Why Brands’ Missions Matter

I recently got in a discussion with my parents the other day about Taylor Swift. I was explaining to them why I was so impressed by her Look What You Made Me Do music video even though I’m not a huge fan of her music and ended up going into a pretty long-winded monologue. I told my parents about her drama with Kimye and how Swifties everywhere are going crazy for all the symbolism in…

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An Open Letter to 16-Year-Old Me

In honor of World Suicide Prevention Day, I decided to share something that’s been sitting in my drafts for a while now. It’s a version of something I wrote a while ago titled “The Room Where I Contemplated Suicide” that was about, you guessed it, a time when I thought about ending my life. Unfortunately, it got lost in one of my many blog updates, but I decided to re-write it because talking about stuff…

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A Big Surprise

Exactly two years ago today, I had an itch that needed to be scratched. My day-to-day life was seriously lacking in the creative department – I had more energy to create and express myself than I knew what to do with and no good way for me to release that energy into the world. So I took a leap of faith and signed up for a WordPress.com account. I’m not really sure what I was…

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Why Sorority Women Are Not Greek

And they’re not “sorority girls” either… Happy Fat Tuesday! I got some really good feedback last week about my “How My First Amendment Rights Were Violated” podcast so I decided to go for round two this week. I’m in the beginning stages of a cold I get when the seasons start changing, so please forgive my nasally voice and drawn-out syllables. (I think my brain fails a little bit when I get sick.) Anyway, here are…

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How My First Amendment Rights Were Violated

So this week I decided to spice things up a little bit with a story time podcast. I have been so pressed for time lately because I’ve been so busy with school and applying for big girl jobs, but I feel like I’ve been neglecting [ a sip of my coffee ] a little bit so I wanted to show my beloved site some love. This story is something I had basically forgotten about until…

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