Why Cancel Culture Can be Restricting

It seems like every week there is another celebrity being dragged on social media for on offensive or ignorant tweet. In an attempt to be woke, people love to pull out memes and start #IsOverParty, and canceling people has quickly become part of our new normal. I can’t pretend that I have never found some…

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5 Eco-Friendly Companies Trying to Save the World

Last Monday, Starbucks announced that it will replace all plastic straws with strawless lids or biodegradable paper straws for frappuccinos. Their decision comes after Seattle, the company’s home city, banned single-use plastic straws and utensils in an attempt to reduce plastic pollution. The corporation revealed that it will eliminate more than one billion straws a…

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The Selling Power of Fake Instagram Influencers

At first glance, model Lil Miquela looks like every other Instagram influencer. She posts pictures paired with clever captions, collaborates with brands and even had beef with another influencer. Like other Instagram models, critics accuse her of being fake, but unlike some of those models, Miquela hasn’t gone under the knife. She doesn’t need to.…

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6 Celebrity YouTube Channels to Subscribe to

Ten years ago, YouTube was a place to find entertaining cat videos, and no one imagined it would become as popular as it is now. According to a study conducted by Google, more than 70 percent of teenagers admitted they relate more to YouTubers than traditional celebrities. YouTubers, even the ones with millions of followers,…

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8 Movies to Add to Your Fourth of July Playlist

Just because you don’t have an elaborate party planned for the fourth of July, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. In fact, you don’t even have to leave your bed, to commemorate this important holiday. Just pull up your covers because here are eight movies you need add to your July 4 playlist. “Independence Day” It’s…

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What Everyone Can Learn From Demi Lovato’s Journey to Sobriety

Singer, Demi Lovato has always been vocal about her struggles with drugs and alcohol and her battle with an eating disorder. In her YouTube documentary, “Simply Complicated,” Lovato reveals that she began using cocaine and abusing alcohol towards the end of her Disney channel career. On June 21, 2018, Lovato confessed in her emotional song,…

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Five Podcasts Creative Individuals Should Listen To

Whether you are a painter, musician or writer, creative block is an unavoidable battle that you will come across at least once in your life. When you feel stuck, tuning in to a podcast is a good way to get creative ideas flowing, and listening to professionals who do what you love, might help you…

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YouTuber Molly Burke Constantly Smashes Stereotypes Concerning Disabilities

“Oh my gosh, I don’t know what I would do if I were blind,” is something I hear a lot after people find out I’m visually impaired. Then they’ll ask me a dumb question like “Why don’t you just wear glasses?” as if they’re suddenly an ophthalmologist. I understand it can be hard to comprehend…

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The Powerful Advantages of Remakes

Recently Disney released the teaser trailer for the 2019 production of “Dumbo” which had people everywhere reaching for a tissue box in anticipation. In recent years, Disney has produced remakes of many of its iconic movies such as “Cinderella,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Jungle Book,” and they plan on releasing more live action…

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Four Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Suicide

The tragic deaths of fashion icon, Kate Spade and celebrity chef and host of “Parts Unknown,” Anthony Bourdain placed suicide and mental illness back into the spotlight. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and each year, about 44,965 people commit suicide. The most common method used in a suicide…

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Why is the World Still Keeping Up With the Kardashians

As “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” season 15 gears up for its summer premiere, fans excitedly await its return, and critics wonder to themselves how on Earth a show featuring a family with seemingly no talent lasted for over a decade. While the ratings may be slipping, the Kardashians still appear to be relevant. Their…

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10 Celebrity Memoirs Worth Reading

Although reading non-fiction books may appear boring, memoirs can give you an interesting look into someone else’s life, and what better item to bring along a plan ride or beach trip than a good book. While reading the autobiography, you are able to learn from their mistakes, become more empathetic and get a better understanding…

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Why You Need To Know Who Mari Copeny Is

The public was first introduced to 10 year old, Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny back in 2016 when she wrote a letter to Barack Obama asking to meet with him while she was in Washington D.C. Her letter gained national attention and highlighted the struggles the people of Flint still deal with til this day. Although President…

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8 of The Best Tours Happening This Summer

2018 has seen a lot of good music so far, and summer is an important period in the music industry especially for tours. As your schedule starts to become more open, what better way to spend your night then by jamming out to your favorite artist? From Queen B to Bruno Mars, here are the…

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Five Ways To Be a Good Ally During Pride Month

If you didn’t know, June is Pride Month which means celebrating the members of the LGBTQ= community and continuing the fight for equality. Straight individuals are not banned from joining in on the celebration, but there are things we have to remember if we want to be good allies for out LGBTQ+ friends. Listed are…

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Six Ways To Stay Committed To Your Summer Workout Routine

As we enter into the bright season of summer, many people are finally remembering the new year’s resolution they set in the beginning of the year and have decided to recommit themselves to working out. But it is much easier to tell yourself you are going to exercise than it is to actually do the…

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Why Documentaries Are A Powerful Resource

The documentary genre is not the same category it used to be years ago. Nowadays whether you are watching Lady Gaga’s Five Foot Two or Fire at Sea, documentaries reveal moving stories that might have appeared distant. Watching the lives of the people shown in these non-fiction flicks can be transformative and can bring the…

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How To Read the News Efficiently

Nowadays inaccurate stories spread faster than credible articles, and while you might try to run from the news, being completely clueless about the events that indirectly or directly impact you doesn’t do you any good. At first glance, the 24-hour news cycle looks overwhelming and the fake news and real stories look the same. But…

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How to Overcome The Crushing Feelings of Failure

Everyone understands that as humans we are doomed to making mistakes. It won’t happen once in a blue moon instead it might be a daily occurrence. But even though it is understood that we will be rejected once in a while, many people fear failure. They jump through some many hoops to ensure they won’t…

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Women in Hollywood Need to Stop the Beef

In a world of people who live for spilled tea, the public loves to hear about the latest celebrity feuds. I understand when you work in a certain occupation, you might not always like your coworkers. It is never a guarantee you will get along with everyone because each individual carries different sets of values…

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Three Reasons Why Summer is The Best Season to be Single

Nowadays people are constantly trying to enter new relationships, but if you’re single right, that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. While being in a relationship may have some perks, don’t completely rule out being single just yet. In the season of 100-degree weather, being single during the summer definitely has advantages. If you aren’t convinced,…

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6 Netflix Shows to Add to Your Summer Watchlist

Now that it is finally summer break, everyone has more free time to spend doing fun activities, and what can be more fun than catching up on all of the shows you have been putting off. I know that after finishing a series, it is common to feel lost and have no idea what show…

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Clothing Brands by College Students That Everyone Should Support

Many people make the mistake of assuming that all college students party 24/7 and stay hungover, and while partying and having can be a part of the college experience, many college students actively work hard to prepare for their future careers. Some of the hardest working people are college students, so it is important when…

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FIVE WAYS TO FIND NEW MUSIC TO ADD TO YOUR SUMMER PLAYLIST

As many enter this new bright season, we may be searching for that song to use as the anthem for summer. With the amount of new songs entering the scene, finding music you will like at times may appear to be a daunting task. There are so many different tactics you can use to find…

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