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 Jeevan Sangha.

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What's trending

Did 'Love is Blind' bring the magic back?

Love is Blind season 3 is over and it’s time to see if it redeemed itself
Poetry

Brown Munde

"Turf wars over land your parents own, running these streets from a broken home"
Poetry

prayer 4 trans power

The latest release from 5XPoetry
Conversation

Discourses I hated this week: Elon Musk and Brown Twitter

Are we witnessing fall of twitter in real time?
Arts & culture

Falling in love behind the screens with Kiran and Ankush from Popshift’s ‘Desi Me Dating’

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Community

'Maluka': The novel unpacking histories of early 20th century Indian labour migrants in B.C.

Reading these stories tells those who continue to migrate for a better life, that we are not alone
Conversation

First comes love, then comes marriage, and then there’s the part no one talks about

How our community leaves South Asian women with more questions than answers after getting married
What's trending

Discourses I hated this week: TMZ, and people hating on international students

Let celebrities be and let international students experience joy
Arts & culture

Was AP Dhillon's Vancouver show really 'Out of This World'?

Fans of AP Dhillon paid big to see him live but many left feeling unsure if it was worth it
Community

Local celebration of South Asian women hopes to demonstrate that there’s more than one seat at the table

“Be The Light” Diwali celebration brings together South Asian women from various walks of life
What's trending

Season 3 of Netflix's hit reality show 'Love is Blind' is still a hot mess

It doesn't seem like Love is Blind after all...
Community

How son preference in the South Asian community contributes to the cycle of abuse and violence

The way we raise our sons plays a significant role in how we fail to protect our daughters

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Community

Khalsa Aid’s jacket drive goes beyond prepping international students for a Canadian winter

The promise of winter jackets is just what gets students through the door.
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11/24/22
Conversation

‘Is there a Doctor on board?’: The value of mental health first aid training

Jessie shares a personal account of what happened when a medical emergency was called on her flight
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11/24/22
Conversation

Work in progress

"I’ll never be so 'healed' that I don’t still mess up from time to time."
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11/17/22
What's trending

Did 'Love is Blind' bring the magic back?

Love is Blind season 3 is over and it’s time to see if it redeemed itself
Read Article
11/17/22
What's trending

Abbott Elementary: a quintessential classic sitcom in the making

Abbott Elementary is a new must-watch sitcom providing much needed freshness to the TV guide
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11/17/22
Poetry

Brown Munde

"Turf wars over land your parents own, running these streets from a broken home"
Read Article
11/14/22
Poetry

prayer 4 trans power

The latest release from 5XPoetry
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11/14/22
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11/10/22