Everybody's A Critic

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I stare at the blank canvas in front of me with a glimmer of desperation in my eyes. It’s happening again. My body is frozen, trying to pull inspiration from thin air. »

It’s More Than Just A Phase, Mom

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Given the traumatic events of the past year, I've found myself reaching for nostalgia as comfort. Specifically, solace in the grunge phenomena that was 2013-2015 Tumblr culture. »

Why I Wasted Half My Life Hating Pink

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In a world where femininity is equated to weakness, rejecting everything "girly" can seem like the only way to present ourselves as strong and worthy of respect. Looking internalized misogyny in the eye, I am learning to embrace the things I once hated. »

Takeoff

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We’re still sitting in our seats waiting for action. Waiting to seize the day, watching the “best years of our lives” slip away. »

Exploring the History of Matcha

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Matcha tea, like many things in life, has been around for many years before us and will hopefully continue for many after. With every sip, you unknowingly partake in history and tap into a lasting legacy of calm and comfort that is rarely this easy to find. »

It Ain't Easy Being Green

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With the crazy year we've had, it's easy to forget about being eco-conscious. But, it's important to check up on how we're doing, sustainability-wise every now and then.  »

You Know What, I Am Like Other Girls

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Day-in and day-out, I would scroll through my silly little dashboard and reblog my silly little black and white photos of Mary Elizabeth Winstead from Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and dream that I could be that cool. »

The Traveler

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The traveler stood in the rubble, looking onward with unseeing eyes. All around him lay the ruins of an alien world. He saw mysterious structures from a forgotten era, infected with life as the vegetation strangled the surroundings. »

Starting a Business During a Pandemic

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Creating a business from nothing seems like a daunting task, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. Against all odds so many determined Americans used these times as motivation to start a company from the ground up and many have found success in doing so.  »

Takes Time

editorial culture
Unity can be difficult to envision in a world stubborn in its division. Its promises made with crossed fingers, open arms across the aisle quick to close its counterparts out. »

Beyond the Four Walls

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The warm rays of the sun tease my skin as they seep through my blinds. The birds merrily chirp in the sky and relay secrets back and forth. The lush greenery across the street seems to stare through my window and chastise me for not taking advantage of the free oxygen it’s providing. These four walls, sturdy and withstanding, create a barrier between myself and the natural world. »

Reasons For Being Single on Valentine's Day...

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Dread it. Run from it. Valentine’s Day still arrives. Here are some of the biggest excuses we use to avoid the joy of this holiday, and just like a lot of our relationship statuses this V-day, they're kinda flimsy.  »

Memories

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You lay among the rubble of your thoughts, and you don’t know what to do. What can you do? With the memories flooding your mind, you begin to build. There’s nothing you can do but pick up the pieces. »