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Dramatizing Self-Destruction: What American Idol Taught Me About "Making It"

Dramatizing Self-Destruction: What American Idol Taught Me About “Making It”

Every time I turn on the radio, it seems like some new rap artist is throwing down tracks about toughing it through all the hate and naysayers in their life to come out on top — of the charts, the industry, their personal lives. And while it’s more than empowering for the girl who wishes...
Why You Need to Be on the Twitter Train

Why You Need to Be on the Twitter Train

A month ago, my roommates were at their wit’s end with me. I was pitching Twitter to them like my life depended on it. Until, well, it did. If you were to hold a microphone to my lips and ask me what one thing you should be doing to turn your life around, I’d legitimately...
Spreading Love With Screen Prints & Spray Paint

Spreading Love With Screen Prints & Spray Paint

Eryn Erickson believes in the power of a simple message: So Worth Loving. Last March, she didn’t mean to start a brand or create a movement, empowering girls across the country feeling less than loveable. That came months later, after she played with the design for a band t-shirt to represent her as a recording...