5 Brands Women Love Created by Powerful Women

By Ashleigh Braun The Honest Company:  Jessica Alba Jessica Alba created The Honest Company, a startup committed to producing eco-friendly household and beauty products, in 2011 after testing a baby detergent that caused her to break out in a rash. She wanted to create trusted products free of chemicals, and that’s exactly what she did. Today, the company is valued at more than $1.7 million … Continue reading 5 Brands Women Love Created by Powerful Women

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: My Grades Don’t Define What I’ve Learned

By Sarah Loftus Every semester, I grow in ways I didn’t think possible, and this semester, I learned one of my most valuable lessons a few weeks ago. In elementary, middle and high school, I was constantly told how important grades were. I have a high-achieving older sister, educated grandparents and parents. My dad’s family puts an emphasis on never settling for anything less than … Continue reading Swamp Talk: My Grades Don’t Define What I’ve Learned