dear diary

Dear Diary, from My First Contraceptive Pill Pack and Loving Myself

In retrospect, I think this diary entry captures a very unique stage of teenage girlhood. In childhood I made ‘memory books’, in late adolescence I kept diaries. For a few years at the beginning of high school, it was a mix of the two. The contrast between the drawings, glitter, candy wrappers and the contraceptive pill pack is representative of this awkward in-between stage. It is at once childlike and too grown up. Adolescent fears about what people think are often dismissed as immature, but sometimes we all need a reminder that everybody doesn’t hate us.

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lifestyle

Shenu Talks: Glove and BRONCHO at Gasa Gasa

Shenu Talks is a new monthly column on Sorjo, by yours truly, Shenu Kathymoon! She will be writing about what she’s really passionate about—music. She will be talking about album releases, concerts and interviews with your favorite artists!

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book reviews, lifestyle

Sorjo Book Review: Sad Girls, A Sad Offering of Teen Literature

Davina Dang wrote a review on the novel, Sad Girls, by Lang Leav. According to Goodreads, the book is about the protagonist Audery. School is almost out for Audrey, but she begins to struggle with panic attacks are just beginning as she told a lie and leads to a death of her classmate, Ana. Things starts to spin out of control as she meets a boy named Rad who could turn it all around. “But will their ill-timed romance drive her closer to the edge?” Read Davina’s review on her honest opinion on Sad Girls!

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