Laura Pitcher

Opinion

Unpacking our generational fear of codependency

Rampant individualism and a misconstrued understanding of codependency have fuelled a loveless, community-less dating climate.
Laura Pitcher
6.21.22
Photography

Photos documenting the Black immigrant experience in America

With their new photo series 'Welcome Home', NYC's Chucha Studios hope to uplift marginalised artists and facilitate systemic change.
Laura Pitcher
6.8.22
Opinion

Can the algorithm ever be spiritual?

From Tarot TikTok to 'If you're seeing this, it's for you' Instagram posts, we explore whether social media can be a medium for divine messaging.
Laura Pitcher
5.17.22
Opinion

Is 2022 really the year of the villain?

According to the internet, we should all be entering our 'villain era'. Spoiler alert: it has little to do with actually committing crimes.
Laura Pitcher
4.21.22
Opinion

It's officially short king spring

The internet says tall men have dominated the dating scene for far too long, but a new era is upon us.
Laura Pitcher
3.22.22
Culture

Casual Instagram has killed the finsta

As the app enters it's 'flop era' and users pivot to the close friends filter or TikTok, once popular finsta accounts are falling off.
Laura Pitcher
2.3.22
Opinion

Did you get 'the ick' or is it your intuition?

How arbitrary but relatable turnoffs have found their place on TikTok.
Laura Pitcher
1.12.22
Culture

Yassification allows us to enjoy a smooth brain-existence

A new 'yass queen' reality.
Laura Pitcher
11.19.21
Beauty

The rise and rise of the post-lockdown buzz cut

A new bold and buzzed era is currently underway.
Laura Pitcher
11.11.21
Beauty

Is blonde hair... cheugy?

Viral TikTok and hair trends indicate the fall of bleached blonde might be upon us.
Laura Pitcher
10.27.21
Culture

Can you manifest a partner on TikTok?

Creators on the app seem to think so, but viral affirmation videos look a lot like potentially dangerous love spells.
Laura Pitcher
10.20.21
Culture

Thigh gap discourse is back, thanks to TikTok

A number of creators are trying to cancel the problematic Tumblr-era beauty standard, but it's more complicated than that.
Laura Pitcher
9.30.21
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