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Why Do I Blog?

Why Do I Blog?

Murray Rosenbaum  02.27.2015
The weekly routine of sitting down and organizing my ideas into a coherent piece of text that people of various backgrounds can enjoy became...
The 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sequel Is Exciting Enough to Rip Your Pants Over!

The 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sequel Is Exciting Enough to Rip Your Pants Over!

Jilly Rolnick  02.27.2015
While America has taken huge steps towards equality, issues are still being fought over today. This month is Black History Month so it...
6 Months Into My Anorexia Recovery, I Finally Smashed My Scale

6 Months Into My Anorexia Recovery, I Finally Smashed My Scale

Proud2BMe  02.27.2015
I thought of my scale as a security blanket -- as long as I had it, I felt like I had some sort of control. In reality, the scale controlled...
I'll Always Love (And Like) You, 'Parks And Rec'

I'll Always Love (And Like) You, 'Parks And Rec'

Kamrin Baker  02.25.2015
Parks and Rec will also always remind me of the coolness, calmness and contentment of a windy summer night under foreign comforters that...
How Instagram Is Helping Me Recover From An Eating Disorder

How Instagram Is Helping Me Recover From An Eating Disorder

Proud2BMe  02.24.2015
It was a place where it was OK that I felt guilty after eating or wanted to cry because I hated my body. But it was also a place where...
Why Everyone Should Be Reading Humans Of New York

Why Everyone Should Be Reading Humans Of New York

Avi Sholkoff  02.24.2015
HONY transcends barriers. Few pages on Facebook have such a diverse array of "likes" among my Facebook friends. Whether you consider yourself...
The Secret To Getting Through Tough Times

The Secret To Getting Through Tough Times

Bernadette Anat  02.23.2015
Picture this: Your life's going normally, maybe even awesomely, when suddenly, it happens -- something huge, something heavy, something...
What It's Like Living With A Pop Star's Name

What It's Like Living With A Pop Star's Name

Madonna Matta  02.23.2015
Hi, my name is Madonna. Now before you jump to conclusions, I'd like to first explain that no, I was not named after the artist. I don't...
Why Accuracy in Nonfiction Films Matters

Why Accuracy in Nonfiction Films Matters

Stephan Kozub  02.23.2015
There is a system of trust between my generation and the Hollywood directors that in movies based on historical events, especially ones...
What Every Aspiring Doctor Should Know About in High School

What Every Aspiring Doctor Should Know About in High School

Arianna Yanes  02.23.2015
For a high schooler determined to pursue a career in medicine, a combined medical program can provide the freedom to pursue activities...
Bullying in Politics

Bullying in Politics

Ally Del Monte  02.20.2015
Politicians are supposed to be representative of the people they serve. Imagine, for one minute, if someone from every state in America...
What I Didn't Expect the People's Choice Awards to Teach Me

What I Didn't Expect the People's Choice Awards to Teach Me

Julia Schemmer  02.20.2015
Sometimes, the true story isn't in what celebrities you talk to, or what designer are you wearing or what events you got to attend. In...
Batman Has His Utility Belt -- And I Have My EpiPen

Batman Has His Utility Belt -- And I Have My EpiPen

Matthew Friend  02.11.2015
Yet, just as Batman has his utility belt, I have my EpiPen. The EpiPen may as well be tattooed on to my skin, as it still travels with...
Katy Takes on the Superbowl; What Are the Odds?

Katy Takes on the Superbowl; What Are the Odds?

Jilly Rolnick  02.10.2015
While many people were focused on the Seahawks and Patriots during this Super Bowl, there were many other parts of the game setting off...