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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Discourses I hated this week: The “female gaze” and KimYe in the news for the wrong reasons

Monika takes over this week's recap of discourses to hate
Conversation

Survival patterns; our friends or enemies?

How unpacking our survival patterns can turn into epiphanies
News

FIFA President spins issue of migrant workers in Qatar during press conference

Despite various reports and investigations, Infantino fails to grasp the gravity of the situation
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.
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
Conversation

Discourses I hated this week: Chris Brown defenders and Marvel slander

I'm tired of talking about Chris Brown.
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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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
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
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?

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Community

Panel discussion about the struggles of international students highlights the need for institutional and community support

Community members gathered in Surrey to discuss the exploitation of international students
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1/26/23
What's trending

Discourses I hated this week: Oscar snubs and Tarte’s Dubai influencer trip

The Oscars remain a boys club, and a cosmetic company's latest brand trip is causing suspicion
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1/26/23
Conversation

Celebrating independence after leaving a household with domestic violence

Why I celebrate the day my mother left my father after 12 years of marriage.
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1/12/23
Arts & culture

Why Netflix's controversial film 'Farha' depicting the 1948 Nakba deserves to be watched

It is paramount to keep stories like 'Farha' alive for generations to come.
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1/12/23
News

On the floods in Pakistan, "Loss and Damage" fund and understanding climate disasters in the Global South

Two climate activists and scholars from Pakistan offer a complex understanding of the recent floods
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1/12/23
Conversation

Navigating the New Year when people praise your body dysmorphia

The pressure to rebuild your body cuts deep in the new year
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1/5/23