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U.S.A.! U.S.A.!

U.S.A.! U.S.A.!

It seems like this month is the perfect time to wear non-stop red, white and blue! America has so much to celebrate right now— its 259th birthday (so many candles), the right to marriage has been legalized for everyone and the U.S. Women’s National Team […]

Summer Trends: Pineapples

Summer Trends: Pineapples

“Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?” You know who. The same sponge that first got people talking about pineapples is who. (He’s not the classiest, and I was never the biggest fan, but you know who I’m talking about). Yet despite this increased […]

Little Luxuries

Little Luxuries

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” – Barbara Jordan Maybe it’s a silly concept, but this quote resonates […]

Beauty & the Brunch

Beauty & the Brunch

Historically speaking, brunch has gone through three phases— it began in Britain as a privilege for the wealthy, moved to the US as a way for Hollywood stars to eat glamorously after early morning plane rides in the 1930’s, and was known as the “varsity” […]

Time to Equalize the Playing Field

Time to Equalize the Playing Field

Everyone talking about double standards raises awareness about their existence and does nothing to actually fix them. We hear about double standards when it comes to “teacher’s pets,” the treatment of student-athletes, and expectations for what is considered to be appropriate professional attire for males […]

My Body, My Choice

My Body, My Choice

On Sept. 1, 2014, a vicious wave of attacks on privacy raced through the Internet at a speed known only to those fluent in hacker jargon and computer programming. Hundreds of nude and suggestive photos of high-profile female celebrities, which had been allegedly acquired through […]

A Conversation With Cancer

A Conversation With Cancer

Cancer:“ A half empty cup can never be fullTo hear a pessimist is quite optimisticFor many feel insane that they are loosing controlOf the feelings caught in the seams of their smilesOthers can feel a similar shudder,Knowing that pain can never go awayFor its memory […]


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