Shoumik Hassin

Bangladesh saw nearly 600 student suicides in 2022. What is causing these tragedies?
From the physical to the social to the existential, many pressures are affecting the mental health of today’s youth
Rising stars, familiar faces collide in a memorable night at the Oscars
The sweeping success of 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' and 'RRR' could signal a sea change for an old-fashioned Hollywood institution
Stripe’s Song of the Day: Marvin Gaye – Got to Give It Up
The disco jam about losing your inhibitions on the dance floor is a reminder to take a chance and put yourself out there
Stripe’s Song of the Day: John Boutté – At the Foot of Canal Street
The stirring ode to New Orleans pays loving tribute to the city’s culture, vibrancy, and resilience
Stripe’s Song of the Day: The Rolling Stones – Sweet Virginia
The ramshackle country and blues track could be the end of a rowdy night or a laid-back start to the morning after
Stripe’s Song of the Day: Mariya Takeuchi – Plastic Love
A quirk of the YouTube algorithm resurfaced this city pop classic, but the late-night ballad remains beloved for a reason
Stripe's Song of the Day: OutKast - B.O.B
A manic blitz of creativity, 'B.O.B' heralded the future of pop and hip-hop
Stripe’s Song of the Day: Missy Elliott – Get Ur Freak On
The braggadocious banger sounded like nothing else at the time and still hits today