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Social Media Dangers in a Socially-Focused World

Social Media Dangers in a Socially-Focused World

It goes without saying that social networking has completely overtaken our society. Beginning with the reinvigorated excitement over Facebook, into what sparked the popularity of Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest: you name it, we spend countless hours on it updating, scrolling, and posting to media sites that make us feel “connected.” In its most innocent form, social...
The New Year's Feat: Resolutions Versus Goals

The New Year’s Feat: Resolutions Versus Goals

As the first week of 2013 comes and goes in the blink of an eye, resolutioners of the new year stand in one of two places: either you’ve taken immediate action the second that crystal ball lit up Times Square, or you’re busy premeditating  excuses and new ways to procrastinate fulfilling the task you threw...
Complaints to "Thanks"

Complaints to “Thanks”

Holidays are stressful. Between travel plans, expenditures, the hype of the season, and general family dysfunction, which always seems to exemplify itself this time of year, it’s easy to say “bah, humbug!” and quickly lock yourself inside until New Year’s passes. Now that Thanksgiving is over and we prepare for the Christmas spirit, try something new...
The Dos and Don'ts of Making Your Vote Count

The Dos and Don’ts of Making Your Vote Count

Politics is nasty business. Just the mentioning of the word provokes harsh emotion from anyone with an opinion. In recent years, America’s electorate (citizens who are eligible to vote) can often be split into two opposing philosophies when it comes to the fact of the matter: those who can’t wait to get into the voting...
The Truth About "Moving On"

The Truth About “Moving On”

“Moving On” is a topic extremely subjective for each of us. With every relationship comes a diverse range of fallouts, each with a wider range of underlying “un-doings” that are as unique to our process of carrying on as was our relationship to begin with. There is very rarely ever a “black and white” or...
How to (Really) Lose a Guy in 10 Days

How to (Really) Lose a Guy in 10 Days

When it comes to taking on the most abstract and dynamic of roles, actress Kate Hudson proves to be a goddess with every character she commits to. For those who haven’t seen her dramatic debut in the infamous How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Hudson takes on the personality of eager journalist Andie...
Miss Independent: Don't Let Her Disappear

Miss Independent: Don’t Let Her Disappear

Whether you’re in a relationship, dating around, or living up your single life, there’s something to be said for the girl who has sense enough to maintain some independence about her. In the “Roaring Twenties,” the term feminism was applied to women who weren’t afraid to show a little leg, throw about her opinions, and...
6 Things Disney Movies Taught Us

6 Things Disney Movies Taught Us

Admit it, girls. No matter how old you get, there will always be that one Disney movie you never hesitated to pop in the DVD player and curl up to with a tub of ice cream. If you’re anything like me, you may actually fangirl when you see your favorite Disney movie playing on ABC...
Stop! in the Name of Love: Relationship Struggles

Stop! in the Name of Love: Relationship Struggles

One of the hardest questions we have to deal with in a relationship gone south is whether to hold on longer or simply let go. In a rather cliché quote, “Love is like shattered glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave the pieces on the floor than to hurt yourself trying to put them back together.”...