Something to Note About “Mulan”

By Sophie Wang We all know Mulan as the young woman who saved China in the classic 1998 Disney animation. Considered as one of Disney’s only Asian princesses, Mulan has a special place in our hearts. Growing up, there was little for me to relate to on television. The majority of shows and animations rarely…

10 Easy and Healthy Do-It-Yourself Snacks

By Sheereen Charles Okay so you’re a busy mom, busy student, and/or busy professional. Whatever the case may be, you’re just a woman who is always on the run, but doesn’t want to resort to convenient fast food when you get hungry. Don’t fret; I have gathered some easy, flavorful, and healthy recipes designed to…

What “Easy A” Says About High School Gossip

By Anne Jorgenson Easy A is one of those movies that have seriously layered jokes—and once you get them, the movie becomes even more glorious than you initially realized. I mean, just look at the name Easy A. Easy A features Olive, a girl whose life snowballs out of control when she tells her friend…

3 Easy Smoothie Recipes That Will Make You a Morning Person

By Nicole Artime BEEP BEEP BEEP! It’s 7 A.M., and even though you know you have to get up, you hit the snooze button. Five times. Until it’s 7:50 and you have ten minutes to get ready. Let’s be honest; we’ve all been there. Normally, when we’re in such a rush, we feel like we…

Do You Have These 10 Essentials in Your Bag?

By Sheereen Charles Life is full of surprises, both good and bad. Although it’s hard to predict what those surprises may be, it’s a good idea to have these ten items handy, just so you’re prepared! Safety pins Did your bottom or seam pop? Necklace suddenly break? Safety pins can come to the rescue when…

#BookReview: “My Heart and Other Black Holes”

By Marissa Eller “You’re like a gray sky. You’re beautiful, even though you don’t want to be.” Jasmine Warga’s debut young adult novel, My Heart and Other Black Holes, perfectly depicts the highs and lows of depression. Through beautifully painful metaphors and blindingly real characters, Warga shows the world that mental illness takes over every…

Top 9 Best Inspiring, Interesting, and Invigorating Reads

By Sheereen Charles Reading is one of my favorite pastimes – inspiring books can make you think, laugh, cry, contemplate life, and appreciate what you have, all at the same time. No matter your age, race, or background, a great book can really move you. Here are nine inspirational books for everyday women written by everyday…

“Huh? What’s Business Casual?” : Your Guide to Dressing for Success

By Nicole Artime WHAT IS BUSINESS CASUAL? BUSINESS FORMAL? AM I UNDERDRESSED? OVERDRESSED? We’ve all asked ourselves these questions at least once. Today I’m here to help you with all of your business attire troubles. I’ve used my Polyvore account to put together some visuals. Let’s start with Business Casual. BUSINESS CASUAL  So you just got…

10 Feminist Lyrics That Will Make You Feel Powerful

By Marissa Eller Music is more than just a pretty melody with a nice rhythm – it’s a vehicle for empowering and motivating listeners. Here are a few of the most powerful lyrics from feminist songs, made to motivate you to fight for gender equality. 10: “Salute” by Little Mix ~ Ladies all across the…

Top 7 Best Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands

By Sheereen Charles “All natural.” “Fully organic.” “Eco-friendly.” You’ve heard these expressions pretty frequently lately, right? The all-natural craze has taken the world by storm, making everyone check their labels twice. The fashion world is no exception, with people scouring the internet for brands that are safe for the environment. According to the May 2007…