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Rumneek Johal

Rumneek Johal

Rumneek is a journalist, host, and Editor-in-Chief of 5X Press. She is also host of 5X's Youtube and IGTV show What's the Vibe breaking down hot topics inside Surrey and out. She is a graduate of The University of British Columbia's Masters of Journalism program, and has previously worked as a host/producer at Decomplicated, and as a writer at Daily Hive Vancouver and CBC Toronto. She thinks she's funny on twitter @rumneeek

Conversation

Work in progress

"I’ll never be so 'healed' that I don’t still mess up from time to time."
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
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
Conversation

The Pursuit of Everything

The pursuit of everything was really just a nudging urgency to fill the nothingness.
Conversation

Online hate sparks conversation regarding homophobia in the South Asian community

Homophobic comments were recently left on a 5XFest Pride post on Instagram.
Conversation

Sh*t you can't ask your parents: Impostor syndrome

"We are expected to be damn near perfect."
News

“There’s never going to be another Moosewala”

The passing of of Sidhu Moosewala is an immeasurable loss.
News

“You are terrorists, we are patriots,” chant protesters outside Trudeau fundraiser in Surrey

Understanding the link between "patriotism" and racism.
What's trending

Discourses I hated: Can we stop acting like Canada is a racial utopia?

Canada is not a benevolent country for all.
What's trending

Discourses I hated: Royals, racists & why we need to eat the rich

The things I hated this week.
What's trending

Kim Kardashian’s Marilyn Monroe moment is about more than just the dress

It’s time we stop glamorizing disordered eating and fad diets
What's trending

Discourses I hated: When the obsession with celebrity and fixation with true crime intersect

Johnny Depp, Megan Fox, Selling Sunset & more.

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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