SPRING ISSUE + CONGRATS CLASS OF 2022!

It’s almost insane—we’ve survived a full year in-person. There were a little blips here and there, but we made it! And to celebrate, we’re releasing Vertigo’s yearly flagship issue, the Spring issue, to the wesite.

After our full production cycle and distribution since 2019, you might have seen the print issue floating around. If you didn’t get an opportunity to grab one for yourself, have no fear! Enjoy it right here, at lhsvertigo.com/aliferous!

Lastly, Vertigo would like to thank the class of 2022 for bringing their wonderful spirit to the club. Our 2021-2022 officer team planned our first in-person open mic, grew Vertigo through numerous socials, and expanded our reach to selling handmade cards for Craft Faire. Congratulations 2022 for graduating; you’re going to do great things!

Look out for our summer issue in the coming weeks. We wish you all the best <3

(Cover art: Joy Song)

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apirl foolz

the real april fools is that this was published on april second (i mean. whaaaat. ur reading the date wrong whaatt its aprilf rist. what. what. what.)

look around. we are in your walls.

hee hee

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Winter issue 2021 is here!!

*disclaimer: we know it’s 2021 very sorry for the lateness*

We’re back to our workshops at Peet’s and in-person meetings, but we’ve also strengthened our community more than we ever have in years past. Vertigo is (verti)growing, and now you can see The Results!

So, in another cold winter, we invite you to bask in the warmth of the sun with us. Our writers and artists (and webmaster btw) have worked really hard to bring this to you and we hope you enjoy <3

p.s. i chose the fonts & colors myself

p.p.s. cover art by kristin zhao we love you <3

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Halloween issue is out!!!

This Halloween, amidst the early application deadline, we thought… what is the scariest thing on the planet?

We thought of zombies. Ghosts. Haunted houses (hice?). Bloodsucking vampires. However, none of them managed to equal the terror presented by the years of debt brought forward by the United States’s education system.

So with terror and fright, we welcome you to this year’s Halloween issue… Student Loans.

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Spring Issue 2021 is in PRINT!

Spring Issue 2021 is here — in PRINT!

We have no words to describe our excitement…but here are a few.

After multiple workshops, lots of editing, too many Google forms, a discussion about beans, another annual contest, and a deep cut to our budget, it’s finally here! Spring Issue 2021! Access it right here on our website, or if you’re a staff member, be reading to pick up a copy soon!

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BlackLivesMatter

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter — we have an inherent responsibility as a literary magazine to advocate for justice and hold those in power accountable; as the late James Baldwin once said in regards to being a writer, “I consider that I have many responsibilities, but none greater than this: to last, as Hemingway says, and get my work done.”

Through literatures we expose the injustice, the suffering, and the inequality in the society. We must take our stance and do the same in the society we live in.

We stand against racism.

We stand with you.

Our heart goes out to all the communities and areas affected by police brutality, and we encourage you to use your incredible writing and art skills for reform. Send letters to your CA representatives (Ro Khanna and Dianne Feinstein), message your relatives and friends to address the subject, and write to express yourself. Activism is more then just protests and we know that each of you is capable of making a small ripple to shift the tide of the times. For more ways to get involved, visit blacklivesmatter.carrd.co.

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Winter Printed Issue

 

 

 

The Winter issue is out! Usually, we don’t print the winter issue because it’s costly, but we decided to do it a low-budget DIY way using regular paper and B/W ink instead of our usual fancy spring issue. Here are some photos in case you missed them. The content is also online under our issues tab/menu.

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