Is Voting For Hillary A Feminist Statement?
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Is Voting For Hillary A Feminist Statement?

We should consider Hillary Clinton revolutionary for many reasons. As the first woman to run for President (twice), Hillary Clinton champions women and devotes much of her current…

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Am I A Millennial?
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Am I A Millennial?

I cringe when I hear the term “millennial.” When someone uses it to describe people in my age group, it usually involves a negative connotation. It's usually a…

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5 Financial Habits For Your 20’s That Set You Up For Life
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5 Financial Habits For Your 20’s That Set You Up For Life

As much as it might seem like your 20’s is the time in your life where you can make mistakes, spend your money whenever you feel like it,…

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The Big City
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The Big City

Many people are drawn to move to New York City for different reasons. The majority of people I’ve spoken to have come here for the excitement and prospect…

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Embracing My Post-College Slump
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Embracing My Post-College Slump

When asked about myself, I’m always tempted to say “I’m just a girl in the world” or “I’m not a girl, not yet a woman.” I guess I’m…

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Why Making Friends Becomes Harder As You Age
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Why Making Friends Becomes Harder As You Age

When I was younger, making friends was never difficult. Being naturally outgoing, making new connections was an easy task to accomplish. It was, for lack of a better…

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Why You Should Never Let Anyone *Steal* Your Sparkle
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Why You Should Never Let Anyone *Steal* Your Sparkle

Writing has always been my passion; I can remember using a typewriter (yes, I’m that old) to make my own newspaper when I was around 6 or 7…

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Nourishing Your Roots Where Roots Don’t Grow
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Nourishing Your Roots Where Roots Don’t Grow

Growing up in America as a young Ethiopian girl was an indelible experience. Being different from everyone else led me to grow up very fast while also developing…

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The Dangers Of Date Rape Drugs
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The Dangers Of Date Rape Drugs

Drug-facilitated sexual assault is on the rise. It happens to innocent victims who are close to someone or just acquaintances. It all happens very quickly and may cause…

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Dress for Success
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Dress for Success

Getting a job is hard. As a recent college graduate, I’ve applied to countless jobs, gone on numerous interviews, and gotten exactly zero full-time job offers.

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Buying A Home With Large Student Loan Debt
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Buying A Home With Large Student Loan Debt

Okay, so you have been out of college for quite some time now and living in a one-bedroom apartment wondering if you should take the next step towards…

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Tips For The First-Time Home Buyer
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Tips For The First-Time Home Buyer

Being a first-time homebuyer can be both thrilling and nerve-wracking at the same time. Owning a home is a huge commitment, and a more expensive one than some…

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I’m Perfectly Okay With Not Being A Mother
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I’m Perfectly Okay With Not Being A Mother

Shortly after being born, I was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. When you're disabled, certain aspects of everyday life become much more difficult than that of the average person.…

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The Highs And Lows Of Living Alone, With Roommates, And Parents
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The Highs And Lows Of Living Alone, With Roommates, And Parents

Your living situation is a delicate experience. It’s a decision that affects your environment and, therefore, your mental attitude. For college graduates, you have many options in front…

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Friends: Not The Family You Choose
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Friends: Not The Family You Choose

“Friends are the family you choose for yourself.” I remember the first time I read that on a poster… or bumper sticker… or t-shirt… Who knows, maybe it…

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