The Power of Social Media

By Brooke Steinberg Now more than ever, people have been turning to social media to express their feelings and thoughts. There are ups and downs to having social media always readily available for people to say whatever they want. The negatives of social media as a form of expression are pretty obvious: name calling, fighting people behind a screen and death threats just to name … Continue reading The Power of Social Media

The Power of Believing in Yourself

By Alyssa Weiss We live in the age of comparison. Our Instagram feeds display our picture-perfect lives for thousands of followers to admire. We post our greatest achievements on Facebook so our hundreds of friends can stay in the loop. We make a Snapchat story every time we’re doing, eating or watching something impressive. In a time where social media is thriving, it’s only natural … Continue reading The Power of Believing in Yourself

Swamp Talk: Our Obsession with Cat Videos

By Emily Stanton I’m pretty sure the Internet is run by cats. It’s all a part of their evil plan to enslave humans and take over the world. How else could they garner billions upon billions of YouTube hits, Tumblr reblogs and Instagram likes? It’s a conspiracy; I swear. Twenty-two-year-old journalism senior Meaghan Cloherty disagrees. Cat videos dominate the internet because of their absurdity, she … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Our Obsession with Cat Videos

Fashion Friday: Fashion Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Now

By Karina Cuevas Let’s face it—Instagram is our favorite procrastination-aid, where we escape reality while keeping up with our friends’ escapades and sharing snapshots of our own lives. Luckily for us fashion-lovers, Instagram also gives us the perfect portal to submerge ourselves in the people and happenings in the industry.  And with so many fashion accounts, it seems impossible to keep track of them all. … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Fashion Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Now

The Politics of Friendship

BY STEPHANIE WEHRMANN With the presidential elections creeping up on us, it’s to be expected that the candidates are a hot topic to talk about. And although the same conversations are just rehashed over and over again, it’s at least tolerable. After all, it’s an important election. But what is not so tolerable are the political debates. I’m not writing about the political debates that … Continue reading The Politics of Friendship