• ADDICTED TO LOVE PART 2: DEAL WITH IT

      By Amy Shank   There are a million and one ways that we can get addicted to “love.” This “love” (comfort, security, attention, affirmation, distraction) can come in different forms: a partner, a friend, your family, social media, your job. These things, all of them, give us that little ...
  • ADDICTED TO LOVE

    Hi, my name is Amy Shank and I'm an amaholic. You may be wondering what an amaholic is since it's not an actual word and Latin is a dead language (RIP). I'll give you a hint: Robert Palmer is in the club. Not an 80's Pop Rock fan? Okay: Simple ...
  • OTHER ROADS THAN SELMA: 10 OF THE BRAVEST DIRECTORS WORKING IN FILM TODAY ARE WOMEN

    By Matt Carlin — Martin Luther King Jr. was many things, and one of them is now as a way to begin the discussion on the gender gap in feature filmmaking. When Selma failed to garner an Academy Award nomination for director Ava DuVernay, a barrage of accusations of sexism ...
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    Step Aside, Christmas: Here Are 9 Other Winter Holidays

    By Taylor Woolsey — There is no point in denying that the Western world is a Christmas-dominated place. Christmas is great, but it is certainly not the only holiday celebrated in the winter months. Boasting a wide range of regions and practices, below are nine other holidays, both religious and ...
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  • THANKS, MOM

      By Megan Wrappe Moms. Sometimes you can’t live with them, and then sometimes (or all the time), you just can’t live without them. The older I get, the more amazing my mom becomes, and I do not say that lightly. That sounds incredibly cheesy, but the woman I am ...
  • 3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD FOSTER ANIMALS

      By Alexandra Peek   Growing up, I had no siblings to keep me company. To compensate, I had a miniature zoo. I had five Chihuahuas, three cockatoos, a turtle, a hamster, a rabbit, and a large fish tank. I loved being around animals, and caring for them was an ...
  • NICE GUY SYNDROME

      By Nicholas Gomez Have you ever been afraid of doing something for fear that others might think differently of you? Perhaps you’ve been working the same job for a half-year now and think you deserve a solid raise, but you’re afraid that asking your boss for it is something ...
  • 10 Reasons Argentina is a "Must-See" Country

      By  Ashley Lanham   10 REASONS ARGENTINA IS A MUST-SEE COUNTRY By Ashley Lanham Though I have traveled all over the world, Argentina will always remain dear to my heart.  It offers such brilliant culture, food, architecture, and natural beauty that I will forever feel a connection with. Therefore, ...