Category Archives: Media, Art, and Music

Double Standards

Have you heard of Stephen Curry? Michael Phelps? Mohammed Ali? What about Tina Charles? Kerri Walsh? Simone Biles? Well you should because according to Sports Illustrated, they are among the top 50 female athletes in the United States! Most likely, you know more about the…

Opening Your Heart to the Arts

My father was a bass player in a semi prominent punk band in Boston in the 80’s. Besides the always amusing photos of him throwing the goat in skin tight leather pants with black nail polish, I have taken a lot from that time in…

Embracing the Body You Have

Most of us say there’s something about our body we’d like to change. It isn’t always easy to accept ourselves and be confident with who we are and how we look. It is easy to create unrealistic expectations for the way you look based on…

Is Social Media Controlling Your Life?

In the past year, I’ve made more social media accounts than I have in my whole life: Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, and this summer, I’m considering making one for Snapchat. This list doesn’t even include texting and all of the games I’ve downloaded to my phone….

Ana’s Faves

Books are boring, right? Wrong. Reading is one of the best forms of entertainment, and you don’t even have to leave your room. But what should you read? Here are three recommendations of my all-time favorite books, all of which I believe are appropriate for…

Perfect Match

How many years would you be willing to spend behind cold, metal bars to protect someone you love? What about in the name of justice? For Nina Frost, her love is beyond measures and she is willing to do anything to find justice for her…

Let’s Talk About Porn

As a teen, your brain is still growing and developing, and some of the experiences you have now can impact you later in life—and not always in a good way. This is why watching pornography without really thinking critically about what you’re seeing is not…

Not All Men Like Sports

“Did you catch the game last night?” If you’re a guy that’s a common question with a common answer, however for many young men, sports just aren’t all that they’re hyped up to be. Despite what you might think, not all young men spend hours…