#BookReview: Why “The Secret Garden” is a MUST READ Classic

By Anne Jorgenson In my opinion, The Secret Garden is perhaps one of the best coming-of-age stories of all time. The story follows Mary Lennox, a sullen child born to parents who treat her like an old plaything rather than a daughter. When a plague strikes Mary’s home compound in India, everyone dies – except Mary….

Rest in Peace Jo Cox, British Female Rights Activist

By Niraja Surendran I, unfortunately, did not the know British politician Jo Cox until after her death. She was a Labour MP – Member of Parliament – who was becoming better known in her country when she was brutally murdered on June 16, 2016. Her unexpected death has prompted her family, friends, and fellow colleagues…

How to Pick the Right Makeup for Your Skin Type

By Sheereen Charles It can be so difficult to find the perfect base for your skin; looking for the right foundation to set the rest of your makeup off right can be extremely overwhelming. But not to worry, here’s a guide to help you to sort through your options: Acne-Prone If acne is a major…

The Most Unconventional Female Artists of Our Time

By Sheereen Charles Today – right now – we’re making history happen, and considering the significance of the present, I decided to explore women who have taken and are still taking the art world by storm. These women have broken boundaries and came out on top, proving that it pays to think outside the box….

#BookReview: “Red Queen” by Victoria Aveyard

By Anne Jorgenson Does anyone else think that Red Queen is kind of an awesome title? This book follows Mare Barrow, a young thieiving girl who lives in a Red village. In her world, status is determined by the color of your blood; reds are the common people, the workers, the soldiers while silvers are the…

#BookReview: Timebound (The Chronos Files)

By Anne Jorgenson Kate Pierce-Keller, the main character of Timebound, is a sixteen-year-old girl living with her mom in Washington D.C. When her estranged grandmother arrives, asking to spend more time with her, Kate is put into a precarious position. She wants to get to know her grandmother, but Kate’s mom isn’t exactly ecstatic about…

Girls in Tech? Hell yes!

By Claire Gillepsie Because Project GirlSpire wants YOU to go into tech, here’s a few incredible role models for you to follow: Sarah Drinkwater, Head of Campus London Campus London is a physical and virtual “space” operated by Google that provides resources and communication opportunities for anyone looking to transform their ideas (business or academic) into…

Top 7 Feminist Comic Books You Need To Be Reading

By Ethan Poe Society often characterizes reading comic books as a boyish pursuit. However, girls are changing that perception now, both reading and creating comic books with feminist themes. These comics entertainingly confront serious issues that women face around the world while also using fantasy to empower. So whether you are interested in emotionally gripping personal…

Equal Pay For Equal Play

By Chloe Tai In an interview with New York Times, Carli Lloyd, 2015 FIFA women’s player of the year, explained, “It had everything to do with what’s right and what’s fair, and with upholding a fundamental American concept: equal pay for equal play.  Even if you are female.”  On March 31, 2016, five women from…