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yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

I guess this is how our nation copes with tragedies now. Hashtags. Twitter monologues. Blog posts. I wasn’t going to write one, I guess, but then I read this Thought Catalog article and it made me so mad that I had to sit down and explain every reason that it is partially right but mostly horrifically wrong.(…)

aries birthday beauty bash

aries birthday beauty bash

Hey friends, it’s a giveaway! See, I’m turning 22 in a couple weeks. And a few of my other friends at the Her Campus Blogger network have birthdays and such around this time as well. So instead of demanding that you buy us presents (my idea, which no one else seemed to like), we’re going(…)

on banning bossy

on banning bossy

So Sheryl Sandberg, the patron saint of leaning in, has handed down a new commandment from the mount: Ban “bossy”. (I had to convince myself not to write “excommunicate ‘Bossy’ from your vocabulary.” A holy trinity of inconsistent religious imagery! Apparently poorly-constructed figurative devices give me a weird thrill today.) When I heard about this,(…)

lies told by at least one female

lies told by at least one female

A twitter hashtag is going around, getting people all riled up. It’s called #liestoldbyfemales and it’s largely sexist bullshit. Shit like “Tell me the truth, I won’t get mad” and “No I’m not jealous!” and “I’m not a stupid slut.” You know, things that are lies! That upsets me, especially because I am a female and(…)

worth checking out: dear kate

worth checking out: dear kate

Gross conversation time! But it comes with a discount code at the end! If you’re one of my male readers, you can stop reading right now because this post is going to confuse and upset you! We’re going to be talking about periods. Specifically, underwear that you wear during your period. It’s ugly and gross and(…)

pros and cons of going to the gynecologist

pros and cons of going to the gynecologist

Time to visit the gynecologist? Eek. Your thoughts are probably racing over a million different pros and cons. Let me map out a couple for you: Cons: The fear: No matter the reasons for your trip to the gynecologist, they’re usually surrounded by some measure of fear. Whether you fear for the worst, or have no idea(…)