Martina Rexrode

  • July 15, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    Recently, word has been going around about Vogue’s most recent cover issue which features Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid. In the article, titled “Gigi Hadid & Zayn Malik Are Part of a New Generation Embracing Gender Fluidity”, the writer brings up the topic of gender within fashion and how it is becoming less and less … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/zayn-malik-and-gigi-hadid-think-gender-fluidity-is-just-wearing-each-others-clothes/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 9, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    In light of the exposing of yet another ex-Magcon member, it’s easy to assume that every “internet celebrity” who is deemed attractive turns into garbage. However, with the help of a friend, I have compiled a list of five singers who use social media as the main platform with which to share their talent. These … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-talented-social-media-users-deserving-of-your-attention/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 1, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    Book banning has always been a controversial issue which brings about numerous questions. What determines whether or not a book is to be banned? Is determining which books a person can or cannot read an issue that state and local governments should be involved in? Which types of books are most frequently banned? If you … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-banning-of-lgbtq-literature-needs-to-stop/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 22, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    I tend to be the kind of person who falls out of reading if I don’t pick up a book for a week or more. There is no specific genre that I prefer more than another, but I usually lean more towards a young adult book with memorable characters. A book that I know will … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-books-that-will-open-your-mind/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 16, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    *This article may contain spoilers from Thirteen Reasons Why* What is the first word that comes to mind when you hear the name Bryce Walker? If your answer was rapist then consider yourself correct. Bryce is a character from the novel, and now Netflix series, Thirteen Reasons Why. Besides a handful of blinded “fans”, everyone who … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/separating-the-actor-from-the-character/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 29, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    This poem was an assignment for my 10th grade English class. We were told to write a poem about struggles that we have overcome and how we attempt to keep hope alive. I chose to write mine on this past election, mainly from the perspective of a teenager. It talks about the feelings most of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/2020-a-poem-for-the-next-generation/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 21, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    Like many teenagers, I have moments where I’m watching a film or listening to a song and I start wishing I could have lived through that decade. Personally, I love appreciating films, television shows and music from different points in the past because its a pretty cheap way to time travel. So with that said, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/music-for-millennials-wishing-they-were-born-in-the-90s/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read