Volume 22 Issue 9
After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture
Students at several high-level California high schools believe that as much as the achievement culture needs to be reconsidered, it's the support the academic community provides that needs improvement.
Since the 60s, college enrollment has gone up and down, but overall it's risen steadily. We're now once again in a downturn, and it may be due to the healthy economy.
French artist Thomas Mailaender's latest project, 100 Tiles, features a collection of customized ceramic tiles adorned with images from his infamous "Fun Archive," an online image bank of amateur photos sent from friends over the years. Ranging from...
Peru recently announced plans for its first official contact with the Mashco-Piro people. Local officials had long opposed interacting with the group, one of Peru's 15 uncontacted tribes, which know of the wider world but remain aloof from it.
This summer, Japan unveiled plans for a digital tourist-assistance system that mimics the concept omotenashi: anticipating guests' needs and exceeding their expectations to the point of it being eerily predictive.
"Both the country and the band have been portrayed as some fascist outcasts. The truth is that both are misunderstood," said the tour organizer.
Some of our awesome contributors from the September issue of VICE Magazine.