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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 […]

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Types of TCKs

“So, here you are. / too foreign for home, / too foreign for here. / never enough for both” (Umebinyuo 171).  In her poem “Diaspora Blues,” Nigerian poet Ijeoma Umebinyuo brings to light the feelings of third-culture-kids in just four lines. They are between worlds and unsure of how to […]

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LED Streetlights: Truly Brilliant?

Night falls on the city, but darkness stays at bay as bright ribbons of red and white taillights stream down the broad roadway. On both sides, the busy cars are saluted by miniature stars caught on slim metal saplings. Oh, wait, those are just LED streetlights.  However, they’re still bright […]

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An Accord: From Abraham to Arabia

On September 15, 2020, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump, and the foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain met at the White House to sign a historic deal: the Abraham Accords, named for “the three Abrahamic religions rooted in what is now Israel and […]