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Why Crying is Acceptable in College

Why Crying is Acceptable in College

Women cry.  And we cry over the littlest things.  For instance: It’s time to apply for graduation, which should be the happiest time in a college girl’s life.  But doing it makes you want to cry.  It’s also time to look for a big girl job, but the stress of it, well, makes you upset...
Why Taylor Swift Deserves Some Love in Her Life

Why Taylor Swift Deserves Some Love in Her Life

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am and always have been in love with Taylor Swift.  I’m aware that a lot of individuals do not like her as a person.  I’ve come across many people who have said she needs to stop whining about not being in love, writing songs about...
How to Balance a Life Full of Craziness

How to Balance a Life Full of Craziness

One of the most unique things about most of us twenty-somethings is that we crave having a busy life.  For us who are aspiring journalists, we may take on a lot more than we can handle: internships, volunteer work and a full-time school schedule.  But it will all pay off soon, right?  We can sleep...
In the Spotlight: Anne Hathaway

In the Spotlight: Anne Hathaway

There are so many reasons to be in love with Anne Hathaway, who co-stars alongside Christian Bale in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.  While this film is the end of the epic trilogy, fans, both male and female alike, have become entranced in Anne Hathaway and her portrayal of Selina Kyle (otherwise known to...
How Not to Crash and Burn: The Ins and Outs of Feeling Stressed Out

How Not to Crash and Burn: The Ins and Outs of Feeling Stressed Out

Stressing out is normal. We’re all in college, in our 20’s, and aspiring to be something great. We’re also young women who are prone to stressing out a little easier than men (especially more outwardly, according to studies from Psychology Today).  So, how do we handle these stresses in our lives? There are solutions, but...
DIY Fashion: The Fun Way to Look Cute for Summer

DIY Fashion: The Fun Way to Look Cute for Summer

Are you in need of something to wear, but you don’t have any extra cash to spare?  Pinterest has become a recent obsession of many college-aged twenty-somethings in 2012 (myself included).  Thankfully, the global website offers users with many DIY options for clothing, accessories, hair, and beauty to “re-pin.”  I’ve found myself re-pinning so many...
Surviving the Summer Heat (in Style!)

Surviving the Summer Heat (in Style!)

If any of you live on the east coast, you’ve been hit with the summer heat waves!  Longer days, more heat – can you take it anymore?  Personally, I live in Maryland and have grown tired of sweating in the 100-degree weather each day.  However, my air conditioner is glad to be of use 24/7...
Kardashian Fever: the Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Kardashian Fever: the Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

I never thought I’d be the one to say this, but I love the Kardashians.  You can ask my best friend for further details about why this is surprising: I’ve always said how much I can’t stand Kim Kardashian.  I’ve gone on rants about how spoiled the sisters are and how they are only famous...
Why "Weight"?  Get a Jump Start on Getting in Shape!

Why “Weight”? Get a Jump Start on Getting in Shape!

So, it’s almost officially summer, which will make it time to hit the beach and pools on a weekly (if not daily) basis.  What does this mean, you might be wondering?  It’s time to put those problem spots out of your head and into action.  There’s no reason to slack off on eating healthy and...
PDA: Where Do We Draw the Line?

PDA: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Once again, I found myself dumbfounded by a sight that I witnessed during one afternoon of innocent shopping with one of my best friends.  As we were walking towards Starbucks for a pick-me-up, there they were — a young couple sitting on a couch in the middle of the mall lounge… completely all over each...
What We Can Learn From:  Competition Reality Shows

What We Can Learn From: Competition Reality Shows

“Reality” shows have come a long way since the beginning of MTV’s “The Real World.”  Nowadays, there are reality shows way beyond the task of just living with strangers.  Competition reality shows, like Top Chef and American Idol, have a system for individuals to compete against each other for a chance at their dreams.  Whether...
Branded by the Relationship Status

Branded by the Relationship Status

Recently, I went shopping with a close friend to catch up.  A lot of items caught my eye during that afternoon of shopping, but there was one piece of jewelry that kept me thinking all day.  My friend and I ventured into Charlotte Russe since they seemed to have some decent sales going on. While...