately […]

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The Reinvention of Poetry in the Digital Age

by Niti Majethia Graphics by Esther Shin There’s no formula for what makes a good poem. Because you see, there are so many different factors that influence the form of poetry. As time evolves, people change, technology grows and thinking progresses — the way something is presented may change, contexts may change, formats may evolve, […]

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