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Jeevan Sangha

Jeevan Sangha

Jeevan is a UBC Sociology student, writer and self-proclaimed cinephile (to annoy the film majors). An aspiring journalist, she loves writing silly little articles about pop-culture, media, politics and the South Asian experience while balancing her job in community-engaged learning. When she isn't having an existential crisis, you can find her over-caffeinating, binging a new show or trying to prove that she's a much cooler, brown Rory Gilmore

Instagram: @jeevanksangha 

Arts & culture

Meet the performers: Rehma, a dreamy artist making her own space in the music world

Rehma will be hitting the stage at the 5X Blockparty on June 11
Conversation

The gross misinterpretation of "decolonizing" by Diaspora influencers

Seerat Saini’s profile has people thinking if influencers play any role in decolonization.
Arts & culture

What does the rising popularity of AP Dhillon mean for the future of Punjabi music?

AP Dhillon’s opening doors for young Punjabi artists to create a fresh, hybrid sound
Arts & culture

Digging deeper: why "Gehraiyaan" is more than its controversy

Shakun Batra’s latest film features a nuanced portrayal of grief, mental illness and family conflict
News

Celebration and skepticism following announcement of farm law repeal

There’s still so much work to be done.
Community

New children’s book Dosti explores themes of friendship and camaraderie in the time of Partition

Dosti aims to fill the gaps in children’s education and spark curiosity about Punjabi histories
Arts & culture

Netflix’s Sex Education gives the progressive portrayal of teenage sexuality I wish I had when I was younger

Coming from a community where sex isn't talked about, this show would've been empowering.
Community

Surrey's Raman Bains talks about navigating the music industry and his new single “Heer Ranjha”

Local singer and composer Raman Bains sat down with 5X Press to tell us about his new single.
Community

Sahil Mroke on creative direction, collaboration and everything in between

Sahil Mroke spoke to 5X Press about the collab between Vancity Bhangra and Imagine Van Gogh.
News

Surprise pop-up vaccination clinics neglect most vulnerable communities

Inequities in vaccine rollout revealed through a pop-up vaccination site in Surrey.
Conversation

Emily Ratajkowski tackles image, power and ownership in thought-provoking essay

Emily Ratajkowski highlights the complexities of her image, and takes a step towards reclaiming it
Arts & culture

Beyonce Sharma Jayegi: Bollywood’s latest colorist and racist item number

Beyonce doesn’t have time for this: Do better Bollywood.

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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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