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Balance

Hannah Calver, Staff writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Hannah Not From Montana

I find that a huge part of growing up as generation millennial is trying to find balance. Balance between getting slightly drunk so that you’re fun and confident, but not embarrassing-being-sick-on-yourself-drunk.  Balance between having enough of an online presence that you’re easy to contact...

Pancake Day!

Pancake Day!

Hannah Calver, Staff writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Hannah Not From Montana

I am dedicating this post to Pancake day! Which for this year is celebrated in England on the 28th of February and can also be known as Shrove Tuesday. In traditions it is known as the feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. So I thought I would share my way for making the perfect fluffy pan...

Why We Need Planned Parenthood

Why We Need Planned Parenthood

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Let's Talk...

As human’s discovered many years ago, sex is pleasurable and not restricted for the sole purpose of reproduction. Everyone is entitled to sexual autonomy, whether that means waiting until marriage to have sex and having only one sexual partner in their lifetime, having multiple sex partners and casual...

The 2017 Brit Awards: The 1975 Winning British Band to their Hack on their Performance

The 2017 Brit Awards: The 1975 Winning British Band to their Hack on their Performance

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

The 1975 being who they are always stand out. It may be the words that come out of Matty’s mouth, their choice of clothing, or even the way they wear their makeup. Either way, one always has something to say about the band. On the night of, February 22, it was the annual Brit Awards where the British...

Saints Row Shifts Over Time

Saints Row Shifts Over Time

Rodney Jones, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under The Roddington Hour

Saints Row is an open world, third person game where the player controls a gang-leading protagonist who tries to take complete control over any city that he is in. The efforts are contested by opposing gangs and the police force in a game with high amounts of violence, but also humor in moments that wou...

Rewatching White Collar for Another Time

Rewatching White Collar for Another Time

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

Neal Caffery, Peter and Elizabeth Burke, June Ellington, Mozzie, Diana, and Jones make up what the show, White Collar is. White Collar is about a con man, Neal Caffery (who is played by Matt Bomer), works for the FBI under Peter Burke's custody. I never watched the show from the beginning on the ...

All You Need is “Love” – New Single from Lana Del Rey Tells Us

All You Need is “Love” – New Single from Lana Del Rey Tells Us

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Concerts & Carbs

Lana Del Rey's new music video is literally out of this world.

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A Jacket’s Curse

A Jacket’s Curse

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Tatiana's Inezpirations

How can something used for protection be troubling for some people? It’s not even supposed to physically torture you. Its presence is not supposed to make you cry or fall into a depression. I can’t imagine how trauma occurs from a simple object. A jacket. A simple jacket or a coat. It is impermeable...

A Spicey Start For The Donald

A Spicey Start For The Donald

Samuel Neve, Editor-at-large
February 19, 2017
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

February 20th marks the first thirty days of Donald Trump’s term as the 45th President of the United States (and ironically his first President’s Day) and what we have seen has been ‘unpresidented’ in modern politics. This showman, television personality has made it his mission to make this...

Open Nose, Open Mind

Open Nose, Open Mind

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

A taste of Tea Tree? A tang of Ylang Ylang? A bouquet of Bergamot? There’s no telling which essential oils smell the best, it’s just what your mind, body and soul prefer. If you’re reading this, hopefully you haven’t seen the funny youtube video mocking the use of essential oils. Ar...

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