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Clash of the caffeines

What would millennial culture be without its sleep deprived, overworked young adults thriving on caffeine? It’s no surprise caffeine is the most abused drug in the U.S. This addictive substance has caused physical dependency in millions across the nation, and it’s a necessary evil for…

Terminate ‘Turkey Day’

After Halloween, we should plummet straight into the Christmas season to avoid the worst holiday of the year – Thanksgiving. Sure, the idea behind it is pretty harmless – giving thanks for what you have instead of focusing on what you don’t have. Other than…

Pop punk’s not dead: Feel a little emo? Express through music.

Sometimes, you just need tunes to express how you’re feeling in ways you don’t know how to put in words. But I recently realized my current playlists weren’t quite cutting it, and I found myself longing for something new and fresh. As a long-time fan…

Spookier & Stranger Things (Spoiler Alert)

If you havent binge-watched the second season of Stranger Things yet, dont. The sooner you finish it, the longer youll have to anticipate the next season, and something tells me this next year of waiting will be even more agonizing than the previous. The latest…

Hallow-woke costumes

If youre still on the hunt for a last-minute Halloween costume, look no further. If youve already chosen yours, then keep an eye out for these costumes this weekend youre likely to see at least one recognizably 2017 get-up. From ridiculous to terrifying, this past…

Survivors speak out: the #MeToo campaign

Sexual assault happens everywhere. Both survivors and perpetrators are among us, and while that scares many people and may make them uncomfortable, it is the ugly truth of the world we live in. Between your family members, your friends and your classmates, it is almost…

The Rick and Morty epidemic

Since its premiere in December 2013, popularity of the animated series Rick and Morty has grown exponentially. I was pretty late to the party when I was first introduced to the show this past summer, but now Im OK with being fashionably late. At the…

Liberty and justice for some

The practice of protesting during the national anthem has become an increasingly controversial topic as of late. Some argue that a refusal to stand during the national anthem and Pledge of Allegiance is a peaceful protest to the injustices minorities and people of color continue…

The girl with the tattoos

It seems that almost everywhere I go, especially in the summertime, people will stop me to either compliment my tattoos or to barrage me with questions about them. OK, Im not that tatted up, but I do have six tattoos, which seems like kind of…

Rihannas Revolution: Fenty Beauty

After two years of being in the works, Rihanna expanded her creativity beyond music by launching her very own cosmetics line, Fenty Beauty. Not only does her brand boast being cruelty-free, but its also all-inclusive, with shades to fit anyones appearance. As a makeup fanatic…

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