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Knowing When to Quit

Knowing When to Quit

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are socially coached to not only hide when we quit one of our obligations, but also to feel guilty when we do so. But what if that obligation is just not worth our time? Should we be expected to stay?

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Do you hear what I hear?

Do you hear what I hear?

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mr. Drumpf you don’t fight for us. But we don’t need you to. What we need is an America that sees us and an America that hears us.

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To My Little Sisters

To My Little Sisters

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Being classy doesn’t mean conforming, it means knowing yourself and valuing and honoring that knowledge.

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Is The Peace Corps A Cop Out?

Is The Peace Corps A Cop Out?

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are not constantly re-examining what your experience in a developing country taught you, if you are not constantly questioning how global systems interact, then you are no better than the modern “voluntourist.”

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So, You Have a Black Friend?

So, You Have a Black Friend?

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

You don’t have to be racist to promote racism, though.

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No Pain, No Gain, Shut Up and (Relax)

No Pain, No Gain, Shut Up and (Relax)

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We live in a society where our appearances are valued to such a degree that sometimes we forget just how hard we have to push to do the everyday, necessary mundane tasks that allow us to stay afloat.

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For the Love of History

For the Love of History

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yeah all these old, dead, White guys paved the path to creating the United States as we know it now, but why did I care?

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Stop calling “It” “She”

Stop calling “It” “She”

| August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

For anyone who doesn’t know, shoes aren’t women.

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The Struggle of Being a Woman: What’s Not Being Said

The Struggle of Being a Woman: What’s Not Being Said

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

We need to start recognizing that it’s okay for a woman to say something negative on fashion without it necessitating an “insider’s look” at a woman’s self esteem.

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