First Meeting for 2017-2018!
LaGuardia Magazine (LaG Mag) is an online-based magazine, where people can submit content or read editorials to coffee or album reviews! LaG Mag is an online-based literary arts magazine written by and for the LaGuardia community.
We are a collective of artistically minded individuals with a platform for sharing and spreading our creative thoughts across a variety of mediums
We meet Thursdays in room 601. The content ranges from poetry, to school news, to Op-Eds on coffee, to seasonal playlists. This is written either by the LaG Mag staff or by students, who can submit content through the LaG Mag email ([email protected]). Be sure to include the author, title, and section of the piece, as well as an accompanying (sourced) image. This content is edited by our staff for grammar, syntax, and cohesiveness, as well as for content - LaG Mag is a school magazine and prides itself on promoting positivity, activism, and awareness. After the editing, the magazine's advisors approve the content and it is posted. There are no deadlines! Current LaG Mag Executive Team:
First Meeting for 2017-2018!
We now have an official newsletter! Subscribe on our home page lagmag.org for weekly updates on LaG Mag, LaGuardia, and a roundup of articles and new content!
We are now accepting submissions to our PRINT magazine!!!! This magazine will showcase the writing and art of LaGuardians in a real, tangible magazine! We take:
-single pieces of art
-and much, much, much more!!
You can always submit to LaG Mag, but in order to have your work considered for the printed edition you need to submit BY MARCH 10th.
You can send your submissions to [email protected] as well as any questions about what to submit, deadlines, and whatever else you want to know.
If you are not submitting, please still check out the hard work of your friends and peers at lagmag.org!!!!
LaG Mag is LaGuardia’s online-based magazine: a collection of anything from poems to plays to editorials to a music review of your classmate's band.
A feature of Ursula Bowling and Sam Barron's photography project, "Aesthete,"
And new poems from our writers Stina Tröllback and Charlotte Force
by Charlotte Force “Aesthete” is a photography and makeup project by LaGuardia High School senior visual art majors Ursula Bowling and Sam Barron. After several months of navigating makeup palettes, Photoshop, early morning shoots, and sheets, they finished the first major project of their careers...
This is where the music of the "can-can" comes from! This is an Ancient Greek myth! This is a 1850s burlesque! This is quick-changes and tights!
THIS IS ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD!
Featuring back stage photos and a vlog tour!
Buy tickets here: http://laguardiahs.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=699
The ancient Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice is ancient and well-known – but this isn't it. The couple is married, Eurydice dies, and Orpheus looks back… but you’ll have to see the opera to know what happens in between!
LaG Mag has decided to make their own Senior Superlatives. Nominations are being accepted now.
In light of the fact that nominations for senior superlatives were poorly publicized and the choices are limited, LaG Mag has decided to offer their own senior superlative choices.
Microbeans, macro problem - read all about these environmental threats, and whay you can do to lower future damages!
by Lila Meretzky Even if you didn’t know they had a name, it’s probably safe to assume that we’ve all encountered microbeads before. These tiny plastic spheres have risen in popularity for their use as exfoliants in toiletries and as aids in laboratories, where they can help model substance flo…
Look out for LaG Mag at the school-wide club fair tomorrow in the 5th floor cafeteria!
We'll be showcasing some of our past articles, and answering any questions you may have about joining, participating, or enjoying the magazine!
Hope to see you there!
A new SHORT STORY from Charlotte Force
'What's the Story, Morning Glory?'
The tale of Columbia University campus from 6:26AM to 7:17AM
Interview with PALM PILOT!
Palm Pilot is a band composed of LaGuardia’s Aiden Berglund, Rain Johannes, and Laszlo Horvath, and well as Eleanor Roosevelt High School’s Charles Mitchie. They just released an eponymous album, ‘Palm Pilot’. As a “puzzle-pop” band, this group derives influences from modern and contemporary art, math, shapes, and social issues. Together, they combine splashes of color and sound to create a “sonic equivalent of biting into Gushers candy.”
Interview by Charlotte Force
As August 11th approaches, we remember the life and accomplishments of Robin Williams, who tragically committed suicide almost a year ago. Joana Seifter has written a great review of one of his lesser-known movies, "The Fisher King". Check it out here:
New poem from Katja Stoke-Adolphe: Snowglobe
When I’m out on a clear day, and the sky seems to bend like a blue umbrella fading to grey out in the distance, I feel like I’m in a snow globe, and the sky that covers me is glass. Some might find that scary, but to me it would be reassuring because if I’m in a snow globe it must be held in someone…
Sketchbook from Sam Gallagher!
New sketchbook from Alaina Fridge Santiago! Check it out!
Planet Panic: Earth Day Benefit Concert | Music News
by Charlotte Force
The back room of Branded Saloon is an intimate burgundy space with neon signs and pseudo-gas lamps. It’s a dark room, even on days when the sun is smiling, with velvet curtains hugging the jam-packed people around a low-rise stage. It was the venue of Planet Panic!, an Earth Day benefit concert organized by Thomas Warner Perriee and Venice Ohleyer. For three hours, seven excellent bands played excellent music, as a projector screen hung in the back screening The Lorax, psychedelic cartoons, videos of nature, Alice and Wonderland, and dream-like fractals.
Green Beans | Playlist by Shannon Hanna
Earth Day was last week, but everyone really should be aware and respectful to mother Earth all times of the year.
donate2 ur mother now http://www.nrdc.org/
by Shannon Hanna Playlist Amazing Air (1969) by The Lovin' Spoonful Album: Revelation Revolution '69 Three Little Birds by Bob Marley and the Wailers Album: Exodus Killin The Planet by The Vines Album: Wicked Nature The Tide is High by Blondie Album: Autoamerican Meat Is Murder by The Smiths Album:…
Women On 20s | Social News
"A green flurry of movement is sweeping the nation – its outcome might change the landscape of American wallets forever. Women On 20s is a reform group dedicated to replacing the likeness of Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with an image of an important woman from American history: Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, or Wilma Mankiller."
by Charlotte Force
Social News by Charlotte Force A green flurry of movement is sweeping the nation – its outcome might change the landscape of American wallets forever. Women On 20s is a reform group dedicated to replacing the likeness of Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with an image of an important woman from America…
Interview with The Kinsey Scale
"Meet Gabe Paiano (guitar), Aaron Kisslinger (keys/trombone), Robby Jenkins (drums), Max Beirne-Shafer (bass), and Daniel Barbrack (vocals) of the Kinsey Scale. We sat down with four out of five members - Robby couldn’t make it - to talk about the band’s origins, accomplishments, and future. It all started with school lunch, The Bonnie Situation, and Dr. Titone’s Elementary Brass One class..."
by Charlotte Force, interview by Nicolaia Rips and Charlotte Force, and photos by Ursula Bowling.
Interview Article by Charlotte Force. Interview by Nicolaia Rips and Charlotte Force. Meet Gabe Paiano (guitar), Aaron Kisslinger (keys/trombone), Robby Jenkins (drums), Max Beirne-Shafer (bass), and Daniel Barbrack (vocals) of the Kinsey Scale. We sat down with four out of five members - Robby coul…
A group of 16 LaGuardia students participate in a die-in on 65th street and Broadway to raise awareness of the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement.
We've got a new editorial, submitted by the lovely Allison Abrams, called "Forgotten Faces: Racism and Brandy Melville". Check it out and find out how you could get involved!
Racism and Brandy Melville Editorial by Allison Abrams If you’ve ever purchased something from the Brandy Melville clothing store, you know that their clothes are super cute, comfortable, reasonably priced, and have that famous, ‘easy’, “one-size-fits-all” policy. Needless to say, I love a good, ver…
Also out today is Afilandra Goncalve's sketchbook pages!
Striking colors and groovy patterns for all to bask in and admire...
Two new playlists coming your way from our very own co-Editor in Chief Caroline Xia, and a guest playlist from The Kinsey Scale!
real cool playlist feat. The Kinsey Scale
"What a wonderful winter we are having this spring" - Caroline Xia
Check us out on Instagram for regular updates about upcoming articles!
FEATURE A STUDENT:
Shannon Hanna @ Legs Wide Open Zine
We got together with Shannon Hanna last Thursday to talk about punk music, the MoMA, and the zine she runs called "Legs Wide Open". Click the link to learn about the amazing things this LaGuardia student has accomplished!
by Charlotte Force Meet Shannon Hanna – She’s a spunky-smart Junior Vocal Major, her star sign is Pisces, she’s got crazy-cool hair, and she really hates ketchup. photos by Ursula Bowling (LaG Mag photojournalist) Let’s start at the beginning: why did you want to go to LaGuardia? “I never really tho…
NEW SECTIONS TO CHECK OUT!
There are always things to discover at LaG Mag - we've recently added a playlists section, called the "Mixtape", where you can go and listen to LaG Mag's 8tracks playlists! New playlists include "The Smokey Pub" and "Dancing Shoes On".
Also, in our re-branded "Culinary" section, you can find food reviews, and a new column called "Discover an Ingredient", where we explore the wonders of cooking and the history of different culinary materials. The first installment of this is called "Chocolate: A Temperamental Mistress".
LAG MAG AND POETRY IN SCHOOL
- Ms. Hasegawa and her classes have written haikus that have been posted to the website already. There are more to be added!
- Mr. H has assigned a spoken word project to his students. When they perform, they will have the option to be filmed for posting on the LaG Mag website (Mr. H has promised extra credit for this).
In the future, it would be great to collaborate with the entire language department to have poems written in French, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese, and post the poems of those students who choose to share their work.
Mr. H has also shared a desire to organize a LaGuardia poetry festival in which students would share spoken poetry. We plan to encourage this idea and collaborate with the powers-that-be, so stay tuned for progress on that!
FUN NEW STUFF ON LAG MAG!
We've added an ART PAGE where you can submit things like watercolors, canvases, prints, etc. in addition to our SKETCHBOOK page, which concentrates on the pages of people's art journals.
We've also added a HAIKU COLLECTION on the poetry page from Ms. Hasegawa's 8th period class.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADDING YOUR HAIKU IN JAPANESE
Message me with the haiku in japanese, the english translation, your full name, and your japanese section/period and you will be added to the article.
Interview with Shannon Hanna
Interview with The Kinsey Scale
Interview with PALM PILOT
Spoken word poems from Mr. H's classes
A new playlists section
We've got some great new content from our staff members Stina Trollback, Roseanne Torres, Priska Mohunsingh, and Teresa Sadowska! Go check it out!
Also, tune in this week for new sketchbook pages from Maya Lee, and stay in tune for interviews with Shannon Hanna of "Legs Wide Open", The Kinsey Scale, and Palm Pilot!
LaGuardia Magazine's cover photo
Check out the new content we released today!
There's a great new selection of poems, short stories, music reviews, and sketchbook pages to peruse on the website!
Check out stories from our great staff members Stina Trollback and Anna Borres, and take a moment to reflect on the great poems of Priska Mohunsingh and Roseanne Torres!
LaG Mag is LaGuardia’s online-based magazine which could feature anything from editorials about coffee addiction to a music review for that kid in your English class’ band.
In order to submit to the LaGuardia Sketchbook, just scan a page from your sketchbook and email it to [email protected]. Please include what you would like it to be titled, and if you'd like your name to be included.
If you would like to submit a series of pages, like a photoset or mini-sketchbook, just send them under the same title. (Example: Paris 2013 by Charlotte Force).
However, if you just want to submit one page/image, that's great too! (Example: Earth Smiles by Charlotte Force).
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