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22 Things I Learned at 22

22 Things I Learned at 22
April 5, 2016

It's normal to feel a little immature well into your 20's. Trust me, I still do. But in the last year I feel like I've grown a lot as a person and as a woman. Here's the 22 things I have learned since...

Not the Average College Experience

Not the Average College Experience
A Stream of Consciousness
March 23, 2016

I've always been different. I was always the odd one growing up. I was the black girl who listened to rock and hated r&b. I was the girl who spoke well in an urban neighborhood. My college experience...

Meal Time With the Editors.

Meal Time With the Editors.
March 14, 2016

The time slot from 12-2:30, one can collectively hear interns in offices across the city hold their breath. Mealtime with the editors is some of the scariest times I've ever experienced while interning. I...

Does the Devil Wear Prada?

Does the Devil Wear Prada?
No. But she demands that her samples be hung on clear hangers only.
March 3, 2016

Whenever someone finds out that I intern for Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazine, I almost always get asked whether or not my life is like “The Devil Wears Prada.” I laugh because it is and then isn’t. Yes....

Korean 10 Step Skincare

Korean 10 Step Skincare
February 25, 2016

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am interested in Eastern Asian cultures. I find them interesting and very dense with history. Compared to other countries, the US is a baby when it comes to these things....

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff
The Ups and Down's of chasing your dreams.
February 23, 2016

This year has started off just peachy. I was let go from my job during the second week of February, because they needed me to work more. Currently I am in school full-time two days a week and an Intern...

Fossils.

Fossils.
The Art of Moving On
February 10, 2016

I walk the streets of New York trying to start my life anew and I stumble into fossils of what we use to be. Constantly being reminded of what was, stuck between my desire for wanderlust and the city I...

If I Were To Be Stuck on a Deserted Island…

If I Were To Be Stuck on a Deserted Island...
The Journey of Moving On
January 21, 2016

I was speaking to someone one recently. (I was looking to date this person but our plans fell through and we never reconnected but I digress). Through our brief courtship, he had asked me “If you’re...

A Misunderstanding

A Misunderstanding
(A work of fiction)
December 8, 2015

The gun sits in the middle of the table. All of us sit watching it. Loaded. One bullet in the chamber. Click. Misfire. November - They're here, finally. The $10 I borrowed so that I could...

Anticipation: The 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Anticipation: The 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
November 8, 2015

In preparation for the 20th Annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, I have been watching VS catwalks of the past. For ten years now, I have watched the show annually. ‘Ooh-ing’ and ‘aah-ing’ at...

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