The Black Lives Matter Movement

On May 25th, I was sitting in bed scrolling through Instagram when I first heard about George Floyd. His name didn’t mean anything to me then, but soon  my social media was flooded with pictures of him. I watched the video, and it felt almost…

Black Squares and Performative Activism

Yesterday was #BlackOutTuesday. For those who don’t know, #BlackOutTuesday is a social media trend that was started by two black women in the music industry that encouraged people to spend the day reflecting on ways to support the black community. It was originally under the…

A Girl’s Best Friend

Tail wagging eagerly, panting hard enough to make his body bob up and down, and eyes glued to me, my beast started his day. I woke up today with his sixty pounds on top of me and his head on the pillow next to mine….

Social Media Use and COVID-19

The current COVID-19 outbreak has created many changes to our daily lives. You may be attending school through a virtual platform when you were used to being in a classroom. Maybe you were looking forward to a special event, like graduation or prom, which was…

Eating Disorders and COVID19

At this point, many of us have been isolating for weeks to minimize the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. You might be trying to navigate how to adjust to this new normal. The important thing to remember is that this is the…