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Tayler Wiley is studying abroad, away from her home school in the Silicon Valley. Living, loving, and exploring the world, she is a bright-eyed hispanophile with a passion for croquettes, baguettes and anything fried.

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Feminism Isn't a Fad

(5) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 11:00 PM

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Last year, feminism went viral. It swept social media, and from Facebook to Twitter, women's rights was trending. Girls around the globe felt a call to identify themselves as strong, proud and independent females. Statuses and hashtags, photographs and microblogs became a...
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Social Media: 5 Ways to Disconnect

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 12:47 PM

Our generation makes up the most informed, most connected society to date. Thanks to social media there are political and human rights movements. Fads and fundraisers can go viral in hours. It's an amazing power that poses huge potential for future change. We live in an age where time is...

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The Modern Woman as Flawless

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 4:50 PM

As implied by the Holy Bible, man and woman are two opposite parts of one whole. However, in the myth of Adam and Eve, man was created first. According to the word of the Lord, "it [was] not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper...

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Virtual Jealousy

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 3:07 PM

As I sat in a muggy Sevillan café, valiantly attempting to study for final exams, the constant chattering of voices and buzzing of electric fans weren't enough to muffle the uncontrollable sobs of the girl next to me. Curiosity took over as I strained to hear the conversation between her...

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"What's a Tinder?"

(2) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 6:27 PM

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Tinder? What's a Tinder? As my mom pursued Google a completely perplexed expression came across her face, and she read allowed, "tinder (noun), a dry substance that readily takes fire from a spark?" That's when I considered how I could explain to someone...

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A Critique of Abroad

(2) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 11:07 PM

It's winter break. Sitting at a rather "hipster-chic" café, wedged in a narrow street in the heart of Seville, Spain, I casually sip my coffee and glance up at the auburn walls decorated with plates disguised at modern art. I give an invisible shrug and dive back into the latest...

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