About 5X Press

Culture, community and conversation. 5X Press is the essential South Asian youth culture magazine in Canada, covering all things arts & culture, trending topics, news, & so much more. We connect our community to one another, and to the world. 5X Press is written and published in Surrey, BC, by a team of 14 writers. Edited by Rumneek Johal.

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Poetry

Somatic Play

Poetry

boots in the sky

Poetry

Mrs. Church

Arts & culture

Beyoncé ushers in a new era with Renaissance

The Beyhive was blessed with new music this summer from their favourite queen.
Arts & culture

Ms. Marvel: Collective win for the diaspora

Ms. Marvel severely underrated by many despite the amazing diversity and showcase of culture
Conversation

Anxious mom series: The local vacation I almost didn’t take

Sharing my anxieties around travel, weddings, COVID, and life in general as an anxious mom.
Arts & culture

5 Female & Non-Binary South Asian DJs you should follow

They are giving us the freshest tunes with Desi influences
Community

Mentorship Series x People of The Community: Utkarsh Ambudkar

A compilation of insights from trailblazing South Asians by People of the Community.
Conversation

Why the way we treat divorced South Asian women is a matter of life and death

When will we stop shaming women for getting a divorce?
Arts & culture

Unpacking the appropriation of regional music in bollywood

Bollywood’s latest song remake fits within a long history of appropriating regional music
Poetry

Only Splinters to Remember You by Violet Myles

5XPoetry by Violet Myles.
Poetry

5 Rivers by RCK

5XPoetry by RCK

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What's trending

Ranveer Singh faces backlash for baring it all

India pushes political agenda by punishing Ranveer Singh for self-expression
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8/17/22
Conversation

On Mandeep Kaur and the cycle of failure in the Punjabi community

The cycle of failure in our community must end. It truly is a matter of life and death. 
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8/10/22
Arts & culture

Beyoncé ushers in a new era with Renaissance

The Beyhive was blessed with new music this summer from their favourite queen.
Read Article
8/10/22
Community

Mentorship Series x People of The Community: Simran Jeet Singh

A compilation of insights from trailblazing South Asians by People of the Community.
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8/10/22
Conversation

The Pursuit of Everything

The pursuit of everything was really just a nudging urgency to fill the nothingness.
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8/9/22
Arts & culture

Ms. Marvel: Collective win for the diaspora

Ms. Marvel severely underrated by many despite the amazing diversity and showcase of culture
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8/4/22