Author: Sierra Bostwick


A Sleeping Giant

“If the people [disagreed], it was over,” recalled Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, about the day in August when she stood above a crowd of thousands and delivered a radical speech, a summarization of months of discontent and protests. The 21-year-old passionately called to end Thailand’s strict lese-majeste law, which protects royalty from […]


The Matter of Mulan

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of clay Magazine or TPS. The issue of Disney’s live-action Mulan has become the topic of many headlines recently. The long-anticipated film was greeted with mixed reactions. At first, many were excited for the […]


Goodbye, Beirut

At 18:07 Tuesday, August 4th, a series of explosions ripped through the city of Beirut. The blast originated at the port and gutted buildings, flipped cars, and shattered glass in a ten-mile radius throughout the densely populated area of Lebanon’s capital city. As of August 24th, some two-hundred people were […]