Last week, my best friends sat around my dinner table, the conversation consisting of the usual topics – puppies on the Internet, the best “Hotline Bling” spoof (obviously the Mr. G version), and how terribly, absolutely, horrendously HORRIBLY our lives are going. It’s the first thing you bring up when you run into someone on the … More When Did “Happy” Become a Bad Word?
My one goal when going to Hong Kong was to #LiveLikeALocal! Here is a list of all the all the cool, weird, interesting, and amazing things about the city that I learned while pretending to be a local! If you are in Hong Kong in the summer… EMBRACE THE SWEAT… there is absolutely no way … More Live Like A Local: Hong Kong
It’s that time of the year again, folks: Parents Weekend! We all know what that means… Free food, probably a new shirt or two, and the first serious deep clean of your room since you moved in. So, in celebration, here’s a quick rundown of the s#!t you gotta hide and s#!t you should talk about while you enjoy that … More 7 Things to Hide and 7 Things to Talk About This Parents Weekend
Mental illness is personal, it’s isolating, and it’s scary. Those who suffer often feel trapped in their own skin, like the things they’ve gone through are theirs and theirs alone. Be open to hearing their stories and open to encouraging others to share theirs. Here’s Elyssa’s story. ** Video is courtesy of The What I … More 131 Days and Counting
So many people talk about how badly they want to be in a relationship, but do they realize how amazing it is to be single? I’m single and I f*cking love it it because: No one is constantly on my a$$ about where I’m at, what I’m doing, and who I’m doing it with. #freedom … More I’m Single and I F*cking Love It
I never thought of myself as the “relationship type.” Not because I don’t know how to put someone’s needs in front of my own – I’ve just honestly never thought I’ve had the time. But long before I met my current girlfriend, I wondered how having a very public relationship via social media could possibly … More Why I’m Scared Social Media Could Ruin My Relationship
Shit. Last semester was the worst five months of my life. Where do I start? I was adjusting from studying abroad in the city where I wanted to spend the rest of my life. I was navigating the unfamiliar emotions of a long-distance relationship (he lived in said city). I took on a course load … More Being “Perfect” Sucks
As a diehard GW Sports fan (and admitted member of the Colonial Army Executive Board), I can confidently say that I often fall into the trap of focusing too much on our Men’s Basketball team. Not to say that they don’t deserve the attention – they work hard, they put on one hell of a … More Why Do We ONLY Talk About Men’s Basketball?
Hi! Remember me? You know, your friend who encouraged you to live out your dreams in that amazing place halfway across the world? Well, I was right… but now, I’d really like to encourage you to come back. Why is no one publicly expressing the longing desire for their abroad friends to come home? I … More Okay, I’m Ready For My Abroad Friends To Come Home